English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is an aromatic shrub that is actually native to areas in the western Medditerranean region. It grows to about 1 to 2 metres and produces purple/pink coloured flowers. The essential oil is extracted from the fresh flowering tops of the plant using steam distillation. Lavender essential oil has a soothing and calming effect and is useful for revitalizing all types of skin.
Botanical Name Lavandula angustifolia
Plant Part Fresh flowering tops
Actions Warming, balancing, calming, comforting, relaxing,
May Help Stress, depression, insomnia, tension, migraine, PMS, painful menstruation, panic, shock
Fragrance Note Middle
Blends with Citrus oils, Clary Sage, Lavender, Rose, Rosewood, Sandalwood