Lavender French Essential Oil

£9.39 £18.70

Lavender French has a sweet, floral, warm, fresh aroma. Lavender French smells significantly different from Spike Lavender and marginally different to Lavandin. Lavender French is calming, relaxing, soothing and rejuvenating.

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Description

Lavender French | Latin Name: Lavandula Angustifolia | Family: Lamiaceae | Extraction: Distillation| Plant Part: Flowering Tops

Lavender French Essential Oil is a very pale yellow oil with a sweet, floral, warm, fresh aroma.  The smell is significantly different from Spike lavender and marginally different from Lavandin.

Its a hardy herb has a delicate purple-blue flower in spring and summer.  It is not to be confused with larger cross-breeds of the lavender family, such as spike or Lavandin, as it does not have the same essential oil properties, or appearance, being much smaller and less spectacular.  Common to Europe, the flower from this plant yields one of aromatherapy’s favourite essential oils.

Blends

Blends well with: Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Patchouli, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Pine, Thyme, Rosemary and most other essential oils.

Lavender French is a MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

The saying ‘if in doubt use lavender’ is, in the main, true.  Lavender has a wide range of therapeutic effects.  It is analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, sedative, cardiotonic, cicatrizant (healing), emmenagogic and hypotensive.  It is best known for its stress-relieving properties, treating headaches, burns, wounds, irregular periods, asthma, eczema, acne, candida, aches and pains and high blood pressure.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

An ancient folk remedy, this oil was used to comfort the stomach and the soul.  It was also used extensively in the washing of personal clothes to make them smell fresh.

Safety Data & MSDS

No known contra-indications.  Always check the Latin name when buying lavender oil as antibacterial, not at all as effective.

Alcohols (<50%), esters (<55%)

Lavender French MSDS
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