Description of Lavender Oil, Organic Essential Oil 1 oz, NOW Foods
Lavender Oil - Organic, Non-GE
Lavender is derived from the Latin word "lavare", which means
to wash. It was the favored fragrance of Rome and was added to bathwater for a
fresh, clean, aroma. NOW? Lavender Oil is steam distilled from certified organic
Lavender plants. This French essential oil is 100% pure.
Organically grown and processed in accordance with the California Organic Foods
Act of 1990.
Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International.
Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. For external or aromatherapeutic
Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
Natural color and aroma variations may occur in this product.
About Lavender (Lavandula officinalis)
Fun fact: In the 12th century, German herbalist Hildegarde von Bingen declared
that lavender was good for maintaining a pure character.
Lavender is the most loved aromatic used in aromatherapy today. Besides being
versatile, its lightly floral and soothing scent is one that most people find
appealing. In therapeutic terms, lavender is the most useful oil, and one that
every aromatherapy kit should include. It's also one of the few essential oils
that can be applied neat. Lavender has a long history of use in many different
cultures, but is probably most associated with the English for its use in many
of their perfumes.
Mixes well with: Almost all oils, and particularly well with allspice, anise,
basil, bergamot, citronella, chamomile, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus, frankincense,
geranium, grapefruit, hyssop, jasmine, juniper, lemon, lime, tangerine, patchouli,
peppermint, pine, rose, rosemary, spearmint, tea tree, and thyme.
Parts used: Fresh flowering tops.
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Safety Information: Can make those with low blood pressure drowsy.
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