10 Benefits of Lavender Oil You May Not Have Known About

5. Put it on a Cold Compress

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Putting lavender oil on a cold compress can help act as a calming substance while aiding in the relief of arthritis, eczema and sores.

4. Use it to Make Tea

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Steep a small handful of lavender flowers in some boiling water. Poof! You’ve got a delicious, healthy herbal tea, which helps to sooth your nerves and send you into blissful sleep.

3. Soothes Aches and Pains

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Pop in a few drops of lavender oil, mix in some Epsom salts and you’ve got a perfect bath to help soak away the stress and tension of the day.

2. Helps Relieve Menstrual Cramps

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Apply a hot compress that has been sprinkled with lavender oil, or massage some of it directly onto your lower abdomen to help relieve those pesky cramps.

1. Helps to Relieve Cold and Flu Symptoms

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Add a couple drops of both lavender and thyme oil into a bowl of steaming water. Place your face over top and cover your head with a towel to help relieve your stuffy nose and blocked sinuses.

Source: netherfield, the-open-mind