Lavandin is a hybrid plant, a cross between true lavender and spike lavender. The oil has camphoraceous, herbaceous, floral aroma.
|County of Origin||France|
|Therapeutic Properties||Analgesic, anti-anxiety, anti-bacterial, anti-convulsant, anti-depressant, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, CNS tonic, deodorant, hypotensive, immuno-stimulant, sedative|
|Approx. Shelf Life||5 years|
|Note Classification||Top | Middle|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Clove, Bay leaf, Cinnamon, Citronella, Cypress, Geranium, Patchouli|
History: This plant originated in this century and has no history. It has become so popular that people often mistake if for true lavender. Lavandin is a cross between true lavender (L. augustifolia) and spike lavender (L. latifolia)
Characteristics: A top note with a strong aroma, Lavandin Oil has a strong, somewhat piercing, camphor-like smell with some light, floral undertones characteristic of Lavender.
Indications: Similar uses to true lavender, except Lavandin is more penetrating and rubefacient with a sharper scent. It is a fine oil especially if you have lung and sinus issues. Lavandin Oil clears mucus and phlegm from the respiratory system. It also heals wounds and has anti-scar properties.
Mode of Administration: Aroma lamp, bath, inhaler, light bulb ring, massage, mist spray, perfume.
Safety: Nontoxic. Avoid in early pregnancy, a weak allergenic.