Extraction: Steam distillation of the leaves and flowers.
Lavender French oil has a sweet, fresh, floral scent and is a watery clear to pale yellow color. Lavender has been used for centuries as a fragrance, beverage flavoring and a medicine. Some traditional uses: balancing emotions, relieving stress, tension and headache, to promote restful sleep, heal the skin, to lower high blood pressure, help breathing, for disinfecting, acne, pain. Its main chemical components are: Linalyl acetate (40%), linalol, lavendulol, lavendulyl acetate,terpineol, cineol. Blends with: most oils including citrus, florals, cedarwood, clove, clary sage, pine, geranium, vetiver, and patchouli.