After watching this video, you'll never go anywhere without lavender essential oil in your purse. Not only does it smell fabulous, but it's also great for healing a variety of ailments when you don't have your medicine cabinet nearby.
You can use it to prevent infection in scrapes and cuts, as well as to soothe rashes or other kinds of skin irritation. You can even use it to make big bites stop itching and to prevent motion sickness! Aside from the medicinal qualities the oil possesses, it can even be used as a fragrant home mist or worn as a perfume.
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Something everyone needs before heading on a trip is a great book. 'The Vacationers' follows a disjointed family along with their extended family and friends on a celebratory trip to the island of Mallorca in a last-stitch effort to spend quality time together before their youngest daughter leaves for college.