Lily (Lilium Auratum)
Lilium auratum "mountain lily" is one of the true lilies. It is native to Japan and is sometimes called the golden rayed lily of Japan or the goldband lily.
Lily essential oil is one of the most precious oils in the world and known for its heavenly aroma and fragrance.|
Lily oil has healing and softening properties. Especially, when the lily essential oil is mixed with that of calendula, it works wonderfully for sensitive skin, cuperosis or spider veins. Lily oil (with Calendula) can be used for massage, in a bath, after a bath, for dry cuticles and elbows, as a facial moisturizer, under-eye oil and hot-oil treatment.
Lily is known for the following health benefits:
Supports mental and emotional health, and helps to relieves stressed, anxiety or tension. It can also be used to alleviate depression or feelings of self-doubt and low self-esteem. It is a great agent to boost your emotional and mental spirits as well to invoke positive feelings of self-confidence. Lily oil is great for creating feelings of happiness and inculcating a sense of security, tranquility and calmness.
Lily helps reduce insomnia. Because of its relaxing and soothing properties, it also helps to promote a deep, peaceful and restful sleep. This is great for those who are suffering from insomnia or who have difficulty sleeping.
Lily promotes skin health. Lily flower essential oil is used in cosmetic products because it is great for your skin too! The oil contains potent moisturizing and soothing properties which helps to prevent dry skin and skin cracks. You can use it all over your body and even as a facial moisturizer to promote moisturized and healthy skin as well as to eliminate appearances of dry, flaky skin. This thus ensures that your skin remains very supple and smooth!
Lily oil heals wounds, scars and burns. Lily essential oil also helps to heal wounds, scars and burns, as it contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It helps to eradicate bacteria that may linger on the wounds or cuts, thus preventing infections which can complicate the healing process further. Not only that, it offers relief from itching and reduces inflamed as well as red skin.
Disclaimer: The information presented herein is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.