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Using Lavender Oil for Mood Management

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Using Lavender Oil for Mood Management

The gorgeous purple flowers of lavender are not the only positive thing about this plant. Studies show that lavender essential oil can help people who are battling with mood management by increasing relaxation and reducing tension. Lavender Oil is one of the most popular aromatherapy oils.   

Lavender and Mood Management

A study from the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Medical University of Vienna found that oral doses of lavender helped reduce symptoms of anxiousness. Compared to a group of patients that received a placebo, the study participants who took lavender shared that they had better moods, improved their sleep and had a better quality of life.

Another study revealed that aromatherapy helped women who were at risk of developing postpartum blues. The researchers used lavender essential oil and rose oil. After four weeks of diffusion with these oils, the women reported less anxiety and fewer cases of postpartum blues.

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How to Use Lavender Oil

Lavender essential oil can be used aromatically, internally and topically, but many people prefer to place it in diffusers or simply inhale it. The floral scent is popular, so you may also see lavender oil being used in skincare products. You can add it yourself to a cream or other product by mixing in a few drops of the oil.

Lavender oil produces a soothing and relaxing sensation, so it is popular for bedtime. You can add a few drops to your pillow, sheets or other items to get the benefits. You can also add lavender oil to a diffuser in your bedroom.

The purple flowers of lavender can freshen your home as an essential oil, and they can also help your health. Researchers have found that lavender essential oil may help depression. The next time you are considering which essential oil to add to your home, you may want to try lavender.

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  1. 1
    Stephanie

    And I just thought it was just for sleeping.

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      Colleen

      Amazing isn’t it Stephanie.

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    Terry Poage

    I didn’t know this. I have 2 diffusers in my house and i will try this and see if it helps. Thanks for sharing this.

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    Linda Manns Linneman

    I love lavender oil. I have been using it for quite some time now. It really helps. Thank you so much for sharing this

  4. 4
    Charlene

    I always wanted to try using oils for different things. I might as well start with lavender and see if I feel any better. Thanks for the tips.

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    Cheryl Everitt

    Thank you for sharing. I love lavender and I knew that it was calming. I need to try the lavender oil.

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    judethomas21

    I had never heard of using lavender for this before. Thank you for the info

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