Essential Oil Characteristics
The Lavender essential oil has a pale yellow to colorless liquid complexion with a sweet, herbaceous-floral scent and balsamic-woody undertone. This variant has a more fragrant floral aroma than Spike Lavender.
Lavender essential oil blends well with most oils, particularly florals and citrus oils; clove, clary sage, pine, cedarwood, pine, geranium, oakmoss, labdanum, patchouli, vetiver.
Lavender essential oil has a thin consistency.
The Lavender essential oil contains over 100 constituents including linalyl acetate (up to 40%), lavandulol, linalool, lavandulyl acetate, terpineol, limonene, cineol, ocimene, caryophyllene, among others.
Constituents may vary based on source: high altitude Lavender generally produces more esters.
The Lavender High Altitude essential oil has a fruity, floral and slightly herbal aroma.
Perfumery Note: Top/Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Botanical Name and Family
Botanical Name: Lavandula Angustifolia
Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Synonyms: L. Officinalis, L. Vera, Garden Lavender, Common Lavender
Serving Size: 1 Drop
Servings Per Container: 250
Amount Per Serving: % DV*
Daily Value (DV) not established
Lavender Flower: 60 mg
Lavender High Altitude essential oil is Non-toxic, Non-Irritant (expect in high concentrations), and Non-Sensitizing.
Aromatherapy Home Use:
- Skin Care: acne, abscesses, allergies, athlete’s foot, boils, burns, bruises, dermatitis, eczema, inflammations, insect repellent, insect bites and stings, ringworm, psoriasis, scabies, spots, sores, wounds, sunburns
- Circulation, Muscles and Joints: muscular aches and pains, lumbago, sprains, rheumatism
- Respiratory System: bronchitis, asthma, halitosis, catarrhal, throat infections, laryngitis, whooping cough
- Digestive System: colic, abdominal cramps, flatulence, dyspepsia
- Genito-Urinary System: dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea, cystitis
- Immune System: flu
- Nervous System: headache, depression, insomnia, hypertension, migraine, stress-related and nervous tension conditions, sciatica, PMS, shock, vertigo
Lavender High Altitude essential oil is used in pharmaceutical antiseptic ointments and also as a fragrance. The essential oil is extensively used in all types of perfumes, lotions, soaps, etc. Lavender has been employed as a flavoring agent in most food categories and soft drink and alcoholic beverages.
Lavender has been used as an anticonvulsive, analgesic, antimicrobial, antidepressant, antiseptic, antirheumatic, antitoxic, antispasmodic, cholagogue, carminative, cicatrizant, choleretic, cordial, deodorant, cytophylactic, diuretic, emmenagogue, insecticide, hypotensive, parasticide, nervine, sedative, rubefacient, stimulant, tonic, sudorific, vulnerary, and vermifuge.
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While some of Apollen’s essential oils are medical food grade, we do not advise the use of essential oils for internal use unless they are prescribed by your health care provider and certified aromatherapist. Only your health care provider and certified aromatherapist can prescribe the proper dosage and usage. Please check with your health care professional and certified aromatherapist before ingesting any essential oils.
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