Botanical Name: Lavandula
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Common Name: Lavender
Part used: Flower
Blends well with: Jasmine
Lavender is that plant that needs no introduction. It is probably the most soothing scent a person can ever experience. It can also be added to various dishes for flavoring and can help soothe the mind and spirit too.
But not many of us are aware of the wonderful benefits of lavender oil.
Lavender oil was apparently the first essential oil used in the treatment of patients in World War I. This oil cures many skin problems like insect bite, burns etc.
The lavender has a very fresh and sweet fragrance in both oil and dried form. It is used in making most popular scents, soaps, candles even and also used in the household products like cleansers and usable in various forms such as bath gels, infusions, lotions, tinctures, extracts, teas, aromatherapy oil, soaps and whole dried flowers with the help of dried flowers and essential oil.