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Lavender French


So beautiful in its aroma and the benefits of Lavender are numerous. This is an essential oil that is a must in your essential oil toolkit or medicine cabinet makeover. In my opinion we have the best French Lavender around!

Botanical Name

Lavandula angustifolia / Lavandula officinalis

Plant Family


Country of Origin

Indigenous to the Mediterranean region, but now cultivated all over the world. Mainly France and also Spain.

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Flowers/Buds


Clear with a Tinge of Yellow



Perfumery Note


Strength of Initial Aroma


Aromatic Description

Lavender Essential Oil smells floral, fresh, sweet, herbaceous and sometimes slightly fruity. It can be slightly camphorous.

Possible Substitute Oils

Lavandin, spike lavender, neroli, bergamot, basil (Linalool CT), cistus, frankincense

Blends Well With

All oils

Lavender Essential Oil and Uses

Cognitive support and brain health. Source: Dorene Petersen, Presentation: Clinical Use of Aromatherapy for Brain Health: 7 Essential Oils. August 9, 2017, New Brunswick, NJ. Alliance of International Aromatherapists 2017 Conference. AIA 2017 Conference Proceedings page 221-222.

Acne, Allergies, Anxiety, Asthma, Athlete’s Foot, Bruises, Burns, Chicken Pox, Colic, Cuts, Cystitis, Depression, Dermatitis, Dysmenorrhea, Earache, Flatulence, Headache, Hypertension, Insect Bites, Insect Repellent, Itching, Labor Pains, Migraine, Oily Skin, Rheumatism, Scabies, Scars, Sores, Sprains, Strains, Stress, Stretch Marks, Vertigo, Whooping Cough, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, skin healing, analgesic, relieves burns and sunburns, immune supportive, anticancer, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antifungal, antispasmodic, diuretic, nervine (calms and soothes the nerves), sedating, reduces the  appearance of scars and blemishes, aids digestion, reduces fever, helps bruises and boils heal, helps relieve colic, helps relieve painful menstruation, encourages restful sleep, eases cough, helps relieve headache, balances blood pressure, stimulating, relaxing, combats irritability, adaptogenic, antidepressant, reduces anxiety, stress management, reduces fear, calms shock and panic attacks, encourages feelings of love.

Source: Julia Lawless, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Updated Edition) (London: Harper Thorsons, 2014), 121-122.

Lavender Essential Oil Safety Information

Tisserand and Young do not indicate any special precautions when using Lavender Essential Oil. Reading Tisserand and Young’s full profile is recommended. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 325-328.]

Recommended Dilution Range


General Safety Information

Do not take essential oils internally nor apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Read, Birkat Natural’s, Guide to Diluting Essential Oils, for general dilution information. If you are currently experiencing pregnancy, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, have any other medical problem, or are otherwise under the care of a physician, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications. Carefully read Birkat Natural’s Essential Oil Safety Information page, before using any essential oil. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made by Birkat Adonai Farm, LLC as to the medicinal value of any products from Birkat Adonai Farm, LLC. The information presented here is for educating our customers about the traditional uses of essential oils and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.


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