The Top 5 Ways to Use Lavender Leaves

Lavender is known for its mesmerizing fragrance. But it’s a powerful antiseptic as well. It has been shown to fight inflammation, bacteria, fungi and improve your mood. There are many ways to experience lavender benefits – especially if you know how to make the most of it.

5 Unique Lavender Uses You Can Try

1. Mix It with Soapwort Washing Liquid

When you add lavender to the soapwort, it yields a mild washing liquid that can be used as a gentle shampoo or liquid soap for washing delicate apparel. 


  • 1 liter water
  • 1 cup lavender flowers
  • 2 cups of soapwort leaves and stem
  • 10 drops of lavender oil


  • Boil the water and add lavender flowers and the soapwort to it, and cover the container.
  • Seam the flame and let it boil for 15 minutes.
  • Then, remove it from the oven and let it cool, and strain it.
  • Now, add 10 drops of lavender essential oil, and you are done.
  • You may use the liquid soap immediately or store it in a fridge.

2. Healing Foot Balm

You can prepare a moisturizer for your feet with tea tree and lavender oil, which helps to keep fungal elements away.


  • 10 drops of lavender oil
  • 5 drops of tea oil
  • 20 drops of peppermint oil
  • Cocoa butter (30g)
  • Grated beeswax (30g)
  • 2 tablespoon shea butter
  • 2 tablespoon almond oil
  • 1 cup of aqueous cream (plant-based)


  • Put the beeswax, cocoa butter, and shea butter to melt in a double boiler.
  • Once they are all properly molten, add the essential oils and stir well.
  • Then, remove the boiler from heat and keep whipping the paste as it cools down.
  • Your refreshing foot balm is ready!

3. Air Freshener 

Lavender can make an air freshener that will remove any stale odor and deliver a refreshing fragrance.


  • 3 drops each coriander, lavender, eucalyptus, and essential tea oils
  • 1 tablespoon rosewater
  • 1 ½  cups of apple cider vinegar


  • Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl, and stir them well.
  • That’s all! Your lavender air freshener is ready.
  • Store it in a sterilized bottle, and heat a few tablespoons when you want to use it.

4. Scouring Paste

You can make a powerful scouring paste from lavender that will remove the most stubborn stains.


  • 1 tablespoon crushed lavender flowers
  • 10 drops of tea tree oil
  • 10 drops of lemongrass oil
  • 10 drops of lavender oil
  • 1 cup of natural soap
  • 1 cup of water
  • Little pumice


  • Add natural soap to the boiling water.
  • Mix them and set them aside to cool.
  • Grind pumice to make it powder.
  • Add the pumice powder, essential oils, and crushed lavender flowers to the soap mixture.
  • Store it in an air-tight container.

5. Moth-Repellent 

You may like to replace your odd-smelling moth repellent. A herbal moth-repellent made of lavender might be the best option.


  • Two tablespoons of each dried herbs, including lavender, rosemary, pelargonium, and lemon verbena
  • A few cloves
  • Dried citrus peel


  • Add all the dried herbs to a mixing bowl. Add ½ teaspoon cloves and 1 teaspoon citrus peel for every cup of herbs.
  • Fill your socks with the moth-repellent mixture and hang one in each room.

FeelGood Organic Superfoods® offers natural Lavender Flowers. Our Lavender is sourced from small farms in France and there are no additives or fillers. You might also like to check out our Lavender Bath Soak recipe, a refreshing element to make your bath time peaceful.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


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