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Dunford Apothecary



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Traditional Aromatherapy Uses:

  • Traditionally in aromatherapy treatments lavender is associated with the following therapeutic properties: analgesic, antianxiety, antibacterial, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, antiinflammatory, antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, calming, carminative, cicatrisant, CNS depressant, decongestant, deodorant, hypotensive, immunostimmulant, nervine, sedative, vulnerary

 Qualified aromatherapists may use lavender essential oil for common complaints such as:

  • skin conditions: burns, sunburn, bites, stings and grazes as well as boils, eczema, acne and in general skin care for all skin types
  • nervous tension and stress related conditions like insomnia, depression, migraine to name a few
  • respiratory issues - cough, colds, flu, catarrh and in some cases of asthma and bronchitis
  • various types of aches and pains, from headaches to rheumatic, muscular and menstrual
  • circulatory problems - high blood pressure and palpitations
  • others

Common name: Organic Lavender 

Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia cv. Hemus and Lavandula angustifolia cv. Sevtopolis

Botanical family: Lamiaceae / Labiate

Method of extraction: distilled at our organically certified distillery

Plant part used to extract the oil: flowering tops

Cultivation method: organic farming

Area of origin: our organic Greek lavender is grown at nea Tenedos village located in the Northern Greece. The village Nea Tenedos counts 368 inhabitants engaged in agriculture and stockbreeding. It is a very beautiful and quiet semi-mountainous village at a close distance from the sea

Biochemical group: monoterpenols/esters 

Main chemical constituents: linalool and linalyl acetate 

Colour: clear 

Consistency: thin

Aroma strength: middle

Perfumery note: top/middle

Aroma: a perfect balance between linalool and linalyl acetate and a very low levels of 1,8-cineole and camphor result in a truly unique aroma - delightfully sweet, floral, fresh and sparkling, with a fruity hint and no harsh camphoraceous or eucalyptus-like undertones. Simply beautiful! :)

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