Lavender Oil is extracted from the flower spikes of Lavender plant. It can be taken orally, applied on skin and breathed in too. Though being highly concentrated, it needs a carrier oil. It is known to kill bacteria and hence it is useful to prevent and control acne breakouts. Lavender oil has antifungal properties so it reduces inflammation and keeps eczema at bay. It also helps to cleanse your skin, reduce redness and irritation. It is full of antioxidants and helps in keeping your skin young and slows down ageing process. It controls the formation of wrinkles too. It has wound healing properties and keeps insects away too. Who wouldn’t love a refreshing calm bath with few drops of lavender?.