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Botanical Name Lavandula officinalis
Plant Part Flower Head
Extraction Method Steam Distilled
Description An evergreen woody shrub, up to 1 meter tall, with pale green, narrow linear leaves and violet blue flowers. This rare species cultivated in France belong to the Pterostachys group.
Colour Pale yellow with a tint of green
Common Uses They include as an analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, antseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, and as a diuretic. The only significant difference is the region from which it was grown. The different soil, temperature, precipitation, etc. contributes to some subtle changes in scent, the greatest advantage being for more sophisticated label claims.
Strength of Aroma Strong
Blends well with bay, bergamot, chamomile, citronella, clarysage, geranium, jasmine, lemon, mandarin, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, pine, tangerine, thyme, rosemary, rosewood, ylang ylang
Aromatic Scent Lavender France is a rare species with a well-balanced and full-bodied aroma.
Herbalist regards Lavender as the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes. Lavender is the essential oil most commonly associated with burns and healing of the skin. It also has antiseptic and analgesic properties, which will ease the pain of a burn and prevent infection. It also has cytophylactic properties that promote rapid healing and help reduce scarring.
History The temperate climatic requirement for growing Lavandula species has resulted in plantings in all states of France.
Cautions Non toxic, non irritant and non sensitizing