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Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil – Ayurvedic Properties of One of the Most Versatile Essential Oils

Are you suffering from stress, anxiety, tension, acne, pain, or breathing problem? You’ll be surprised to hear that there is ONE solution for all these sufferings, which is the Lavender Essential Oil. Lavender is one of the most versatile of all essential oils. The benefits of this oil were learned 2500 years ago. It easily a very powerful essential oil. It is an inexpensive oil full of health benefits. Therapeutic grade essential oil is highly regarded for skin conditions, along with having a relaxing effect on the body and mind. Besides treating all the above-mentioned sufferings, it extensively aids to treat sleeping problems and enhance blood circulation in the human body. Moreover, it can be used as a deodorant and an amazing cleanser for household items.

In modern Ayurveda, it is also known as an antibacterial essential oil. The lavender essential oil has health benefits but it also comes handy when needed in the home as a bug repellent due to its pungent smell. Below mentioned are the details about the Lavender essential oil:

  • Botanical Name: Lavendula Officinalis
  • Dosha: PK↓, V (Neutral)
  • Taste: Pungent
  • Energy: Slightly Cooling
  • Actions: Carminative, diuretic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, analgesic, galactagogue, stimulant, and balancing.

Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

  • Stimulates Wound Healing

This essential oil helps to speed up the process of wound healing. It stimulates the healing process of minor cuts, burns, and bruises.

  • Reduces Stress and Anxiety

Lavender Essential Oil has powerful anxiolytic abilities as it contains terpenoids like linalool and linalyl acetate. When applied in the right way it helps to relieve stress and anxiety.

  • Treats Respiratory Disorders

Problems like asthma, flu, cough, sinus congestion, throat infection, tonsillitis, colds, and whooping cough can be treated by using Lavender Essential Oil. It aids to loosen up the phlegm and relieve congestion related to any of the respiratory problems.

  • Improves Sleep

Due to its calming properties, this essential oil when applied on your pillowcase and bedsheets ensure a good night’s sleep. It also helps to treat insomnia.

  • Anti-bacterial and Anti-Viral Properties

Lavender Essential Oil properties like anti-bacterial and anti-viral, making it perfect to fight against diseases like typhoid, TB, and diphtheria.

  • Fights Acne

Young people, as well as adults whenever get acne to feel uncomfortable and embarrassed. But Lavender Essential Oil has anti-bacterial properties which help to fight stubborn acne and reduces the acne scar. A quick tip is to add a few drops of Lavender Essential Oil into your skin creams.

  • Relives Pain

Lavender Essential Oil is amazing when it comes to reliving pains like muscles pain, sprains, backache, or lumbago. A good regular Lavender Essential Oil massage can do wonders to relieve pain.

  • Improves Blood Circulation

The Lavender Essential Oil reduces hypertension which aids to lower blood pressure. This gives amazing benefits to coronary conditions.

  • Hair Care

When Lavender Essential Oil is mixed with any carrier oil (like coconut or grapeseed oil) it has immense benefits on your hair. When it is massaged on the scalp daily, it can improve alopecia areata and hair loss.

  • Bug Repellent

Due to the pungent smell of Lavender Essential Oil, it is an excellent bug repellent. It can repel any type of bug-like moths, midges, or mosquitoes.

  • Helps in Digestion

The Lavender Essential Oil promotes the production of gastric juices and bile, which aids in the digestion of food. Good stomach digestion makes the symptoms like stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, colic, and nausea go away.

  • Anticancer Potential

Lavender Essential Oil has powerful properties due to which it is sometimes used as a complementary treatment to treat cancer.

  • Supports Brain Function

When applied to the temples of the head and back of the neck, the Lavender Essential Oil can support the nervous system. You can also inhale Lavender Essential Oil directly from the bottle and it will alleviate the stress symptoms quickly by supporting the nervous system and improving cognitive impairment.

A few other benefits of Lavender Essential Oil are:

  • Reduces Headaches
  • Stimulates Urine Flow
  • Helps against Eczema and Dermatitis
  • Helps to Naturally Treat Diabetes

At home, Lavender Essential Oil has the following benefits:

  • Natural Perfume and Aroma
  • Natural and Toxic-free Air Freshener
  • Natural and Chemical-free Lip Balm
  • Flavor Enhancer in Healthy Recipes

How To Use Lavender 

It is very crucial to mention “How to use Lavender Essential Oil”, as for each benefit there is a different way of Lavender application. Remember, Lavender Essential Oil has versatile properties which make it gentle enough to apply directly to the skin.

  • Calming: Take a few drops of Lavender Essential Oil and rub it on the feet for a calming and relaxing effect on the body.
  • Sleep Aid: Rub a drop of Lavender on your palms and inhale. You can also diffuse a few drops of the oil before you go to bed in order to achieve a good night’s rest.
  • Bee Sting/Insect Bite: Place a drop of Lavender on a bee sting or insect bite in order to stop itching and reduce swelling.
  • Minor Burns: Put 2-3 drops of Lavender on a minor burn to decrease pain.
  • Cuts: Drop Lavender on a cut to stop bleeding, clean the wound, and kill bacteria.
  • Eczema/Dermatitis: Mix several drops of Lavender with a carrier oil such as coconut oil, or sesame seed oil. Use topically on eczema or dermatitis.

When Lavender Essential Oil is considered not safe?

When the Lavender Essential Oil is consumed orally, it is not safe and can be a threat to human life. If the people using Lavender Essential Oil notices any of the below-mentioned issues, it is advised to stop the use of Lavender Essential Oil immediately. The issues can be:

  • Stomach issues
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rashes
  • Skin irritation
  • Headaches
  • Pain in joints

These are just the benefits of only one essential oil. Imagine what amazing benefits do other essential oils have. If you are curious to learn more about essential oils, here is my ebook which is available at a discounted price for now. Grab yours now, before its too late!

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This magnificent and priceless essential oil is also known as ‘Immortelle’ and ‘Everlasting’ to emphasize on the never ending health benefits of these flowers. The essential oil is extracted from the bright yellow flowers by steam distillation. This is one of the most desired essential oil in our home.

Ayurvedic Characteristics of Helichrysum Oil:

It is important to learn the characteristics before talking about the Ayurvedic Benefits of Helichrysum Essential Oil.

Common Name: Immortelle
Family Name: Compositae (Sunflower Family)
Effect of Dosha (Body Type): VPK = (mostly, neutral effect on all three body types). It reduces excessive Pitta and Kapha conditions. May increase Vata therefore use in moderation for Vata.
Taste: Sweet, Bitter and Pungent
Energetics: Heating and Moisturizing
Impact of Tissues: Lymphatic system, Endocrine System and Skin

Chemical Constituents: Cineole, camphene, terpinen-4-ol, caryophyllene, a-pinene, myrcene, linalool, nerol, limonene, eugenol, b-diketones, neryl acetate, b-pinene, geraniol, flavonol glycosides and b-bisabolene.

Medicinal Actions: Alterative, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, anti-allergenic, stimulant, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anticatarrhal, anticoagulant, expectorant, emmengogue, nervine, cytophylactic, vulnerary, cholagogue, diuretic, cell-regenerative, astringent, anti-haematomal, and nutritive tonic.

Health Conditions Used for:

Skin Health: Skin allergies, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, acne, wrinkles, bruises, scar tissues, wound healing, and inflamed skin.

Respiratory Health: Colds, cough, bronchitis, and sinus infections.

Mind: Uplifts mood and reduces stress.

Other: Stomach cramps, menstrual cramps, strengthening immune system, gall-bladder infection and liver weakness.

Health Benefits of Helichrysum Essential Oil:

Best oil for most skin conditions: This is one of the finest oils that contain wound healing, scar-fading and anti-aging properties. This is crucial oil for your first aid kit. It fights aging symptoms, wrinkles, dark circles, skin pigmentation, and oxidative skin damage. Helichrysum oil nurtures the natural glow of the skin, support multiplication of collagen count, and improves cellular regeneration.

Helichrysum oil has cicatrisant properties which help to speed up wound healing, cuts, bruises, stretch marks and scar tissue (both current and old). It is a natural emollient; it retains the moisture of the skin and prevents the development of cracks and dehydration. This oil also heals raw chapped skin and burns.
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Amazing healing speed for sports injuries: Helichrysum Oil is the most sought after natural remedy to combat sports injuries such as sprains, blood clot, inflammation, bruises, twists, micro tears, muscular pain, swelling and damage to connective tissues. Apply 2 drops in sesame seed or coconut oil or use as a hot compress.

Fast Pain Relief: Assists in re-growing of the damaged nerves, sciatica, spine ache, joint and arthritic pain. If applied on time it can prevent hemorrhaging.

Super emotional support: Helichrysum oil supports the neurological system by uplifting mood and stress reduction benefits. It can also balance Pitta emotions such as resentment, anger, bitterness, and stubborn negative attitude. To reduce Vata emotions such as fear, anxiety, stress and fatigue this oil comes handy. Diffuse Helichrysum oil for an hour to balance your emotions, release defense mechanisms and emotional trauma.

Crucial for respiratory system: Helichrysum oil is suppresses excess kapha symptoms because it has expectorant, mucolytic, and anti-tussive properties. These properties makes it ideal for cold, cough, bronchitis, asthma, sinusitis. Best way to apply Helichrysum oil is inhalation therefore diffuse couple of drops of the oil. You can also make your own vapour rub cream and add Helichrysum oil in it.

Essential for the heart: Helichrysum oil assists in combating high blood pressure and heart palpitation. It also reduces the chances of stroke as it contains anti-coagulant and blood thinning properties. Apply Helichrysum oil drops in coconut oil and massage your whole body. Read how to do Abhyanga or self massage.

Other: Also provided immune system and antioxidant support to accelerated healing. Combined with Cardamom essential oil, Helichrysum assists with heavy metal detoxification.

How to Use Helichrysum Oil for Healing?

Applications: dilute with oils for massage, inhalation, lotions, compress, perfumes, cosmetics, aftershave, bath, and sunscreen.

Dilute 1-2 drops with sesame seed oil (Kapha and Vata) or coconut oil (Pitta) and …

• Rub on the chest to help open airways and relieve cough, congestion and cold. Also provides quick relief from spasms caused by bronchitis.
• Massage on the ear lobes, under the nose to relieve stress.
• Massage on the back of your neck and temples to get rid of headaches.
• Apply to cuts, burns, scrapes, wounds, scars, stretch marks and bruises. It also assists to stop bleeding.
• Add a drop to your favourite sunscreen or face cream recipe. And to your natural aftershave lotion!
• Mix with frankincense and basil to apply topically on effected areas for hives.
• Apply on gum if suffering from swelling caused by abscess.
• Massaging inhibits the growth of harmful microbial and fungal infections. It is also effective against pain management.

Diffuse with chamomile to strengthen nervous system, uplift mood and reduce stress.

Young Living Essential Oil Blends with Helichrysum:

PanAway, Deep Relief, M-Grain, GLF (gallbladder and liver flush), Juva Flex, Juva Cleanse (liver) and Aromalife (heart).


Read about How to Sign Up for Young Living Essential Oils here.

Questions? Please ask questions, leave a comment and share your experience with Helichrysum oil here.


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Where to Buy Therapeutic Essential Oils for Aromatherapy

Essential oils available in health food stores, specialty stores and even sometimes online stores are NOT 100% pure, organic or wild crafted. Sometimes essential oils are derived from plant materials that are exposed to harmful pesticides or processed in another area far from the farm that grows the plant.

My Personal Story with Essential Oils

As a part of my passion for Ayurveda and self-healing, I practice healthy eating and support natural ways of healing the body. These Essential Oils changed my life and added a new dimension to my natural aid kit. I have never been the one to go for allopathic medicine for pain relief, reducing inflammation or getting rid of any digestive disturbances, rather I would make my Khichari or Kadha to get rid of these discomforts. Adding the Young Living Essential oils to my weekly Abhyanga and massaging them after diluting with carrier oils (Sesame Seed or Coconut Oil) has accelerated the healing time from an hour or a good night’s sleep to a few minutes ONLY!

I learned about Essential Oils and how to use them from my teacher at the Nutrition school. I was amazed, awed and filled with joy to learn about these mystical oils! They can be used to clean the house, create your own DIY beauty products, massage and inhalation. The best part about using essential oils – they work really fast. The instructor asked me to take off my shoes and rubbed a few drops of peppermint essential oil from Young Living under my feet. After rubbing the oil she looked at me and said, “tell me when.” I did not understand what she was implicating right then but in a few seconds the peppermint traveled to my mouth. It felt like I chewed peppermint gum or polo! I was so shocked at how fast in traveled through my body. It also had an impact on my vision which till today I do not know exactly how but my night vision seemed much stronger that day. (As you know I live with partial vision loss)



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Which Company I Buy from and Why?

I came home that night and started doing vigorous research about the Young Living Essential Oils (YLEO). Initially I bought a few bottles but they seemed expensive. After six months or so trying other Essential Oils in the market, I decided to go with Young Living and signed up as a distributor. The Premium Kit ($173.75 CAD or $150 USD) is an absolute delish! But I will tell you all about it in a minute.

I use these essentials oils as a part of our holistic medicine kit. My husband absolutely adores Young Living and use Thieves to clean everything including our water filter! Young Living Essential Oils are 100% pure therapeutic grade oils. Young Living sets a standard for purity and authenticity. They carefully monitor every step of the production process and emphasize on “Seed to Seal” – meaning from the time the seed is planted to the time a Young Living Essential Oil is sealed.

Here is a great detailed guide on aromatherapy that describes essential oils to help you choose the right ones. It was written by the director of The National Association For Holistic Aromatherapy in Louisiana.

How to SIGN UP for Essential Oils from Young Living?

Step 1: There are two ways you can start getting these oils

  1. Buy Retail – chose “Retail Customer” where it says Sign up as.
  2. Become a Wholesale Member – chose “Wholesale Member” where it says Sign up as.

Please keep on reading ‘Perks of Becoming a Wholesale Member’ before selecting.

Step 2: Sponsor ID

Yes, you can use my ID on the Sponsor and Enroller number. My # 1049453

Step 3: Add your Personal Information

Step 4: Click on the white box in the Terms and Condition area

Step 5: Fill in the Communication preference, create your user name and password

Step 6: Pick your start kit and essential reward kit (Must read ‘Young Living Premium Starter Kit for Smart Savings‘ below, before selecting)

Step 7: Fill out your credit card details.

Perks of Becoming a Wholesale Member:

There are many benefits of becoming a Wholesale member with Young Living.

  1. You are NOT required to sell (just agree to order a minimum $50 per year which you will definitely use if you get addicted to Thieves Essential Oil or a couple of bottles of single oil such as peppermint, lavender and frankincense.)
  2. You receive 24% off retail prices! Now that is a super catch.
  3. You NEVER have to fulfill a minimum MONTHLY purchase.
  4. Lifetime Membership: No yearly MEMBERSHIP FEE! Your first order will cover you for a year.
  5. You have a choice to sign-up for auto-ship. It is not a requirement.

That’s it- congratulations!

After you have signed up you will receive a confirmation email– you can log into your back office right away and manage orders, check your team, and send messages.

 Young Living Premium Starter Kit for Smart Savings ($173.75 CAD or $150 USD ONLY) – BEST VALUE

Young Living offers 3 start kits for Wholesale Members that offers everything you need to start enjoying wellness, healing, and abundance with essential oils, diffuser and a rich NingXia Red juice. The premium starter kit is the best deal. This is a retail value over $300 that you will be receiving for $173!

  • The 10 Everyday Oil Collection:  Oils including Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, Frankincense, PanAway (a nice massage oil that relaxes the muscles!), Peace and Calming, Thieves (best oil ever!!), Purification, Valor and Joy oil blends.
  • A Home Diffuser (retail value alone on this one is $96 – this is a staple in our home)
  • User Guide: Essential oils user’s guide
  • Stress Away: 5-ml essential oil combo to reduce stress and anxiety
  • AromaGlide Roller Fitment” In order to turn any oil into a roll on and use on your wrist.
  • Sample Packs: Two sample packets each of Lavender, Peppermint, Peace & Calming, Lemon, and Thieves (for you to share with your friends!)
  • Superfood: Two NingXia Red 2-oz. samples (this is a great goji berry supplement for energy)

Why Buying YLEO from Retail Outlet is NOT Smart:

Ordering directly from Young Living is the best way to ensure quality, purity and authenticity. You may find YLEO at Amazon or eBay but there is  no way of knowing if those are authentic or unadulterated. So be aware. Buying retail also means you are paying the premium price that is not necessary and you can buy more oils paying wholesale rate or save the money! Another reason you should not buy retail is that you will get the oils but not know how to use them. When you buy using my ID, you will get personal support from me and my team to guide you on how to use the oils for you and your family.

What if I Want to Earn Extra by Reselling?

If you want to learn more about essential oils, join my Facebook group. It is a really awesome community where you can submit oil questions, recipes, and how to successfully use the oils in your everyday life. [coming soon]. You can also email me at

  I am the founder of Conscious Health and I am a distributor for Young Living Essential Oils. As such, I will promote and sell essential oils and related products from Young Living Essential Oils on my site. Due to this pre-existing relationship, I will not direct sales or promotion any other essential oil brand, company or products on my site.

How to Use the Essential Oils from the Starter Kit?


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If you have any questions or need assistance in signing up for Young Living Essential Oils please contact me at (Subject Line: Downline – Need YLEO Support).

I believe having products without knowing the best ways to use it makes not worth while. In order to teach you how to effectively and safely use Essential Oils and understand how to use principles of Ayurveda in using essential oil check out my e-Course.

Check out my Ayurvedic Aromatherapy e-Course here:

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The 14 Day Ayurvedic Aromatherapy E-Course teaches you about Ayurveda, the concept of Dosha, and how to use Essential oils Dosha and Chakra Balancing. Additionally it provides information about essential oils for Pain Relief, Emotional and Physical Healing. If you are new to Ayurveda or Essential oils or you want to learn how to effectively use these oils this e-course is perfect for you! Learn – how, where, and when to use these precious oils, how these oils protect the immune system, improve mood, and reduce stress/anxiety. What oils are suitable for your Ayurvedic body type and EOs that assist in first aid, soothe headaches, and relieve pain. Additionally, we will discuss aches, acne, allergies, asthma, rashes, burns, hair loss, colds, and coughs. 

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For more details about the e-course such as course content, reviews and price click here.

Other Blogs on Essential Oils:

Thieves Essential Oil: What it is and 40 ways to use Thieves Oil

Ayurvedic Benefits of Helichrysum Essential Oil

Ayurvedic Aromatherapy with Essential Oils



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