Botanical Name: Lavandula Officinalis.
Extraction Method: Steam distillation of the Lavender Flower heads.
Plant Description: Lavender can grow up to three feet in height and can become woody and spreading. The narrow leaves are gray and downy, flowers are blue gray. Oil glands are in tiny star shaped hairs with which the leaves, flowers and stems are covered.
Color: varies in color from dark yellow to dark green yellow.
Aromatic Fragrance: light and floral with clear woody undertones.
Aromatic Strength: Strong,
Common Applications: Perfumery, Lavender 40/42 has very little therapeutic value.
Typically Used By: Perfumery Industry, Soap Makers, Cosmetic Makers.
Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Bergamot Calabrian Essential Oil, Clary Sage Essential Oil, Geranium Egyptian Essential Oil, Jasmine, Lemon Essential Oil, Mandarin, Neroli Essential Oil, Patchouli Essential Oil, Chamomile Roman Essential Oil, Rose, Rosemary French Essential Oil, Pine Scotch Essential Oil.
Cautions: Avoid high doses during pregnancy because it is a uterine stimulant.