The MOST Essential OF Them All: Pure Lavender Oil

Its name originated from the Latin word “lavare” which basically translates to “to wash” as in ancient times lavender oils were used in baths and also to wash laundry. The lavender essential oil is distilled from the plant Lavandula Angustifolia and is known to many as the super oil due to its wide range of benefits. This plant is usually Mediterranean region, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and India as it usually thrives in oceanic climates where the summers and winters are on the milder side.  

The endless benefits of this fragrant floral oil make it one of the most exported oils around the world. Typically used in traditional medicine to treat various symptoms of diseases. Ultimately, even managed to persuade modern medical practitioners on the effectiveness of using this oil to naturally alleviate certain symptoms, replacing the continuous use of strong medication.

Benefits Of Lavender Oil:

  • Has sedative properties that help with insomnia and allow for more restful sleep and improve overall sleep quality. When inhaled before sleep, it can not only induce deep sleep faster but also improve the overall quality of rest of an individual. Lavender is more popularly known for the treatment of insomnia and aiding in relaxation. A study has been done to identify the effects of lavender oil on the sleep time of men and women. It was discovered that inhaling the scent of lavender oil before bed, increased the percentage of deep sleep time in healthy men and women. Another research study found that inhaling lavender oil two times a week for 20 minutes each, improved the quality of sleep for women with insomnia. The oil is said to be able to improve the quality of sleep by 60% due to its soothing and calming effects on the nervous system.
  • Helps to battle depression, anxiety, and stress. A study published by the International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice reported that 80-milligram capsules of lavender essential oil can help alleviate anxiety and depression. The study also showed that there were no adverse side effects from using lavender oil to treat anxiety and depression.
  • Help to calm and soothe the mind and body. This can help dilate blood vessels by eliminating stress, anxiety, fear, and tension. It can even relieve nausea and motion sickness if it is caused by anxiety or stress.
  • Analgesic properties can help to relieve pain due to headaches, toothache, digestive issues, stomach pain, sprains, backaches, and menstrual cramps.
  • Antibacterial, antioxidant, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties of lavender oil have major benefits for the skin such as healing acne breakouts, reducing inflammation, evening out skin tone, tightening the skin, and reducing dark blemishes. It can also treat fungal infections, psoriasis, eczema, and dry skin. Antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties can reduce the itchiness, irritation, redness, and dryness of the skin. These properties also help to detoxify the body and get rid of negative toxins from the body
  • Helps to prevent hair loss and stimulates blood circulation.
  • A combination of antiseptic, antibacterial analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties can promote cell regeneration and help heal wounds, scrapes, insect bites, and burns faster as well as reduce/soothe painful inflammation. It is an effective treatment of inflammation and can also treat the headaches caused by Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ).
  • Can help to fight against airway inflammation and reduce the problems with breathing that it brings.
  • Lavender oil has also been shown to reduce cholesterol levels in the body.


Universal oil has many functions but has been a main essential oil used to promote relaxation both mentally and physically. Hence why this extremely powerful oil is mixed into our formulas for Dr Bio Sleep and Dr Deep Away. Enjoy the calmness and peaceful night’s rest once you try out these oils for yourself.  

To read more on the other ingredients we’ve included in our range of products, click here. To share with us your experience with lavender oil, do comment down below or write to us!

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