When one is feeling stressed out and anxious, the scent of lavender relaxes and soothes. It has been used to help ease stress and help with sleep problems. It also has a long history of skin care usage, it was valued for its disinfecting and antiseptic properties. It can be used for minor skin conditions, such as fungal infections, cuts, scrapes and even eczema.
Make your own infusion: Steep 1 tablespoon dried lavender flowers in a cup of boiled water for 15 minutes. Cool and strain the liquid. It can be used as a compress, make sure to hold over affected area for 15 minutes. It can also be dabbed on cuts as a mild antiseptic.