Lavandin Essential Oil
Lavandin is an aromatic evergreen shrub that is much larger than true Lavender. An evergreen woody shrub growing to 3 feet high with green, narrow, linear leaves producing violet-blue flowers, the entire plant is covered with oil glands, which are in the star-shaped hairs that cover the plant.
Uses & Benefits:
- Lavandin Oil is especially good for respiratory, circulatory, and muscular conditions as it is more penetrating and analgesic than other forms of lavender.
- For muscle and joint pains, add six drops of lavandin oil to your bath to ease tension and relieve any muscle stiffness.
- Lavandin oil can be used as a blended massage oil when mixed with a carrier oil, such as jojoba or almond, and is great not only for your sore muscles, but also for clearing the lungs and the sinuses of any phlegm.
- Lavendin oil is even used as burners and vaporizers. It cures colds,coughs and flu.
- Natural Lavendin Oil is a good appetizer and is effective in the cure of colic, indigestion and flatulence.
Lavandin Essential Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Lavandula hybrid
Common name: Lavandin grosso, Sweet Lavender
Mode of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Flowers
Note Classification: Top
Appearance: Pale yellow liquid
Organoleptic Properties: Camphorous, floral odor like Lavender
Refractive Index at 20 °C: 1.460 – 1.470
Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 0.885 – 0.895
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With: Lavender and most other oils, but it has a tendency to overpower them with its heavy camphor overtones.
Constituents: Camphor, lavandulol, camphene, cineole, linalyl acetate, limonene, terpinene, linalool, caryophyllene, ocimene and dipentene