Common Name: French Lavender
Botanical Name: Lavendula angustifolia Mill. (L. officinalis Chaix) (Compacta cultivar)
Parts Used: organic flowering tops
Processing: Steam distilled
Main Chemical Type: Ester
Common Uses: Lavender is used for everything from burns and skin issues, to relaxation and insomnia. A swiss army knife of essential oils.
Special Notes: Grown at a very high altitude which allows for distillation at lower temps and pressures, creating a superb oil. Softly floral and sweet, natural aroma. Higher ester content than English lavenders and lower altitude lavenders. Definately a superior oil for discerning noses.