Latin Name: Lavandula stoechas
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the flowering tops
Lavender Stoechas is a very pale yellow oil with a sweet, floral, warm, fresh aroma with balsamic undertones and a woody hint.
Distillation of the flowering tops, Lavender Stoechas has a sweet, floral, warm, fresh aroma with balsamic undertones and a woody hint. Lavender Stoechas is circulatory and invigorating.
It is a hardy herb has a delicate purple-blue flower in spring and summer that is quite different from the traditional lavender flower, being quite short and spiky. The plant is much smaller and less spectacular. Indigenous to the Mediterranean region but is now cultivated all over the world. The oil is mainly produced in France, Spain and England. There are many different varieties of Lavender, the cotton Lavender and the sea Lavender belong to different botanical families.