Lavender English essential oil has a refreshing aroma with a sweet floral herbaceous scent and balsamic woody undertone. It has a more fragrant floral scent compared to spike lavender. An excellent relaxing oil and generally regarded as the most versatile essential oil. It is widely used in aromatherapy for its relaxing, calming and skin soothing properties.
- Latin Name
- Lavandula Angustifolia
- Steam distilled from the flowering tops, picked at the peak time and distilled directly to encompass the natural esther levels.
- A lower linalyl acetate level than other Lavenders (around 20-30%), and less than 1% of camphor.
English lavender has a sweet overtone and has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It was used in hospitals during World War I to disinfect floors and walls.
According to folk wisdom, lavender has many uses. Infusions of lavender soothe and heal insect bites and burns. When applied to the temples or chest, lavender oil soothes headaches. It also helps greatly in alleviating anxiety and related sleep disturbances.