- Country of Origin
- Farming Method
- Certified Organic
- Latin Binomial
- Lavandula stoechas
- Other Names
- Topped Lavender
- Plant Part
- Flower Top
About the plant:
Where it grows:
Traditional uses and lore:
Lavender Stoechas is an unusual Lavender, quite different from other Lavender species. It stimulates circulation and the immune system, is mucus solving and therefore excellent for respiratory infections.
- USDA Certified Organic
Respiratory-soothing, detoxifying, warming
Burns, cuts, scars: Topical Application to diluted 5% in any carrier oil (25 drops per tablespoon). If the wound is open, use undiluted in minute quantities. Helichrysum is preferable for larger injuries.
Sore muscles: Topical Application diluted 3-5% in carrier oil.
Anxiety: Diffusion, Topical Application diluted 5% in carrier oil, Aromatic Bath.
Sleep disturbances: Diffusion, Topical Application diluted 3-5% in carrier oil.
Do not use during pregnancy or breast feeding. Use in moderation.
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.
The aroma of Lavender Stoechas is not as floral as that of the common Lavender. It has a herbal medicinal smell. It contains ketones which stimulate the body’s defenses and help overcome infections. It is good for the respiratory system in times of the common cold and flu. It stimulates the circulatory system, so it complements Rosemary in that respect. It is softer than commonly stimulating oils like Rosemary and Eucalyptus, bringing the best of worlds - stimulation and the healing property of common Lavender.