Lavender is supposed to relieve muscle tension and anxiety. For me it is just the opposite. It is so annoying that it increases both.
Some of us have hypersensitive olfactory systems.
If anyone is going to use essential oils, beware of the grossly over-priced oils sold in multi-level or network marketing organizations. They are often 2 to 3 times as expensive than quality oils sold at nutrition stores.
Mark in Idaho
58 years old, retired due to disability, married 33 years, father of three, grandfather of four, Suffered a serious concussion at 10 years old (1965) stopped most driving after last concussion at 46 years old (2001), Post Concussion Syndrome/Multiple Concussion/Impact Syndrome with PTSD, immediate and short term visual and auditory memory problems, slowed processing speed, visual and auditory processing difficulties, insomnia, absence seizures, OCD, 14 concussions since first concussion at 8 years old, Taking paroxetine for 14 years and gabapentin for 12 years. Added L-Tryptophan and successfully stopped all paroxetine after 3 months of tapering down
"Be Still and Know That I am God" Psalm 46:10