Organic Lavandin Essential Oil, Grosso
- Certified Organic Lavandin Grosso Essential Oil is strong smelling hybrid species of lavender that is most commonly used in perfumery; it also has the wound healing, mood-lifting, and respiratory soothing qualities of true lavender.
Farming Method Certified Organic Country of Origin Spain Plant Part Flowers Scientific Name Lavandula x intermedia var. grosso Application Method Bath, Diffusion
Fresh and herbaceous, Lavandin's aroma is sharper, more piercing and longer lasting than that of Lavender. A hybrid of True Lavender and Spike Lavender, Lavandin has many of the same therapeutic benefits as the Lavenders. It is soothing for sore muscles, calms anxiety and helps you ward off stress. It is great for skin care, respiratory health and joint pain. Emotionally, Lavandin boosts your mood, helps release stress and wards off some depression while instilling some confidence and self-esteem. Calming and soothing, yet a little less sedative than Lavender, it is a great choice for sore muscles, anxiety and other uses without putting you to sleep! One important note, Lavandin is not meant for burns, for burn care use Lavender Essential Oil.
Following is a list of conditions Lavandin Essential Oil addresses by category:
Skin Care: Cuts, bruises, acne, scars, infectious skin disease
Respiratory System: Coughs, colds, flu, clogged sinuses
Nervous System: Depression, insomnia, low self-confidence, Headaches, Migraines
Musculoskeletal System: Joint Pain, sore muscles
Reproductive System: Painful Menses
For use on the skin (Topical Application), dilute up to 3-5% in any carrier oil. For Whole Body Massage, use essential oil up to 2% maximum in any carrier oil. 2% is approximately 1 teaspoon (5ml) of essential oil per 1 cup (250ml) of carrier oil, or about 10 drops essential oil to a tablespoon (15 ml) of carrier oil.
Anxiety, stress and low-confidence: Diffusion, Topical Application, Aromatic Bath.
Sleep disturbances: Diffusion, Topical Application, Aromatic Bath.
Colds, respiratory issues: Diffusion, Topical Application.
Joint and muscle pain: Topical Application, Aromatic Bath, Whole Body Massage.
Skin care: Add to skin care products, Topical Application.
Painful menses: Topical Application, Aromatic Bath.
Headaches: Diffusion, Direct Inhalation, Topical Application rub on temples.
Insect repellent: Diffusion, Topical Application.
Specific Safety Precautions
Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.
General Safety Precautions
Use essential oils only in diluted form on the skin and never internally. Always be careful when using essential oils with children. Give them only low doses, or better, consult a qualified aromatherapy expert before using. Also, use essential oils with care and only under the proper guidance of an expert while pregnant or if you have liver damage, epilepsy, cancer or other serious health problems.
Lavandin is a hybrid plant produced in France that is very popular in soup, perfumes and cosmetics. Lavandin can be produced in big quantities and the scent lasts longer, making it a good choice for cosmetics.
About the Plant
Lavandin Grosso essential oil is steam distilled from the flowering tops of a hybrid of Lavender and Spike Lavender. Lavandin produces a bigger yield and thus is less expensive. It can yield up to three times more essential oils as true lavender.
Where it Grows
Native to the mountainous regions of southern France, where both parent plants grow wild. Mainly cultivated in France, Spain, Hungary, Yugoslavia and Argentina.
Scent: Lavandin has a fresh, camphor-like scent with woody-herbaceous undertones.
Bay Leaf, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Citronella, Citrus Oils, Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress, Geranium,, Patchouli, Pine, Rosemary, Thyme.
Fragrance Note: Middle.
Linalyl acetate, linalool, cineol, camphene, pinene.