The laurel tree is a small unimpressive shrub or tree, originating in the eastern Mediterranean countries. The evergreen tree reaches maturity after five years and yields about 5 kg of leaves per season, which in turn gives about 50-70 g of essential oil.
Botanical Name:Lavandula hydrida
Plant Part:Flowering heads
Extraction Method:Steam distillation
Aromatic Scent:Lavandin Grosso has a strong, somewhat piercing camphor-like smell with some light, floral undertones, characteristic of Lavender.
Common Uses:Lavandin is used almost exclusively for its scent. Many commercial manufacturers use Lavandin Grosso as a replacement for Lavender 40/42%.
Cautions:Due to the high camphor content, Lavandin should be avoided during pregnancy and by those with epilepsy.
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
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