Lavander is of of the most recognizable and most popular essential oils in aromatherapy. Ancient scriptures testify that this oil has been used for medicinal and religious puposes before 2500 years. Once lavander was only cultivated in France, but today it is cultivated in various parts of the world: California, New Zeland, Cashmere.
Lavander essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the aerial part of the plant. It is necessary around 129 kg of plant material to get 1 kg of essential oil.
Lavander essential oil speeds up the epitelisation of the skin and is a mild sedative. Because of its calming properties it has traditionally been used in states of nervousness, sleep troubles and anxiety. This oils is also being used for treatment of acne because of its antibacterial properties and the ability to regulate the secretion of sebum.
Keep away from light and heat. Do not apply directly on skin or mucose membranes. Not for oral use. Keep away from children.
Cultivation: conventional culture
Method of production: steam distillation
Part of the plant: flower
Country of origin: France
Main constituents: linalol, 1,8 cineol, kamfor, borneol, linalil-acetat
Allergens: linalool, geraniol, limonen, benzil-benzoat, kumarin, eugenol