Lavender is believed to help purify the body & mind and is used in a wide variety of aromatherapy practices. lavender has been used to treat many different ailments, including: insomnia,depression,headaches,nausea,acne,skin irritations and more. Our French Lavender products help promote calmness and wellness. Once upon a time, lavender was recommended for people suffering from insomnia or other sleep disorders. People stuffed their pillows with lavender flowers to help them fall asleep and get a better night’s rest. All of these benefits from lavender itself, plus the benefits of castile soap, make this a knockout when it comes to your wellbeing. Extend the life of your handmade soap with one of our soap saver trays or pouches! Enjoy your soap with our other french lavender products like our pillow mist or lotion bar. You can find it in the Gift Set section as well. Why Castile Soap? Vegetarians & vegans, this one's for you! True Castile soap is made with 100% pure olive oil, a vegetable fat. Many other soaps are made with animal fat, like tallow, or other animal byproducts like goats milk. It originated in the Castile region of Spain where it has been handmade for hundreds of years . Always ask or check the ingredient list of soaps claiming to be Castile, as there have been several instances where Goat's Milk has been listed as an ingredient! In addition to being animal-friendly, it’s also an environmentally conscious choice, as the soap itself is completely biodegradable. The Benefits of Castile: Castile soap is natural & safe. It opens pores, unclogging them & allowing for a deeper clean. People with severe acne have reported that using Castile soap has allowed for their pores to be gently unclogged- reducing acne breakouts & the occurrence of blackheads. It has also been known to be effective for those with eczema. Our soap is lovingly handcrafted by us using the cold-process method & takes anywhere from 4 weeks to 6 months to cure.