Lavender 40/42 Natural
INCI Name: Lavender Augustifolia (Lavender) Oil
CAS No.: 800-28-0
Country of Origin: France
Part of plant used in production: Fresh flowering tops
Methods of production: Steam distillation
The lavender plant grows to about 1 meter in height producing long thin purple-blue flowers. Star shaped hairs cover the plant, which are made up of oil glands.
Lavender 40/42 is floral, herbaceous, fresh scent with balsamic woody undertone.
Analgesic, anti-convulsant, anti-depressant, anti-microbial, anti-rheumatic, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, anti-toxic, diuretic, hypotensive, tonic.
|Constituents:||Linalool, lynalyl acetate|
Of all the lavenders, lavender 40/42 has the most floral scent making it great for uses in the productions of soaps, candles, purfumes, and cosmetics.
|Blends well with||
Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, marjoram, oakmoss, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver
|Interesting Facts:||Since the ancient times, lavender has been used for perfumes and baths. It's very name is derived from the Latin lavare- to wash. Herbalists regarded lavender as the most versatile essential oil.|
It is a uterine stimulant, therefore it should be avoided during pregnancy. For topical uses only and avoid contact with eyes and mouth.