INGREDIENT

Lavender Oil

Lavandula angustifolia

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Lavender oil
Balancing and calming
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Products with this ingredient

Lavender oil is used for its balancing and soothing qualities making it ideal for irritated skin and scalps, it is also great for calming the mind and aiding a restful sleep.

Description

Description

There are about 25-30 different species of lavender belonging to the Labiatae family. French lavender oil (Lavandula angustifolia) comes from Provence.

Lavender is a perennial, shrub-like plant that's part of the mint family. There are many variations of it, but lavender oil is perhaps the most versatile of them all. It's obtained from the flowering tops of the plants through steam distillation.

Rene Maurice Gattefosse, an early 20th century French chemist, discovered the soothing qualities of Lavender by once accidentally burning his arm and dunking his arm into lavender oil, which he thought was cold water. As a result, Maurice became extremely interested in the properties of essential oils and studied the topic more deeply. He is credited as the father of modern aromatherapy.

 

Lavender Oil can be found in these products
39
Products with this ingredient
Lavender Oil can be found in these products
Buffy Body Butter
Body Butter
Buffed and primed
R195.00
200g
New
purple and white mountain shaped bubble bar with lavender sprig insert
Bubble Bar
Moisturising for lavender lovers
R74.50
Each
Fresh Cleanser
Calming and cleansing
R185.00
100g
Best Seller
dream-cream
Body Lotion
Soothe, calm and hydrate
R275.00
240g