Latin Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the flowering tops
The saying ‘if in doubt use lavender is, in the main, true. Lavender has a wide range of therapeutic effects. It is best known for its stress-relieving properties.
The oil has a sweet, floral, warm, fresh aroma. Lavender French smells significantly different from Spike Lavender and marginally different to Lavandin
It blends well with Bergamot, Chamomile, Geranium, Jasmine, Patchouli, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Rosemary and most other essential oils.
No known contra-indications. Always check the Latin name when buying lavender oil as an antibacterial, not at all as effective.