Lavender belongs in the mint family, widely known for its beauty, its calming scent, and its many benefits.In Latin is 'lavare' which translates to 'wash'.Lavender has been used for thousands of years to bathe,wash their clothes, skin, and hair. 

Lavender's History & Many Uses

The numerous uses of Lavender range from oil to ice cream, chocolate, candles, creams, soaps, potpourri, and many more. Lavender is a great addition to foods like soups, salads, cheese, desserts, and meets. As it adds a semi-sweet, floral, and fresh flavor to any dish. Lavender oil is also an ingredient in many cosmetics due to its many benefits and its relaxing scent. Lavender oil is made from the flower spikes of the lavender plant. It has strong anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties and is extremely soothing for the skin. Lavender has also been used for a long time to help people who deal with insomnia and similar sleep disorders. People have used lavender to improve their sleep cycle, by stuffing their pillows with lavender flowers. Today, lavender is an ingredient in many teas and supplements prescribed to people to help when having trouble sleeping.  It is also a key ingredient used by aromatherapists, as it helps reduce headaches and stress. In addition, lavender oil is also used by massage therapists to increase relaxation during a massage session. 

The benefits of Lavender oil

Heals skin

In ancient times when people didn't have medicine, they would use lavender oil to clean their wounds and burns. Lavender has antimicrobial properties which can heal and disinfect the skin. Cleansing the skin with lavender oil-based soaps is an excellent way to keep the skin healthy meanwhile treating irritations.

Reduces Acne

Dry skin can also lead to acne, as our skin can overproduce oil which can lead to clogged which forms acne. Lavender oil has moisturizing qualities and fights bacteria without clogging pores. Using lavender oil on your skin can reduce breakouts by calming and healing your complexion.

Helps with Eczema 

With eczema, the skin becomes dry and itchy. Lavender has anti-fungal properties that lessen inflammation and bacteria. Lavender oil is a natural healing oil that calms the skin and reduces irritation.

Fights ageing

Lavender oil is high in antioxidants which makes it a great ingredient for preventing and reducing early signs of ageing. As our skin is constantly exposed to stressful external factors such as sun exposure and pollution, antioxidants can protect the skin from these stressors. 

Lavender oil in Gamila Secret Products

All of Gamila Secret products are 100% natural and handmade with the secret herbal formula and a mixture of the purest vegetable oils.The Gamila original face oil contains extra pure oils such as lavender oil, Grapeseed oil, avocado oil, pistachio Vera, Sweet almond oil, laurel oil, and many more. The face oil hydrates, prevents, and corrects ageing, soothes, increases flexibility, regenerates & protects the skin.The Gamila Lavender Cleansing soap has a sweet, fresh scent with a calming, healing & restoring effect that is suitable for people with skin problems such as eczema & psoriasis. The Lavender Soap helps with healing, nourishing, deep cleansing & softening properties and refines the skins structure, facial pores, and helps regulate the skin hydration balanceThe creams are formulated with ingredients that offer to heal properties by renewing skin cells, to make the skin look younger, healthier, and more beautiful.The Gamila secret hand cream consists of pure oils such as, lavender oil, olive oil, Aloe Vera leaf extract powder, and vitamin E that makes your hands younger, healthier, and softer.The Gamila foot balm is made from a combination of herbs and oils, including lavender oil, shea butter, and beeswax. It intensively hydrates and helps soothe, soften and revitalize dry feet.Gamila's secret foot balm is the perfect formula for hardened, irritated skin and aching tired feet, that will give you feet to be proud of.