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Lavender, English Essential Oil

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Lavandula angustifolia
  • Full Description
 
Common name Lavender Oil
Botanical name   Lavandula angustifolia
Description   Colourless to pale yellow with a distinctive sweet floral herbaceous odour
Main  GC components Linalool, linalyl acetate, terpinen-4-ol, 1,8-cineole, octan-3-one, limonene, camphor.
Plant parts used Fresh flowering tops
Extraction method    Steam distillation
Region of origin England


DESCRIPTION

Perhaps the most popular and well-known of all essential oils!
Lavender has been used by many cultures for thousands of years. In fact, the name Lavender stems from the Latin word Lavare, meaning 'to wash', as water infused with the herb was used for bathing by the Romans.

Modern interest in the therapeutic properties of essential oils was possibly sparked by Lavender oil, after René-Maurice Gattefossé (the father of aromatherapy) attributed the healing of his 'gas gangrene' affected hand to Lavender. 
Today, Lavender is grown commercially in Spain, France, Russia, Bulgaria and England - all the way down to Australia and New Zealand.


Lavender's popularity is no doubt bolstered by its innumerable therapeutic benefits, which include (but are not limited to) analgesic, anti-convulsive, anti-depressant, anti-phlogistic, antirheumatic, antseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, and a diuretic.
As a healing agent, Lavender may be applied topically to wounds and burns. Known as a calming and relaxing scent that can induce sleep, it is used widely in personal care products such as bath oils, massage oils/balms, sleep pillows and more.
Lavender is also used extensively in perfumery - suprisingly, more often in men's fragrance than women's!


BLENDS WELL WITH

Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Thyme, Rosemary and Ylang-ylang.
 

SUGGESTED USES

Massage oil
Bath
Inhalation
Spritzer
Compress
Skin care
Perfume

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION SHEET

SAFETY

- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

Ingredients

    Customer Reviews

    Value for money and beautiful aroma.
    Averill McBride
    What a lovely fragrance & excellent value for this essential oil. Couldn't ask for better service & already looking to order more products
    Frances Shehan
    Wonderful product, it smells amazing but not overpowering.
    Jenna
    Amazing smell. Packaged wonderfully & a great price!

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    Terrah Naturals
    Love this lavender, smells amazing in soap. :)
    Lisa
    lovely quality product at a great price! Quick postage and well packaged, I will definitely be back :D
    Ingrid
    Quality products.was able to avail of heat discount.
    Rhona
    Lovely shop and wonderful service.
    Beverley
    Beautiful product thank you, super quick from ordering to receiving. Brillianat service
    Rae
    Great price!! Speedy delivery and securely packaged :-)
    Liz Morgan
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    Customer Reviews

    Value for money and beautiful aroma.
    Averill McBride
    What a lovely fragrance & excellent value for this essential oil. Couldn't ask for better service & already looking to order more products
    Frances Shehan
    Wonderful product, it smells amazing but not overpowering.
    Jenna
    Amazing smell. Packaged wonderfully & a great price!

    Thanks!
    Terrah Naturals
    Love this lavender, smells amazing in soap. :)
    Lisa
    lovely quality product at a great price! Quick postage and well packaged, I will definitely be back :D
    Ingrid
    Quality products.was able to avail of heat discount.
    Rhona
    Lovely shop and wonderful service.
    Beverley
    Beautiful product thank you, super quick from ordering to receiving. Brillianat service
    Rae
    Great price!! Speedy delivery and securely packaged :-)
    Liz Morgan
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