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What Are The Benefits of Lavender?

Updated: Aug 9, 2022

What are some soothing benefits of Lavender besides its soothing scent?

It is well known that lavender has been known to relax you, and it is also known to increase deep sleep when inhaled. Before the widespread availability of lavender essential oils and lavender-scented products, like eye masks and heating pads, people would dry lavender flowers and place them in a bag under their pillow.

1 Lavender helps you to sleep better.

Recent studies are proving the science behind lavender's ability to boost deep sleep when inhaled. According to the studies, the lavender aroma increases delta waves in slow-wave sleep, which is the stage of sleep where you sleep the most deeply. It also reduces alpha waves in wake-stage sleep, which decreases the amount of restless sleep a person might experience.

2 Lavender has amazing antibacterial and antifungal benefits.

In recent studies, they are looking into how lavender essential oil compares to antifungal medications that we currently have in the market. There have also been claims that lavender may be more effective, making it a potential antifungal agent. I personally love the scent of lavender, and I strongly believe it has helped my skin care issues. For as long as I can remem