- Color: Pale Yellow
- Oil Consistency: Thin
- Perfumery Note: Top/Middle
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
- Scent: Fresh, sweet, floral, more herbaceous than lavender with a slightly camphorous quality.
Action: Antibacterial, antifungal, strong antiseptic (related actions to Lavender), antidepressant, analgesic cicatrisant, expectorant, nervine, vulnerary.
Benefits, Indications: There is not a long history of the therapeutic use of lavandin. Lavandin is best used as an antiseptic. Its greater penetrating qualities make it well suited to help with respiratory, circulatory and muscular conditions. Lavandin oil can be useful in cases of muscle stiffness and aches and pains. It eases the lungs and helps with coughs, colds and flu.
It has similar qualities to that of true Lavender, but since it has a sharper smell, it is especially useful for treating muscular aches and pains, as well as for circulatory and respiratory problems.
Chemical Constituents: lavandulol, linalool, linalyl acetate, camphor, cineole, caryophyllene, camphene, dipentene, limonene, ocimene and terpinene
Precautions: Do not use for burns. Lavandin oil is nontoxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing.
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