Lavender Essential Oil

 

Description:

 

Essential oil from lavender is extracted from Lavendula aungustifolia herb. This botanic herb is the member of lamiaceae family of Lamiales order. It is perennial herbaceous plant which grows annually and its leaf’s shapes vary according to different species. It grows in stony and sunny habitat. Lavender Oil has light fresh aroma, it has fragrance that is described as floral- herbaceous, light, clear, balsamic and has woody undertones.

 

Uses & Benefits:

 

 

    • Lavender Oil has a beautiful, versatile aroma. It is anti-bacterial and is a must-have for your first-aid kit.

 

    • Its calming and sedative properties make Lavender Essential Oil a wonderful oil to help relax, fight stress and to promote sleep.

 

    • Lavender Essential Oil is well known for its sedative properties and for its ability to help calm stress and anxiety and to help promote sleep. If used in excess, however, Lavender Oil can actually act as a stimulant.

 

    • Lavender oil soothes nervous exhaustion. It is mostly used for inhalation, bath , room spray and massage.

 

    • It is also used in facial pack, shampoo, hair conditioners and ladies perfume for it’s sweet odour.

 

 

Lavender Essential Oil Specification:

 

Botanical Name:  Lavandula angustifolia

 

Common name:  Lavender officinalis oil, Lavender flower oil

 

Origin:   Bulgaria

 

Mode of Extraction:  Steam distilled

 

Parts Used:   Flowers

 

Note Classification:   Top

 

Appearance:   Clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid

 

Organoleptic Properties:   Floral, fresh, sweet, herbaceous odor

 

Refractive Index at 20 °C:  1.45900 – 1.46900

 

Specific Gravity at 20 °C:   0.87500 – 0.88800

 

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:  Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange,Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Thyme, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang-ylang

 

Constituents: a-pinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, cis-ocimene, trans-ocimene, 3-octanone, camphor, linalool, linalyl acetate, caryophyllene, terpinen-4-ol and lavendulyl acetate.

 

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