3 Key Benefits Of Lavender - InTerra
Lavender’s beautiful smell and color has made it a staple ingredient in most beauty products, but did you know research has shown it to also have many health benefits? Here we'll take a look at some of lavender’s key benefits and just how you can incorporate it into your current beauty routine.
In order to improve sleep, your muscles and brain activity need to be relaxed. Lavender has been shown to increase slow-wave sleep patterns which creates a better night's sleep. It also works to slow your heartbeat and relax muscles, which also makes it perfect as an essential oil used in a bath or diffuser.
If you suffer from stretch marks or scarring, lavender could possibly help improve appearance with anti-inflammatory properties. Look for products with lavender oil and begin noticing improvements in skin discoloration. Using it as a part of your preventative skincare routine as well could also stop breakouts and skin irritation before it starts.
Sure, a nice scent is great and all, but did you know it can actually improve your mood? Scientific research shows lavender can actually affect your brain chemicals and boost your mood. Studies also show that people who were exposed to lavender scent had elevated cognitive activity momentarily after. So, lavender actually can make you happier? That sounds great to us!