The health benefits of lavender oil for the skin can be attributed to its antiseptic and antifungal properties. It is used to treat various skin disorders such as acne, wrinkles,
psoriasis, and other inflammations. It heals wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburns rapidly as
it aids in the formation of scar tissues. Lavender oil is added to chamomile to treat
eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions. This is why we top off our Earth Tone herbal
skin toner with Lavender Oil so you can reap the full benefits!
Due to its powerful antiseptic properties, Lavender essential oil can increase cell growth
and aid in the formation of scar tissue. It has been used to heal wounds, cuts, burns and
sunburns rapidly. Just like it can be used for scrapes and wounds, lavender essential oil
can also be used to treat skin disorders such as acne, burns, dry skin, eczema, itchy
skin, sunburn, seborrhea and skin inflammation.
Interestingly, during World War I Lavender was used by hospitals as an antiseptic and
disinfectant, treating wounds and sterilizing medical equipment. Today, we use Lavender
in much the same way. You’ll find it in a myriad of products ranging from bubble bath to
high end skin care products and even topical scar treatment medicine.
There are many benefits of lavender, much more that most expect. According to Natural News, this herb’s anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiseptic properties, make it an effective wound treatment. Lavender stimulates the cells of a wound to regenerate more quickly and prevent scarring. It’s also useful for treating headaches, insomnia, fever blisters, acne, disrupted digestion and even anxiety, stress and depression. It’s also a detoxifier and kills germs.
Acne breakouts are an area where aromatherapists believe lavender can benefit your skin. Lavender attacks bacteria resulting in the lessening of acne infections. Lavender also reduces swelling and general skin inflammation. To assist getting rid of acne you should use lavender blended into a skin toner, like our Earth Tone!