• Lavender, Sweet
  • Lavender, Sweet

Lavender, Sweet


  • Description


Botanical Name: Lavandula hybrida
Available Sizes: 10 ml
Origin: France
Cultivation: conventional
Part of Plant: flowering plant
Extraction: steam
Major Biochemical Compounds: Linalool, Linalyl acetate, Camphor, 1,8-Cineol, Borneol, Lavandulyl acetate, Lavandulol
Common Uses: Combines the effects of Spike and Highland Lavender but with less intensity in each case.
Emotional/Psychological Uses: Nervousness, fear, anxiety and mental tension
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: Infectious skin diseases, allergic skin reactions
Blends Well With: Lemon, Bergamot, Rosemary, Juniper, Eucalyptus
Inside Info: Sweet Lavender is a hybrid plant produced from Spike and Highland Lavender strains. It therefore has a higher camphor content than Highland Lavender but a lower Linalol content. In some cases, where the very calming effects of linalol aren't as important, Sweet Lavender can be a less expensive alternative to Highland Lavender. 
Best Ways to Use (see 'Methods of Use'): Bath, compress, yoga mat spray and massage
Type: Essential Oil    
Vendor: The Aromatherapist

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