Lavender Essential Oil (France)
Botanical Name: Lavandula officinalis
Composition of Oil: Linalool, Linalyl acetate, and Camphor
Plant Part: Flowers
Scent: Sweet, fresh, and floral
Perfumery Note: Middle-top
Initial Aroma Strength: Strong
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Historical Background of Lavender Essential Oil (France)
Lavender essential oil (France) or French Lavender essential oil is extracted from the plant of Lavender. Leaves of the plant are used for the extraction of its essential oil. There are a lot of Lavender species. Each provides us with its essential oil but the most common and effective and useful species are originated in Bulgaria and France. No variety of Lavender essential oil can compete with French Lavender because it is renowned for its unique quality due to its good cultivation atmosphere.
We take fresh leaves of Lavender plant originated in France and steam distill them. This distillation process gives us a versatile, fruity, fresh, and sweet aromatic oil which we call “Lavender Essential Oil.”
Ancient Uses of Lavender Essential Oil (France)
Uses of Lavender essential oil can be traced back to ancient Rome, Greece, Egypt, and Europe where leaves and essential oil of Lavender plant were used to repel insects and mosquitos, to heal burn wounds, to promote skin health, and to relieve stress, anxiety, and hypertension. Moreover, people also used Lavender essential oil in the natural herbal remedies to remove acne, pigments from the skin, and wrinkles. Not only this, but Lavender was also very effective for healing cuts and insect bites and to reduce swelling and infection on wounds.
Modern Uses of Lavender Essential Oil (France)
In the last two decades, a lot of clinical research has been conducted on the usefulness of Lavender essential oil and on the Lavender plant itself. All the species of Lavender were part of this research but we’re going to let you know about the usefulness of “French Lavender essential oil.” Research indicated that there are some major chemical components found in the French Lavender essential oil that make it one of the best essential oils for overall human health.
French Lavender essential oil contains high quantities of Linalool, Linalyl acetate, and Camphor. Linalool and Linalyl acetate have the ability to reduce pain and swelling on the wounds and thus can help in fastening healing processes. The presence of Camphor makes this oil good for skin health because it can reduce dark spots and acne and makes the skin glowing and beautiful.
Many people use French Lavender essential oil topically for skin health but if you are going to do this for you, must dilute it with some career oil and then apply it on the skin. If you want to relieve stress and anxiety, you can diffuse French Lavender essential oil before going to bed and can have a good and quality sleep!
Best Blending Partners for Lavender Essential Oil (France)
French Lavender essential oil can be blended with other oils such as Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clove, Black Pepper, Cypress, Rose, Geranium, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Juniper, and Lemongrass.
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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.