Lavender Essential Oil

lavender essential oilA perennial, bushy shrub with silvery, grey or green linear leaves and purple, violet or blue spiky flowers. This variety of Lavender come from Bulgaria which has become increasingly popular over the last few years for Lavender production as the climate and soil lends itself perfectly to the production of consistent and high quality lavender.

Characteristics : Clean fresh, floral top notes with herbaceous undertones. The most popular essential oil.

Oils to Blend with : Lavender can be blended with any essential oil successfully to enhance the scent of a blend or to enhance the therapeutic properties. Citrus, florals and herbs work especially well… Imagination is limitless with Lavender.

Latin Nam : Lavendula angustifolia

Plant Family : Labiatae

Extraction Method : Steam distilled from the flowering tops, picked in morning dew and distilled directly to enhance the natural esther levels, quality and quantity.

Country of Origin : Bulgaria

Chemical Constituents : Borneol, Geraniol, Lavandulol, Linalool (Alcohols), Aeranyl acetate, Lavandulyl acetate, Linalyl acetate (Ester), Cineole (Ketone), Caryophyllene (Sesquiterpene), Limonene, Pinene (Terpenes).

Precautions : Due to the sleep related effects of Lavender, it should not be used when driving or operating machinery as it can make you drowsy.

Some people with low blood pressure may feel drowsy using the oil, if this is the case (and not the desired effect) cease use.

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