Essential Oils: Lavender Oil
Description: French Lavender Oil is the most famous and commonly known around the world. France is the dominant force in the world for production of the classical type, sweet, herbacious, floral lavender oil that most people know and cherish. The name Lavender Classical comes from the aroma of this beautiful oil being a classical Lavendula angustifolia scent at an affordable entry level price into the world of 100% Pure "classical type" Lavender Oils compared to the other higher grade, more scarce, Lavender Oils we offer. During Roman times, lavender flowers were sold for 100 denarri per pound, which was about the same as a month's wages for a farm laborer, or fifty haircuts from the local barber. Lavender was commonly used in Roman Baths to scent the water, and it was thought to restore the skin. Its Late Latin name was lavandārius, from lavanda (things to be washed), from the verb lavāre (to wash) when the Roman Empire conquered southern Britain, the Romans introduced lavender. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia x latifolia)) has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. Lavender Oil (Lavandula angustifolia) is the most versatile of all essential oils, no home should be without it. . The French scientist René Gattefossé was the first to discover the healing properties of lavender when he severely burned his hands in a laboratory explosion. Using lavender oil, he noticed a remarkable healing soon afterwards. Lavender essential oil has uses in culinary, cosmetics and medicine. Lavender is used in balms, salves, perfumes, cosmetics, and topical applications. Lavandula angustifolia has many medicinal properties, is safe to use on children and should be a must together with Teatree oil in any first aid kit.