Lavender Soap, Its history and benefits.
Lavender soap is one of the best soaps out there. It is a great option for people suffering from acne, dry or sensitive skin. If you are interested in reading more about lavenders history and benefits, please continue on reading.
The Benefits of Lavender Soap
Lavender is a great herb for relaxation. Many people use lavender to destress since it has certain compounds that help us soothe our body and mind. Lavender has antioxidants that help lower levels of stress hormones in the body by affecting the endocrine system.
Lavender soap has anti-inflammatory properties, which reduces inflammation for people suffering from eczema and psoriasis. It can also sooth dry skin. For people suffering with acne lavender can reduce swelling and redness.
Additionally, the antibacterial properties that lavender soap has helps fight acne and clean pores.
Taking a shower with our lavender soap, will grant your skin a boost of energy since lavender promotes blood circulation. This will leave you with a natural glow, and may have anti-aging effects.
The improved blood circulation could also slightly plump up your skin which reduces the appearance of fine lines.
The History Of lavender
Lavender goes back to ancient Egypt, Rich ancient Egyptians used Lavender as a perfume, this makes Lavender one of the oldest perfumes!
Greeks and Romans also used Lavender in their baths, soaps and even in their cooking.
Romans were the first who used lavender in wars. They used it as an antibacterial and put it on their wounds. Soldiers in world war I also used lavender for the same purposes.
Rene Maurice Gattefosse was working in his lab and got burned. He added lavender oil to his burn and noted less scarring, no infections and it healed faster.
During the great plague people used lavender as a remedy against the virus. At the beginning people used lavender oil on their wrists. Then people started wearing gloves that were coated with lavender which protect them against certain diseases.
Lavender does not just come in purple or blue, there is red, white and green lavender.
Cleopatra used lavender to seduce Julius Caesar and Marc Antony due to Lavenders amazing scent.
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