If given a choice to pick just one oil, then it should be lavender oil. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is the most versatile of all essential oils. Most commonly known for its relaxing effects on the body, therapeutic-grade lavender has been highly regarded for the skin. It may be used to cleanse cuts, bruises and skin irritations. Lavender essential oil is frequently used in various forms such as aromatherapy oil, gels, infusions, lotions, soaps, baby products, and candles.
Other health benefits of the lavender essential oil include its ability to treat leucorrhoea (eczema). The oil can also be used to repel mosquitoes and moths, so you may find many mosquito repellants containing lavender oil as one of the primary ingredients. Given the obnoxious variety of environmental toxins and other pollutants, our skin is exposed to most of the time, it is not surprising to know that our skin’s health is deteriorating with each passing day. We have lavender to the rescue – it contains powerful antioxidants that can fight against the harmful effects of pollutants on the skin