Lavandin Organic Essential Oil (Spain)
Active Ingredient: Linalool: 29.5%, Linalyl acetate: 37.2%
Botanical Name: Lavandula hybrida
Plant Part: Flowering Tops
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Country of Origin: Spain
Description: An evergreen woody shrub growing to 3 feet high with green, narrow, linear leaves producing violet-blue flowers. The entire plant is covered with oil glands, which are in the star-shaped hairs that cover the plant.
Common Uses: Lavandin Organic Essential Oil properties include analgesic, anti-convulsive, anti-depressant, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, and diuretic. Herbalist regards Lavandin as the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes from easing sore muscles and joints, relieving muscle stiffness, clearing the lungs and sinuses from phlegm to healing wounds and dermatitis. Lavandin Essential Oil is 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. The scent of Lavandin is said to have a calming effect on the body and it can be used to reduce anxiety, stress and promote sleep. It is a popular choice amongst both aromatherapists and massage therapists for its combination of therapeutic quality and pleasant floral scent.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Thyme, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang-ylang.
Aromatic Scent: Lavandin Organic Essential Oil has a sweet floral scent with a strong camphor aroma that is long lasting.
History: Lavandin is adapted to living in a dry climate and has the stamina to grow abundantly at lower elevations of even 1000 meters.