Dry chapped and cracked skin is a painful subject that many people struggle. If caused by the dry, cold weather and windy in winter, or frequent washing with soap, skin care and support needs to stay strong and healthy. But what is the best way to strengthen the skin without clogging up with toxins? Lotions for many in the market are full of chemicals that are not desirable to have absorbed in the body. A simple recipe for lavender oil lotion can be a natural and inexpensive solution.
Basic Recipe Lotion Lavender Oil
Only two ingredients are needed: therapeutic grade pure essential lavender oil and pure vegetable oil. Simply put a few drops of pure vegetable oil in the palm of your hand. Then add one drop of lavender essential oil. Mix these two ingredients together with a finger. Finally, apply topically to stressed skin.
A convenient way to carry your lotion lavender oil with you all days, pre-mixed in a glass bottle. Almost fill a bottle of an ounce or two of glass with pure vegetable oil. Then add 15-20 drops of essential oil of lavender. Shake the bottle to mix thoroughly. Carry it in your pocket, purse or briefcase and are applied as needed during the day.
Lavender oil healing properties
Lavender essential oil has many healing properties that help nourish the skin. It has antiseptic properties that help prevent infection in the damaged skin. It can be used to support many skin conditions such as burns, rashes, dryness, cuts, burns and insect bites. It also helps cell renewal and minimizes scars on the skin repairs.
Pure vegetable oil acts as a moisturizer for the skin as it rebuilds. It also acts as a vehicle for the essential oil of lavender to spread more evenly when applied. Some quality vegetable oils to be used are the extra virgin olive oil, sweet almond oil, grapeseed oil and macadamia oil. There are also some vegetable oil blends on the market for therapeutic uses. The one I prefer is called Vegetable Oil Complex V-6 improved.
When using any essential oil, including lavender, for reasons of health and healing, be sure that it is a pure therapeutic grade oil. Pure oils should be carefully steam distilled from organically grown plant material. Synthetic oils or diluted with other substances can still smell good, but do not have the same healing properties of pure essential oils therapeutic grade.
The combination of the healing properties of lavender essential oil pure vegetable oil is a simple and inexpensive way to support your skin as it strengthens and heals. Enjoy the benefits of using natural ingredients, pure in his house blend of lavender lotion.