Botanical name: Lavendula flagrans/hybrida
Botanical family: Labiatae
Part of plant used: Flowers
Origin: Lavandin is a hybrid plant produced from Lavender and Spike Lavender.
Description: Floral, sweet and clear, similar to Lavender.
History: Lavandin is a more robust plant than Lavender therefore produces a higher yield making it less expensive than true lavender and spike lavender. It is however, thought to be less powerful as an essential oil.
Properties and Indications:
- Great for muscular aches and pains
- Useful for respiratory problems such as coughs and bronchial blockages
- Good for colds, stuffy noses and flu symptoms
- Gentle on the skin and can help to heal sores and wounds
- Can be uplifting when feeling tired and worn out
- Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Orange, Petitgrain, Rosemary
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