10 uses for Lavender Oil

A couple weeks ago I shared a DIY Sugar Scrub using Essential Lemon Oil. It has been fun learning about Essential Oils and the many fun things you can do with them! They are incredible really. Today I am so excited to talk about Lavender Oil and some ways you can use it in your everyday! I am going to mention using a roller (as pictured) in multiple ideas. To achieve that, fill a roller with almond oil and add 20 drops of lavender oil.


1. SLEEP AID: Use a roller to swipe across your forehead, temples, or across your feet to help you fall asleep. You can also diffuse some oil before bed times.

2. CHAPPED OR IRRITATED SKIN: Rub a couple drops to moisturize the affected area.

3. LONG LASHES: Drop 1 or 2 drops of lavender oil into your Mascara to help your eyelashes grow.

4. HOME SENT: Diffuse lavender essential oil to set the mood for a get together or bridal/baby shower.

5. STRESS RELIEF: Inhale lavender oil at the end of a long day to calm body, spirit, and mind.

6. LAUNDRY: Place a few drops of lavender essential oil on a wet cloth or dryer sheet to deodorize and freshen your laundry.

7. ACNE: Mix into moisturizer or use q-tip to dab onto effected area. It helps fight the bacteria and prevent scaring.

8. CRAMPS: Use the roller and massage onto tummy to help relieve period cramps.

9. DIGESTION: A drop of lavender oil taking in water or tea, will help speed up the digestion process helping with the treatment of indigestion, stomach pain, colic, flatulence, committing, and diarrhea.

10. BUG REPELLENT: Lavender oil repeals bugs. Dab some oil onto your skin before going outside. If you are bit, use to help relieve itching and swelling.


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My name is Ashley, and I blog over at crazysimplelove. I began using Young Living Essential oils about 6 months ago. I started using them mainly because of my husband’s stress, he is a small business owner and was under enormous amounts of pressure and had pretty severe anxiety. I was searching for more natural ways to help him and on a whim I ordered a starter kit. I wasn’t really expecting much but was completely overwhelmed with gratitude when time and time again they helped. 
I have began to incorporate them into every part of our lifestyle and am amazed as I watch my medicine cabinet and cleaning cabinet dwindle away. I knew I wanted to jump into the business side of Young Living to again, help alleviate some of that stress my husband was under, and God has blessed me more with that than I could have imagined. I am surrounded by women who encourage me and bless me daily. The company, the oils, and the lifestyle are all complete blessings to me and I am passionate to empower other families with the tools necessary to experience this blessing as well. I would love and be honored to help you on that journey. As a special gift to Oak and Oats readers anyone who signs up for the premium starter kit with me will be gifted a roll on oil from me. Roll on’s are a convenient way to have your essential oils with you while you are on the go. Email me at Ashley@crazysimplelove.com to get started today.

Do you use Essential Oils? Are you looking into ways to incorporate them into your everyday life? If you have any questions or comments, leave them below! How do you use Lavender Oil? If you buy a kit today you get a roller ball as a welcome gift! 

Author: Elizabeth Mayberry

  • Lavender is one of my favorite scents! Who knew there were so many ways to use it in essential oil form? Thanks for sharing these!

  • Yes! I love lavender. It really helps me with my allergies, sleep, and relaxation. I have found peppermint is better for my stomach.

  • You are so welcome!

  • Nice! I LOVE peppermint!

  • Rosie

    I've recently discovered essential oils. I like to add it to a homemade cream. I would like to use it more.

  • jalapenomama

    Yes I'm a regular user of Young Living.
    I like lavender for helping me sleep.
    And I love valor for calming me down.
    thank you
    form name Barbara Montag

  • SO fun!! I have not tried Valor

  • So wonderful Rosie! If you ever have any questions, Ashley would love to help any thing you need as you try new things!

  • Maureen

    I use some Young Living oils. I love lavender for burns! It totally healed my hand when I touched a burning hot baking stone! I am trying to incorporate the young living oils into my life more!

  • I don't use essential oils yet, but I've been reading/hearing so many great things that I'm dying to try! I'm just a little intimidated on where to start.

  • Caroline! I would love to help!! I am actually hosting an essential oils 101 class in my facebook group next Wednesday! They seem overwhelming but I would love to help them not be:) If you leave your email or email me at ashley@crazysimplelove.com I can set you up with an invite:)

  • Maureen, that is one of my favorite uses!!! Lavender is such a healing oil:)

    I am hosting an essential oils 101 class in my facebook group next week, in it I explain more everyday uses for oils:) you can email me at ashley@crazysimplelove.com and I will shoot ya an invite:)

  • ohhh! valor is a favorite of mine as well:)

  • Rosie! What a good idea I never have done that!! I would love to get more info to you:) if you leave your email or email me at ashley@crazysimplelove.com I can help you out;)

  • Cassie, I love peppermint for the stomach! Lavender for allergies is probably one of my favorite uses:)

  • Jenna, Lavender has SO many uses its joked as the swiss army knife of oils;)

    If you would like to learn more I am hosting an essential oils 101 class on my facebook page on wednesday:) If you would like an invite, just leave your email, or you can email me at ashley@crazysimplelove.com πŸ™‚ I would love to help!

  • Jenn Grandlienard

    I use it before bed on my feet to help me sleep! I like the idea of using them for period cramps though πŸ™‚ I can always use help with those! I'm still new to the world of EO's though, so trying not to get myself too overwhelmed with it all!

  • Jenn, I love using lavender on feet before bed!! diffusing it is also such an amazing way to get the benefits:)

    If you are feeling overwhelmed, I am hosting an essential oils 101 class in my facebook group on wednesday. I would love to have you:) if you email me at ashley@crazysimplelove.com I can get an invite over to you:)

  • Lily Ivey

    I use lavender with rosehip oil as a facial moisturizer. I love it.

  • I should try that!

  • I totally get you! I love having people who have gone before me! Ashley is so wonderful and has been so helpful in teaching me so much!

  • WOW! Girl. be careful. Also, I have to keep that in mind with all my baking adventures!

  • Yes, I love using lavender essential oils. I like to add a few drops into my bubble bath.

  • Paige Pierog

    I use lemon essential oil! I love it!

    • Paige! Isn't lemon delish? I love adding just a drop to my water or salad dressings:)

      I am hosting an online essential oils 101 class tomorrow if you are interested in learning more:) email me at ashley@crazysimplelove.com and I'll get an invite over to you:)

  • Vicki Geslak

    I have been using essential oils for about 2 years now and don't know how I ever got along without them…I use lavender for any skin irritation, to put on bug bites, and mixed with frankincense and vetiver in a roller bottle to help me relax and sleep

    • Vetiver is a fave over here as well:)

  • Love that!

  • Have you actually tried using the oil in your mascara? I've been curious, but my eyes can be sensitive to some things and I have yet to talk to someone who has tried it.

  • I did! And I have been using it every day. The first time I put it on the smell was pretty noticeable but now I don't even notice anything.

  • Oh yay!

  • Paige, have you gotten to try any others? I posted an online essential oils 101 class if you would like more info on specific oils:)

  • Lavender to make your lashes grow?! Mind blown.

  • I use some essential oils for cleaning, but I would love to use them for de-stressing.