Lavender Essential Oil (40/42)
Botanical Name: Lavandula Officinalis
Composition of Oil: Generally, each type of Lavender essential oil contains linalool, linalyl acetate, terpinen-4-ol, camphor, and 1,8-cineole B-ocimene, and Lavender essential oil (40/42) primarily contains linalool and linalyl acetate
Plant Part: Flowers
Scent: Fresh, Herbaceous, and Floral
Color: Colorless to Pale Yellow
Perfumery Note: Top
Initial Aroma Strength: Strong
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Historical Background of Lavender Essential Oil (40/42)
Lavender essential oil is obtained from a plant “Lavender” that has hundreds of species. There are a lot of oils sold in markets with the name “Lavender essential oil” but Lavender oil comes from different species that have different regions of cultivation and different properties. Lavender Essential Oil (40/42) is a special kind of variety among all Lavender essential oil types.
100% Pure Lavender essential oils obtained from different species of Lavender plants including Lavandin Grosso, English Lavender, Spike Lavender, Topped Lavender, and many others are blended together. As a result, oil is created that contains 40% linalool and 42% linalyl acetate which are the most active and useful components of Lavender essential oil and that’s the reason this oil is named as “Lavender Essential Oil (40/42).”
Lavender Essential Oil (40/42) has a fresh, herbaceous, sweet, and slightly fruity aroma and a yellow color.
Ancient Uses of Lavender Essential Oil (40/42)
In ancient times when there was nothing to repel mosquitos and other insects; when there was nothing to make our body and mind stress-free; when there was no gel to heal burn; people always preferred using the Lavender plant and its essential oil! Moreover, Lavender essential oil was also a great liquid to help mitigate chickenpox and acne from the skin. This oil also helped people overcome hypertension and anxiety.
Modern Uses of Lavender Essential Oil (40/42)
Latest scientific research has proven that Lavender, especially Lavender Essential Oil (40/42) has plenty of benefits for people with different kinds of problems. Firstly, Lavender Essential Oil (40/42) has been used in a lot of insect and mosquito repellent products due to its ability to kill and repel these creatures. It is also used to kill harmful bacteria that can cause infection on open wounds, insect bites, and cuts, etc. Moreover, people with stress and anxiety problems can diffuse this oil and can see how much relief they get from this magical oil! Although Lavender Essential Oil (40/42) contains many chemical components, let's mention two of them which are the most prominent ones.
- Linalool – Linalool has the power to promote calmness and relaxation by helping reduce stress and anxiety levels
- Linalyl Acetate - Linalyl Acetate is the ester of Linalyl and helps calms body and mind most effectively
Best Blending Partners for Lavender Essential Oil (40/42)
Lavender Essential Oil (40/42) can be blended with other useful essential oils for diffusion and for making a strong insect repellent such as Citronella, Chamomile, Bergamot, Geranium, Clary Sage, Lemon, Mandarin, Jasmine, Patchouli, Orange, Thyme, Pine, Rosemary, and Ylang-Ylang.
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Caution: Beware of excessive use as it may lead to nausea and headaches. For topical use, always dilute the oil with a carrier oil. We do not suggest the internal use of any essential oils. Keep it out of children’s reach. It is not recommended for a pregnant woman without a proper prescription by a specialist.