Lavender - Lavandula officinalis
from France. Superior quality and Certified Organic
A simply wonderful quality of dried French Lavender. Lavender has a clearing, strenghtening, gentle, blue-note aroma. It is one of the safest and most widely used herbs.
Lavender eases aches and pains, promotes healing and soothes the mind and body for a restful night's sleep.
Synonyms: none known
Origin: Mediterranean, Middle East and India
Parts Used: dried flowers
Aroma Description: sweet, floral, herbaceous, with balsamic and woody undertones
Emotional Attributes: love, happiness, cleansing/purifying, relaxing, soothes the mind and body for a restful night's sleep
Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy; potpourri, creams, lotions, body oils, soaps, shampoos, bath oils, salts, etc.
Culinary Uses: fresh flowers are crystallized and added to salads, jams and jellies, ice cream, vinegar, soups, stews, marinades, herbal teas
Medicinal Attributes: tonic herb, antiseptic, anti-depressant. Used to relax spasms, relieve anxiety, exhaustion, irritability, depression, tension headaches and migraines. Treats burns, wounds, sunburn, rheumatism, skin disorders, muscular pain, insect bites, etc.
Element Association: Air
Magical Associations: healing, protection, peace
Astrological Association: Gemini, Virgo, Aquarius
Planetary Association: Mercury
Essential Oil: Yes, steam distilled oil from fresh flowers. Concretes and Absolutes are also widely available.
Season: Spring, Summer
Aromatic Note: Middle to Top note
Mixes Well With: aloeswood, bay laurel, benzoin, burgundy pitch, chamomile, cloves, encelia, frankincense, galbanum, guggul, iris root, juniper, labdanum, lemon balm, lemongrass, marjoram, mastic, musk seeds, mugwort, myrrh, nutmeg, oakmoss, opoponax, patchouli, palo santo wood, pine needle, pine resin, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, spikenard, star anise, storax, sage-desert, sage-white, sweetgrass, thyme, tonka beans, valerian root, etc.
Medical Disclaimer: Information on this web site is for entertainment purposes only. This information is NOT intended as medical advice or for use as diagnosis or treatment of a health problem or as a substitute for consulting a licensed medical professional.Prices:
Per ounce/28 grams $3.75
Per 4 ounces/112 grams $14.00
Per 1/2 pound/224 grams $27.00
Per pound/454 grams $50.00
See also our Kashmir Lavender