Lavender Angustifolia

Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Plant Part: Flower Head
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: France
Description: An evergreen woody shrub, up to 1 meter tall, with pale green, narrow linear leaves and violet blue flowers.
Color: Pale yellow with a tint of green
Common Uses: Lavender Population is credited as being an analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, and as a diuretic. This lavender is grown at a high pristine elevation over 3,500 feet, creating a highly exotic and complex lavender oil. Mellowed by the long daylight hours in high latitude, moderate rainfall and sandy soil, this lavender rivals the best of the world's great lavenders. Herbalist regards Lavender as the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes. Lavender is the essential oil most commonly associated with burns and healing of the skin. Also it has antiseptic and analgesic properties that will ease the pain of a burn and prevent infection. I Cytophylactic properties will promote rapid healing and help reduce scarring. Lavender calms the mind and will help to reduce anxiety, stress and promote sleep.
Aromatic Scent: Lavender Population has a sweet, green scent that speaks well of therapy.
History: Lavender is adapted to living in a dry climate and is native to the western half of the Mediterranean, reaching altitudes of up to 1800 meters. It is believed that the Romans and the Benedictine monks subsequently introduced it to rest of Europe.
Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Plant Part: Flower Head
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: France
Description: An evergreen woody shrub, up to 1 meter tall, with pale green, narrow linear leaves and violet blue flowers.
Common Uses: Lavender Barreme has traits such as is the other angustifolias.They are listed with the Population (above). The e difference is that Lavender Barreme is extremely therapeutic. The different soil, temperature, precipitation and altitude contributes to some subtle changes in scent.
Aromatic Scent: Lavender grown at high altitude typically has high ester content (52%: linalyl, terpenyl, lavandulyl and geranyl acetates) which makes it the most relaxing of all lavenders. Lavender barreme has a superior well-balanced aroma.
History: BarrĂªme is well known for its lavender distilleries, and the lavender from this region is called lavande fine de BarrĂªme.The true lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) that thrives in the chalky soils and hot, dry climate of higher altitudes of the Provence was picked systematically at the end of the 19th century. At the beginning of the 20th century, fields of lavender were first planted, at altitudes above 700 m to produce the finest quality lavender.