Monday, September 3, 2012

A Scent-a-Day with EdieAnne: French Lavender

A Scent-a-Day with EdieAnne French Lavender Being able to breathe in the instant calming and relaxation effects from this fantastic plant is truly one of natures wonderful gifts. Lavender's calming, relaxing, stress relieving, and healing properties have become very popular around the world today for good reason, with the hectic and stressful lives many of us have come to lead. Why is lavender aromatherapy so popular today? It is considered by many to be a natural, alternative remedy for a variety of common ailments ranging from anxiety, headaches, to insomnia. It has been shown in many research studies that lavender can ease stress, induce relaxation, refresh, and even invigorate. For the skin, lavender oil is often used to treat fungal infections, sooth wounds and sunburn, even insect bites. Lavender sachets will fill your drawers and closets with a fresh clean fragrance, (and repel moths at the same time!) Use lavender as a natural air freshener instead of the chemical filled products saturating the market today. Walk into your house after a long, hard day and smell the fresh bowl of dried lavender buds on your coffee table. Kick off your shoes, sit back and place a lavender eye pillow over your eyes. Pamper yourself by sleeping with a lavender filled pillow. Life is so short, enjoy every breath! If you haven't experienced the amazing effects of lavender yet, try it for yourself and see what all the fuss is about!