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Lavender is a magical plant native to the Mediterranean region. Nowadays, lavender is widely used in perfumery, cosmetology, medicine, landscape design and cooking.
Let's talk about home uses of lavender, like in body care. The soothing properties of this plant are familiar to everyone, without exception. But its extract can be safely used in home skin care, of any type. It perfectly nourishes and moisturizes the skin, improves blood microcirculation, accelerates the regeneration of skin cells, cleanses and reduces irritation, since it has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used to treat acne, acne and dandruff. Caring products can be prepared independently from available tools.
To make a lavender tonic, you need a sprig of lavender, a glass of water, and a few drops of essential oil. It is necessary to boil a lavender branch with flowers in a glass of water for no longer than 7 minutes, leave to infuse for a day, then strain and drip 5 drops of essential oil. In use, it is no different from any other tonic. In addition, it can be used as a compress for inflamed skin areas.
An antiseptic ointment with lavender has also proven itself well. There is nothing difficult in cooking. We take 100 grams of lavender oil and 2 tablespoons of melted beeswax - mix well and leave in the refrigerator for storage. The resulting ointment has good regenerative properties, accelerates the healing process of microcracks and wounds on the body, and can be used for chapping lips and facial skin.
Joy for hair
Lavender oil is actively used to combat dandruff, strengthen roots and accelerate hair growth. Masks using lavender prolong the time of the hair's purity, reducing the increased oiliness of the scalp, giving it freshness and natural shine.
Here is one of these hair masks: chop the pulp of 1 orange using a blender, mix with two tablespoons of coconut oil, a chopped sprig of fresh mint and 5 drops of lavender essential oil. Apply this mixture to clean, washed hair roots for 2 hours. When shampooing, you can add 5-6 drops of lavender directly to the separated dose of shampoo for washing. You will like the effect - hair will become softer and faster growth.
Another wonderful property of lavender in everyday life is its smell. It repels many insects, such as mosquitoes, midges, moths. Oil applied to the skin will protect you from bites, and it will save things from moths.