Lavender, Sweet Essential Oil
Lavender, Sweet Essential Oil

The Aromatherapist

Lavender, Sweet Essential Oil

Regular price $15.99

Botanical Name: Lavandula hybrida
Origin: France
Cultivation: conventional
Part of Plant: flowering plant
Extraction: steam

Common Uses: Combines the effects of Spike and Highland Lavender but with less intensity in each case.

Emotional/Psychological Uses: Nervousness, fear, anxiety and mental tension

Cosmetic/Skin Uses: Infectious skin diseases, allergic skin reactions

Blends Well With: Lemon, Bergamot, Rosemary, Juniper, Eucalyptus

Fun Fact: Sweet Lavender is a hybrid plant produced from Spike and Highland Lavender strains. It therefore has a higher camphor content than Highland Lavender but a lower Linalol content. In some cases, where the very calming effects of linalol aren't as important, Sweet Lavender can be a less expensive alternative to Highland Lavender. 

Best Ways to Use: Bath, compress, yoga mat spray and massage