Lavender can be used in vapor therapy, topical applications including massage & lotions, in washes and compresses. In vapor therapy, it helps with bronchitis, asthma, colds, laryngitis, halitosis, throat infections and whooping cough.
On the skin, Lavender oil eases pain when used for arthritis and muscular aches and pains.
It also tones and revitalizes the skin and helps treat abscesses, acne, oily skin, boils, burns, sunburn, wounds, and psoriasis.
In addition to the wonderful fragrance, lavender oil can be used for insect bites or stings and also acts as an insect repellent.