Lilac oil has been used for its medicinal benefits for hundreds of years. It was realised that lilac oil was effective at reducing symptoms of fever, helped with digestive issues, and ward off colds and flu viruses.
Today aromatherapists and herbalists use lilac essential oil primarily to treat skin conditions such as rashes, sunburn, and minor scrapes and cuts. It’s the aroma of lilac that really resonates with most people, it’s such a lovely, floral scent.
Lilac oil is commonly found is a lot of beauty products like soaps, lotions, conditioners, shampoos, and such because it’s scent is so calming and lovely smelling. It’s also found in some cleaning products, so I’m sure you are more than familiar with the scent.