Botanical Name: Lavandula dentata
Plant Part: Flowers
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Color: Pale yellow to yellow liquid
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Lavender French essential oil has a sweet floral note that is loved by
Constituents: limonene, cineole, cis-ocimene, trans-ocimene, linalool, camphor, lavandulol, terpinene-4-ol, terpineol, linalyl acetate, lavandulyl acetate
Description: Reaching up to 1 meter tall, Lavender French is an evergreen woody shrub
with pale green leaves and violet flowers.
History: Lavender is native to the western half of the Mediterranean and is adapted to
growing in dry climates. It is thought to have been introduced to the rest of Europe by
the Romans and Benedictine monks.
Blends Well With: Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine,
Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Thyme Rosemary, Rosewood, and
Safety Information: Lavender French essential oil is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-sensitizing. Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified
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CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have
liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under
the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when
using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is
safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.
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