Product Name: Lavender Spike (Org.) EO
Latin Name: Lavandula latifolia
Country of Origin: Spain
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
General Description: Lavender Spike, also known as Lavandin, is a hybrid of Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula latifolia. It is a hardy perennial shrub that is native to the Mediterranean region. It grows up to 1 meter in height, with gray-green leaves and small purple flowers that grow in clusters. The essential oil is extracted through steam distillation of the flowering tops.
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Common Uses: Lavender Spike essential oil is commonly used in aromatherapy to help alleviate anxiety, stress, and insomnia. It is also used in skincare and haircare products for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. The oil has a fresh, herbaceous aroma that blends well with other essential oils, particularly citrus oils.
Characteristics: Lavender Spike essential oil has a thin consistency and a pale yellow color. It has a fresh, camphoraceous, and herbaceous aroma with a slightly floral undertone.
Blends with: Lavender Spike essential oil blends well with citrus oils like Bergamot and Lemon, as well as other herbaceous oils like Rosemary and Sage.
Cautions: Lavender Spike essential oil is generally considered safe for use, but it may cause skin irritation in some individuals. It should not be used during pregnancy or by those with epilepsy.
Spiritual: Lavender Spike essential oil is known for its calming and balancing properties. It is believed to promote relaxation and a sense of well-being.
History: Lavender Spike has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. It was traditionally used to treat respiratory conditions, as well as to repel insects and moths.