Lavender Super, Lavandula Hybrida (France)
Country of Origin: FranceBotanical Name: Lavandula Hybrida
Lavandin is a hybrid of true Lavender with Spike Lavender, giving Lavandin a more camphoraceous and penetrating aroma than true Lavender. Those looking for an aroma reminiscent of English garden lavender may well prefer Lavandin. Out of all the different types of Lavandin, Super has the highest proportion of linalyl acetate. Lavandin is a multi purpose oil, it is great for many different ailments including headaches, skin conditions, muscular aches and pains and PMT.
Country of Origin: France.
Plant Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae).
Method of Extraction: The oil is steam distilled from flowering tops of this hybrid plant.
Lavandin is a hardy shrub which grows up to one meter in height.
Lavandin was developed by crossing True Lavender (Lavendula officinalis) with Spike Lavender (Lavendula latifolia). The essential oil yield of the plant is extremely high compared to True Lavender and it is widely cultivated as well as growing wild, especially in the South of France. Lavandin is often used to replace Lavender by the perfume and cosmetics industries.
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