Lavender is one of the top-known scents that have been used in many fragrances and oils, as a middle note the sweet and delicate scent is smelled instantly. It is a flowering plant in the mint and floral family with herbal and balsamic undertones, a genus of close to 50 known species. Besides being known for its scent, it is also identified by its color which is a light shade of purple that has been used as a color term since 1705. The lavender plant even traces back to ancient Egypt used as a bath additive, perfume, and freshening up. Since then, its therapeutic value has been used in oils, topical uses, and herbal tea.
Modern scientific findings
Much research and studies have been done in recent years on the wide range of benefits associated with the lavender plant. Lavender can be used to improve skin health, and mood disorders and boost sleep; potent with antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Here are some ways you can use lavender for its benefits:
- Lavender is most used to aid with getting a restful night’s sleep, whether it is drinking tea or using our oil diffuser, it causes a sedative effect to relax your mind and body to sleep longer and wake up feeling refreshed.
- The soothing power of the lavender aroma scent can be used as an antidepressant, proven to help with symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress; promoting relaxation and decrease stress levels.
- Lavender can also be used to treat skin conditions and blemishes with its anti-inflammatory properties that eases the flare-ups of acne, eczema, and psoriasis. It is also used for wound healing and reducing the possibility of bacteria and infections.
Lavender as the scenting oil
Lavender is a versatile scenting oil that is commonly used in fragrance oils and perfumes in the aromatherapy world. The oil is extracted from the nectar of the plant and then distilled creating the fragrance oil. For safe usage, the fragrance oils should be used with a carrier oil, such as vanilla, lemongrass, and sweet oil and a scent diffuser to reap the benefits. Our Aroma360 scenting oils are high-quality scented oils that are free of chemicals and additives with diffuser oil blends that are 100% safe and contain no parabens, here are a few scenting oils that carry the lavender note: