Scientific Name: Lavandula latifolia
Country of Origin: Spain
Synonyms: l. Spica, aspic, broad leaved lavender, lesser lavender, spike.
Plant Family: Lamiaceae ( Labiatae)
Plant Parts Used: Flowering tops
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Similar to Lavender but clearer and fresher.
Main Constituents: Mainly cineol and camphor (40-60%), with linalol and linalyl acetate among others
Blends With: Bergamot, Chamomile, Geranium, Guaiacwood, Helichrysum, Jasmine, Lemon, and Orange.
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. (except in concentration)