1. Bug Bites / Stings and Minor Rashes
Lavender essential oil has soothing abilities, but it can also help relieve pain and itching. In addition, it will relieve topical irritation caused by insect bites. You can also use it to soothe the red and inflamed skin of a bee sting. Also, use it on minor rashes to help calm and soothe inflammation and prickly pain.
Rub the lavender mixture on the affected area. The mixture will help with the pain and the battle against the problems of the skin.
As lavender oil is antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory, it is a fantastic option when it comes to treating small cuts. The lavender blend, with these powerful healing agents, will help protect your wound against infection. In addition, the analgesic capacity of lavender oil will help relieve discomfort. And lavender oil can even accelerate the healing time!
3. Dandruff / Alopecia
Lavender oil can help balance the natural oils of your scalp. In this way, it can be used to treat dandruff and can also be used to treat alopecia. In addition, it can be therapeutically beneficial to massage this mixture into the scalp. Movement and scent can induce a relaxed state of mind while treating your problematic scalp.
Massage the mixture on the scalp and it will help with itching, hair loss and scales.
This is another area where the anti-inflammatory and antibacterial agents of lavender oil come into play. Lavender oil can help soothe and calm acne-induced inflammation, while fighting bacteria that can contribute to the development of acne.
Use 1 to 2 drops of lavender oil with your daily facial wash to help with existing acne and help prevent future outbreaks.
5. Chapped Lips / Skin
Bitter, cold temperatures can be brutal on your lips and skin. To help protect dry, cracked lips and skin from the weather, use the lavender oil mixture as often as needed. You might consider purchasing a small container meant for homemade lip balm. This way, you can carry your mixture with you and use it when you’re on the go.
Massage into affected areas with the lavender mixture.
6. Ear Health
If you have noticed that your pet is poking much in your ear lately, you may need to have your ears cleaned. The good news is that you can treat your ears at home.
Use 2-4 drops of lavender essential oil and ¼ cup of fractionated coconut oil (this type of coconut oil contains a greater fraction of caprylic acid or C-8) to make an amazing ear cleaner and spray. If you notice an adverse reaction or if symptoms worsen, consult your veterinarian.