Lavender Oil Uses For Fungus

Author: Carla Fiscina
June 3, 2012

Lavender Oil BenefitsLavender and lavender oil are among the oldest known natural remedies for a variety of health conditions and ailments. Lavender oil benefits embrace a great number of therapeutic properties, starting from anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, and ending up with antispasmodic and anti-oxidant.¬† At that, preventing and treating various fungal infections have been one of the most common lavender oil uses for many centuries. Earlier this year, a group of scientists ¬†from the University of Coimbra in Portugal decided to check out anti-fungal actions of lavender oil and conducted a series of tests for which they used high quality lavender oil extracted from the Lavandula viridis L’Her shrub. This type of lavender is commonly found in southern areas of Portugal and is used to produce lavender oil. Read the rest of this entry »