Lavender


1.Bee sting / Insect bite
 Put a drop of Lavender oil on a bee sting or insect bite to stop itching reduce swelling.
2. Minor burn
Put 2-3 drops Lavender oil on a minor burn to decrease pain. I recently did this after I spilled scorching hot tea on my hand at Starbucks and luckily had my lavender with me. Result: NO redness, swelling or pain. NO sign of any burn. Lavender works wonders!
3. Cuts
Drop Lavender oil on cut to stop bleeding, clean wound, and kill bacteria.
4. Eczema / Dermatitis
Mix several drops of Lavender oil with a nut or vegetable mixing oil (coconut, sesame, etc) and use topically on eczema and dermatitis. I have a dear friend who suffers from severe eczema and swears by this.
5. Dry or chapped skin
Rub lavender oil on dry or chapped skin.
6.Chapped or sunburned lips
Rub a drop of lavender oil on chapped or sunburned lips.
7. Dandruff. 
Rub several drops of lavender oil into the scalp to help eliminate dandruff.
8. Cold sores. 
Put a drop of lavender oil on a cold sore.
A Final Word of Warning:
Although not commonly considered an allergenic substance, if you are susceptible from allergens in the mint family, you could experience negative side effects from lavender as well.

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