The distilled water of Lavender (Hydrosol) Mist around your head, is
refreshing and soothing. Alternatively, make a compress of a piece of cause or muslin soaked
in icy cold water then sprinkled with a few drops of lavender oil and apply to the forehead,
or massage a few drops into the forehead, temples and nape of the
In a number of small studies, elderly psychiatric patients have been shown to
sleep better and be more alert during the day when their sleep medication is replaced with
lavender oil either dropped on their pillows, or placed in a diffuser on the ward. To help to
induce sleep, put 3 or 4 drops of lavender oil on your pillow. For babies, add 1 drop of
lavender oil & geranium oil in carrier oil and massage into a babies back or a few drops
in their bedtime bath.
Combine lavender, rosemary, Neroli, frankincense & clary sage, into your
hand luggage and roll it over your pulse points to help you keep a clear head during those
endless hours in the air.
Massage a few drops of lavender oilinto your
lower abdomen or apply a hot compress onto the area, which a little lavender oil has been
Moths,Midges & Mosquitos
These annoying little insects all hate the smell of lavender. To prevent bites,
splash yourself with lavender hydrosol before you go out at sunset or to bed, put 3-4 drops
of oil on your pillow or soak cotton wool ball in the oil and leave it on a saucer in front
of the window. Lavender oil is also a terrific remedy for insect bites, soothing itching
& inflammation: dab it on to them neat as soon as possible. To keep moths off your
clothes, hand lavender bags on you coat hangers or keep them among your sweaters and refresh
them with a drop or two of lavender oil from time to time.
This infestation by a tiny mite burrowing into your skin causes intense itching.
Rub the whole body with neat lavender oil, then following every day until better with a
mixture of lavender oil and alcohol. Change and wash bedding and clothes and sprinkle
lavender oil on the mattress.
Combine a mix of lavender oil with, analgesic, antiviral & scar preventing
essential oils neat or on compresses on the agonizing lesions of shingles. It usually
produces a cure within 5-8 days.
Lavender is one of several essential oils that aromatherapists recommend for
inhalations to relieve sinusitis, add two drops of lavender & thyme oil to a bowl of
near-steaming water and inhale slowly and deeply, with a towel over your head &
Stress & Anxiety
Keep a spritzer of Lavender Mist - Hydrosol handy to spray on your face during
the day, or apply lavender oil neat to your temples.
Spray pure Lavender Mist – Hydrosol directly onto the skin or Add 8 drops of
lavender oil and 4 drops of peppermint oil to a teaspoon of jojoba oil. Pour it into a
cool-to-lukewarm bath and soak for 10 minutes.