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Lavender Essential Oil
Alexander Essentials Lavender Essential Oil
Latin Name
Lavendula angustifolia
Plant Family
Labiatae
Country of Origin
France
Chemical Constituents
4-terpineol(1-5%)
cis-ocimene(1-5%)
limonene(< 1%)
linalool(30-60%)
linalyl acetate(30-60%)
trans-ocimene(1-5%)
How to Use
4-5 drops in bath
4-5 drops on a tissue/vaporiser
15 drops in 50ml carrier
Extraction Method
100% Pure Lavandula Angustifolia Essential Oil is obtained by steam distillation of the freshly cut flowering tops of the herb Lavender in France.
Characteristic
Clean fresh floral top notes with herbaceous undertones.
A perennial, bushy shrub with silvery, grey or green linear leaves and purple, violet or blue spiky flowers. This variety of Lavender come from France which is the most popular over many years for Lavender production as the climate and soil lends itself perfectly to the production of consistent and high quality lavender.
Oils to Blend with
Lavender can be blended with any essential oil successfully to enhance the scent of a blend or to enhance the therapeutic properties. Citrus, florals and herbs work especially well... Imagination is limitless with Lavender.
Precautions
Do not use during pregnancy.
Keep away from children and eyes.
Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin.
Due to the sleep related effects of Lavender, it should not be used when driving or operating machinery as it can make you drowsy.
Some people with low blood pressure may feel drowsy using the oil, if this is the case (and not the desired effect) cease use.
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