I love my Lavender essential oil. It is one of the oils I use everyday. I use it in a variety of ways. It is a one of those oils you need around the house. You can use it for your hair, skin and in many other ways. I am now creating lots of products at home and this essential oil is featuring heavily in many of them. If you missed my post on the benefits of lavender oil for skin, you should go have a read. This post is all about the amazing benefits of lavender essential oil for hair.
The Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil for Hair
It promotes hair growth
Lavender Oil promotes hair growth. I add a few drops of this essential oil into my spray bottle along with other oils and this has helped my hair growth. My hair is a lot longer and healthier since I introduced this oil into my haircare routine. This oil definitely stimulates hair growth so if you are trying to grow your hair, you should try looking into this essential oil.
Great for getting rid of dandruff and itching scalp
My hair can be very itchy sometimes even when it is clean. This oil has gotten rid of the itchy scalp and dandruff, thanks to the antimicrobial properties.
Combats head lice
A recent study shows that lavender essential oil could help prevent head lice. The study carried out in 2011 also shows that it may even kill head lice. If you or your little ones are dealing with head lice, lavender essential oil may be all you need to combat them.
It has a lovely fragrance
Lavender essential oil has a lovely fragrance that lingers on for hours. It leaves the hair smelling great, which is another reason why I love including it in my hair spray bottle. A few sprays and my hair is left moisturised and smelling divine.
How to Use Lavender Essential Oil for Hair
You can use lavender oil on your hair in a number of ways –
- Add a few drops in a spray bottle along with other oils and water. Spray your hair as often as needed.
- Massage the diluted essential oil directly into the scalp. You can dilute the oil with carrier oils – coconut oil, almond sweet oil and so on.
- Add the oil into your hair products – shampoo, conditioner, and so on.
The benefits of this great essential oil are too numerous to mention in 1 post. You need to try it to believe it.