One of the key benefits of lavender is its relaxing, soothing properties. Lavender essential oil makes a terrific treatment for relaxing sore muscles, encouraging a good night’s sleep or relieving tension headaches. Another benefit of lavender oil is to relieve itching and swelling of insect bites.
Also asked, how is lavender good for skin?
It is used to treat various skin disorders such as acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and other inflammatory conditions. It is commonly used to speed up the healing process of wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburns because it improves the formation of scar tissues. Lavender oil is also added to chamomile to treat eczema.
Can you do anything with lavender leaves?
The fresh or dried leaves are more commonly used in cooking (rubs, herbes de Provence, etc.). If a recipe calls just for lavender, it’s probably safe to assume it’s the leaves. The dried flowers are used for infusions: herb tea, flavouring honey or cream, etc. The fresh flowers are usually used for garnishing.