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Lavender Essential Oil (South African) (Cape Lavender)

$ 7.95

Lavender Essential Oil (South African) (Cape Lavender)


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Description: This variety of Lavender grows to about 1 meter in height and produces long thin purple- blue flowers. The entire plant is covered with oil glands, which are in the star shaped hairs that cover the plant.

Common Uses: Lavender South African is credited with being an analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, antseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, and as a diuretic. Lavender is widely used in aromatherapy and in the perfumery industry. The scent has a calming effect which aids in relaxation and the reduction of stress & anxiety. It also has antiseptic and analgesic properties which will ease the pain of a burn, prevent infection and promotes rapid healing. It can be used with massages oils to effectively relieve joint and muscle pain.

Aromatic Scent: Lavender South African Essential Oil has a fresh sweet, floral-herbaceous odor with a touch of the African veldt.

History: The use of Lavender has been recorded for more than 2500 years. Records have shown that it was used by the Egyptians as a perfume and also in the mummification process. In the Roman Times, Lavender was so popular that only the wealthy could afford it. Use of lavender was highly revered during the Great Plague of London in the 17th century, when individuals fastened bunch of lavenders to each wrist to protect themselves from the Black Death.

Blends well with: BayBergamotChamomileCitronellaClary Sage,GeraniumJasmineLemonMandarinOrangePalmarosaPatchouliPineThymeRosemaryRosewood and Ylang-ylang.

Main Constituents: 

Linalool: 30.2% 
Linalyl acetate: 31.32% 
Camphor: 9.04%

Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia

Plant Part: Flowers

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Origin: South Africa

Color: Pale yellow to yellow liquid.

Consistency: Thin

Note: Top

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Lavender South African Essential Oil is non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. Should be avoided during pregnancy.

Important: All of our products are for exertnal use only 

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.