The History and Uses of French Lavender - Zen Routine

The History and Uses of French Lavender

Lavender has been around for centuries and has been used for a variety of purposes. It is a plant that is native to the Mediterranean region, and the essential oil from lavender flowers is highly prized for its therapeutic qualities. Lavender oil is said to be calming and soothing, and it can be used to treat a variety of conditions such as insomnia, anxiety, and depression. Let's take a closer look at the history and uses of French lavender!

The history of lavender is long and fascinating. This aromatic herb has been used for centuries for its therapeutic properties. The ancient Romans used lavender to scent their baths and beds, and the plant was also used in medieval times to ward off evil spirits. Lavender came to France in the 16th century, where it was used to perfume famous French perfumes. Today, lavender is grown all over the world and is used in a variety of products such as soaps, lotions, and candles.

There are many ways to use lavender oil. One of the most popular ways is to add a few drops to your pillow before bedtime. This will help you relax and fall asleep more easily.  You can try our favourite Zen Routine's Deep Sleep Spray with real lavender in the bottle. You can also add lavender oil to a diffuser to fill your home with its calming scent. Or, you can add a few drops to your bathtub for a relaxing and stress-relieving experience.

If you are looking for a natural way to relieve stress or anxiety, consider using lavender oil. There is some evidence that lavender oil can help reduce anxiety and improve mood. One study found that inhaling lavender oil reduced anxiety levels in people who were undergoing MRI scans. Another study found that applying lavender oil to the skin improved sleep quality in people with insomnia.

Lavender oil can also be used to treat headaches and migraines. A small study found that massaging the temples and forehead with lavender oil helped to reduce migraine frequency.

So, there you have it! A brief history and some of the many uses of French lavender. If you are looking for a natural way to relax and soothe your mind and body, consider using this versatile and aromatic oil.
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