Lavender

Lavender

Lavandula officinalis is a flowering, evergreen shrub that can grow to 3 feet in height. Lavender is the aromatherapy catch-all and the oil has a strong floral aroma in sync with that of the fresh flowers. 

  • Latin Binomial; Lavandula angustifolia
  • Country of Origin; Bulgaria
  • Traditional Uses; Abscesses, acne, allergies, athlete’s foot, boils, bruises, burns, dandruff, dermatitis, earaches, eczema, inflammation, insect bites/stings, insect repellent, lice, psoriasis, ringworm, scabies, sores, spots, all skin types, sunburn, wounds, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, sprains, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, halitosis, laryngitis, throat infections, whooping cough, abdominal cramps, colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea, cystitis, dysmenorrhoea, leucorrhoea, flu, depression, headaches, hypertension, insomnia, migraines, nervous tension, stress related conditions, sciatica, shock, vertigo
  • Method of Production; steam distillation of flowers
  • Perfume Note; top
  • Safety; low need for dilution prior to topical application  
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz