How to Make Lavender Oil at Home in 6 Simple Steps

If you love DIY and have lavender growing in your garden, try making lavender oil at home.

If you love DIY and have lavender growing in your garden, try making lavender oil at home.

Did you know that lavender oil was used to dress wounds during the First World War due to the shortage of antiseptics?

Lavender oil is one of the most commonly used multipurpose oils. This oil can be added to the bathtub, some drops can be sprinkled on a pillow, or it can be used for a massage. It has relaxing properties and can also be mixed with a carrier oil and used over burns and cuts as it has antibacterial properties too.

Lavender oil not only heals the skin but also provides a scar-free healing! Lavender also helps in sinus problems, and this oil can be inhaled deeply to reduce congestion.

Things you will need:

  • One big bottle of carrier oil
  • Bunch of lavender flowers
  • A small glass jar
  • Rubber band
  • Plastic cling film
  • Strainer
  • Saucepan
  • Spoon

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