E-451 - Lavender, Spike (Lavandula latifolia)
Although it is a true lavender, it smells more like Eucalyptus than Lavender. Not profound, but enough to make you aware.
Historical Fokelore Application
Said to be effective when dealing with bronchitis and laryngitis. Strong expectorant properties. Alleged to open nasal passages, ease headaches, reduce pain and swelling. Potentially Analgesic when used in a massage oil. Also used in France and throughout Europe for hundreds of years for skin inflammations, dermatitis, eczema, scarring, burns, insect bites and stings. Mixed with equal parts Tea Tree, it is said to rapidly reduce blemishes. Alleged that if rubbed on the rub on the soles of your feet or inhaled it helps aid sleep.
Botanical Name:Lavandula latifolia
Also Known As:Broad Leaf Lavender
Plant Part Used:Steam distilled from flowers.
Color:Clear to very Pale Yellow
Blends With:Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Rosemary, Chamomile, Jasmine
How Used:Although it is a true lavender, it smells more like Eucalyptus than Lavender. Not profound, but enough to make you aware.