Thursday, September 1, 2011

Bulgarian lavender essential oil

Bulgarian lavender essential oil, lavandula angustifolia, has a slightly different note from french lavender oil. This lavender essential oil has a more full-bodied aroma of fresh lavender flowers, but therapeutically, has the same range of properties as that of the lavender population.The rich lavender-floral nature of this variety makes it somewhat fruitier, mellower and less camphoraceous than our lavender 40/42. It has an earthier aroma more like fresh cut lavender, and is fast becoming a favorite with both aromatherapists and recreational use clients. This english lavender, lavandula augustifolia, is grown in Bulgaria and extracted by steam distillation without the use of chemicals.
Bulgarian lavender oil, lavandula angustifolia , blends well with bay, bergamot, chamomile, citronella, clary sage, geranium, jasmine, lemon, mandarin, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, pine, tangerine, thyme, rosemary, rosewood, ylang ylang.
Cautions - Non toxic, non irritant and non sensitizing.
Properties - Bulgarian lavender oil, lavandula angustifolia, is credited with being an analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, antseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, and as a diuretic. Aromatherapists and herbalists regard lavender as the most useful and versatile for therapeutic purposes.

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