How to Use Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender is the most versatile of all essential oils and has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. Lavender is also great for relaxing and winding down before bedtime, yet also has balancing properties.
Here are some tips on how to use Lavender essential oil from our product management team and Young Living distributors.
Tips from Young Living:
Soothe minor burns by applying 2–3 drops to the affected area
Rub on dry or chapped skin to moisturize the affected area
Add a few drops to a cotton ball and place it in closets and drawers to scent linens and repel moths and insects
Place a few drops on a wet cloth or dryer sheet to deodorize and freshen your laundry
Rub a few drops onto your hand and spread over a pillow
Diffuse Lavender essential oil to set the mood for a baby shower or social gathering
Diffuse or inhale Lavender essential oil to calm your mind, body, and spirit after a hard day’s work


Tips from Young Living Facebook Fans:
“I keep a 2-oz. spray bottle with 11-13 drops Lavender/purified water mix next to my bed and spritz pillow and linens nightly!” —Virginia C., Star
“You can add a drop or two to hot water to make Lavender tea.” —Charles H., Distributor
“I put it right on my neck. I love how it relaxes me.” —Wendy M., Distributor
“I diffuse Lavender every night for a great night’s rest.” —Eric H., Distributor
“We use it all the time! I put it on the kids after their shower to get ready for bed.” —Victoria B., Distributor
“I put it on a cotton ball and slip it between my pillow case and pillow.” – Patt F., Distributor
“I love putting a couple of drops on wool dryer balls to scent our clothes while they’re drying!” —Laura W., Star
“I put a few drops of Lavender essential oil in my bath water.” —Ede H., Distributor

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