A colourless or pale-yellow oil with a floral, herbaceous, sweet scent and a balsamic, woody undertone.
Method of extraction
A typical chemical composition of Lavender Essential Oil is reported as follows: a-pinene (0.02-0.67%), limonene (0.02-0.68%), 1,8-cineole (0.01-0.21%), cis-ocimene (1.35-2.87%), trans-ocimene (0.86-1.36%), 3-octanone (1.75- 3.04%), camphor (0.54-0.89%), linalool (29.35-41.62%), linalyl acetate (46.71-53.80%), caryophyllene (2.64-5.05%), terpinen-4-ol (0.03-4.16%), lavendulyl acetate (0.27-4.24%).
The fresh floral scent of lavender is harmonising and calming. It promotes compassion and healing. It is used to soothe all skin types.