Some of the main, well know effects of lavender are that is promotes a feeling of calm and helps induce sleep. It is very helpful for calming the nervous system and reducing anxiety. However, it’s beneficial properties do not stop there, it can also help in the treatment of acne, reduce infection, reduce pain associated with muscle cramp, arthritis and rheumatism, help in the prevention and treatment of bladder/urinary infections, help boost the immune system especially when related to colds and coughs, help balance the digestive system and boost circulation.
WARNING: Like all essential oils, to be safe, you should avoid using Lavender essential oil during the early stages of pregnancy. Lavender essential oil should be used with caution if you suffer from diabetes and have sensitive skin.