8 Uses for Lavender Oil

This essential oil can be used to help improve your mood, flavor food, and so much more.

8 Uses for Lavender Oil

Keep lavender oil stocked in your medicine cabinet to use in an array of situations. The versatile essential oil may even help you sleep better. Find out how else you can use the lavender oil to improve different aspects of your life.

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Dandruff Itchiness

Dandruff Itchiness

If dandruff has your scalp feeling dry and itchy, massage some lavender oil into the affected area to ease the discomfort. As with other oils, such as olive and cononut oil, this likely helps because of the boost in moisture — but lavender has the bonus effect of smelling lovely!

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