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Lavender Essential Oil

September 2018 by Hetty Tapper
Hetty Tapper is a clinical herbalist with training in aromatherapy, homeopathy, energy healing, tissue salts, bodywork, massage, communication, meridian and charka work, and much more. She enjoys healing horses and has helped many horses that were abused, sick or just misunderstood. Hetty has written two books - ‘Equine Lore’ and ‘Healthy Horses Holistically and Herbal Horse Health’ - to show how we can all learn to help and heal our horses naturally. 

Name: Lavender Essential Oil

Biological Name: Lavendula angustafolia    

Parts Used: Flowering tops.

Essential Oil Method of Extraction: Steam distillation.

Essential Oil Scent: Classic, fresh, floral, slightly fruity, herbaceous and sweet.

Constituents: Beta-caryophyllene, cineole, farnascene, lavandulol, lavandulyl acetate, linalyl acetate, linalool, ocimene and terpinenol.