Lavender (Lavandula Officinalis)

Floral, herbaceous, balsamic, woody, camphoraceous, fruity pear

Source

France is the main producer of lavender, especially in the Haute-Provence, the Drôme and the Vaucluse regions. Other countries such as Bulgaria, China and Russia also produce it.

Extraction Method

Essence of lavender is obtained through steam distillation of freshly cut flowers.

Use

Used in eaux de Cologne, cosmetics, soaps, deodorants and functional perfumery.

History

Its name comes from the Latin "lavare" (to wash). It was added to bath water in Antiquity. Glovemakers from Grasse who used essence of lavender to scent the leather were spared from the plague; they encouraged their fellow-citizens to wear lavender. Medicinal properties Sachets of lavender give a fresh, clean smell to bed-linen. An antiseptic (for acne), it is also a stimulant, an antispasmodic, an insecticide and healing agent. It relieves headaches and calms the nerves. Lavender is a symbol of purity and tranquility.

1000 Miglia
154
1881 Black
1881 Intense pour Homme
1881 pour homme
212 Men
9 IX
A*Men
Aberdeen Lavander

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