Lavender Essential Oil
BOTANICAL NAME: Lavandula angustifolia
PLANT PART: Flowers
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: A thin, clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid.
AROMATIC SUMMARY: A top note of strong aroma, Lavender Population has a rich floral scent that is somewhat fruitier, mellower and less camphoraceous than Lavender 40/42, and it smells more like fresh lavender.
BLENDS WITH: Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Thyme, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang-ylang.
BENEFITS AND USES: Diffusing promote a relaxing atmosphere that leads to a restful night’s sleep. it is a calming, physically and emotionally balancing fragrance, soothing to skin irritation
FACTS OF INTEREST:
Lavandula angustifolia, better known as Lavender, is a perennial evergreen plant that has produced the most used essential oil in the world for over 2500 years The entire plant is covered with oil glands, which are in the star shaped hairs that cover the plant. Lavender has been used since ancient times, and the Romans added lavender to their bath water, hence the name from the Latin lavare, ‘to wash’. Differences in soil, altitude and temperature, precipitation and seasons contribute to subtle changes in the scent from one lot of Lavender to another.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.