Lavender uses to heal your body

Lavender uses to heal your body

My new favorite “life hack” is to sprinkle 5-10 drops of lavender in my shower before I get in.  Once I step inside it, I feel as if I have transported to a spa, every single time.  The daily (or bi-daily) ritual has changed showering from a dreaded task into a lovely treat.

Lavender is an herb. The flower and the oil of lavender are used to make medicine.  Lavender is used for restlessness, insomnia, nervousness, and depression. It is also used for a variety of digestive complaints including meteorism (abdominal swelling from gas in the intestinal or peritoneal cavity), loss of appetite, vomitingnausea and intestinal problems according to WebMD.

Health and Body Tips shares a helpful info graphic that details the many uses of lavender.

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Do you use lavender?  What ways do you use the herb or oil to find relief? 

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