Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Lavender essential oil Lavandula angustifolia

About it...

Botanical name: Lavandula angustifolia

Family: Lamiaceae


Harvested: Europe - India

Parts used: flowers

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: linalool, linalyl acetate, alpha-pinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, cis-and trans-ocimene, 3-octanone, camphor, terpineol, caryophyllene acetate, lavandulyl

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities


Traditional uses:

The discovery of a relatively large number of active natural ingredients in its formula explains why the essential oil of lavender has had many traditional uses.


Are most often listed indications such as antiseptic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory. The oil is used as a spray for respiratory problems, headaches, or applied in a massage oil for muscle pain.


The aromatherapist also recommends lavender for its relaxing and soothing properties.


In the environment, lavender is used as an antiseptic and insect repellent.


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