Lovage Leaf Essential Oil (France)
Botanical Name: Levisticum officinalis
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: This large perennial herb can grow up to 6 feet (2 meters) high. A hollow stem and thick, dense ornamental foliage are characteristic of this plant.
Color: Pale yellow to golden brownish liquid.
Common Uses: A herb of historical uses, Lovage Leaf’s reputation has been built upon uses for edema, skin problems, menstrual irregularities, and fever.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Rose, Myrrh, Bay, and Spice Oils.
Aromatic Scent: Lovage Leaf Essential Oil has a very unique, spicy warm, rich, root-like odor. Many consider it to be a very pleasant scent.
History: The Garden Lovage is one of the old English herbs that was formerly very generally cultivated, and is still occasionally cultivated as a sweet herb. Lovage was used as a medicinal herb plant in the fourteenth century. Its reputation is believed to be founded largely on its pleasing aromatic odor.
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