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LAVANDIN OIL, GROSSO


LAVANDIN OIL, GROSSO

Lavandula x intermedia , Lavandula hybrida var Grosso

REFERENCES

CAS Number: 8022-15-9 ; 93455-97-1

FEMA Number: 2618

EINECS Number: 297-385-2

Paras Code: PEO1094

PART USED Flowers

COMMON NAMES Bastard Lavender ; Lavandula x intermedia

EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distillation

ORIGIN France

NOTE CLASSIFICATION Top to Middle Note

INTRODUCTION

Lavandula hybrida, known as lavandin is a hybrid formed from different lavender species. Discovered by chance, lavandin has been cultivated since the 1930s. Lavandula hybrida is now the most cultivated species because it is highly resistant and because its flower is more productive than lavender in essential oil. The lavandin harvest takes place during the blooming period, from the end of August.

The strands are more fragrant when they are harvested just before the flowers bloom. Paras selects Lavandin from France. Lavandin stems and flowers can be processed by either steam distillation to obtain an essential oil, or by primary solvent. Extraction to produce a concrete that is then transformed into an a absolute through alcoholic washing.

ODOUR PROFILE

Lavandin Grosso has fresh, aromatic, sweet and floral notes. It is more herbaceous and more camphor-like than Lavender.

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

Pale yellow to yellow colored liquid.

REPORTED BENEFITS

For thousands of years Lavandula hybrida has been used for its antiseptic, antibacterial, healing, sedative, antispasmodic, analgesic and dermatological properties. It is also used as a flying insect repellent. It is also widely used for Body Care and Home Care applications.

Documents

Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

EU Allergens Declaration