Lavandin, Grosso Essential Oil (Lavandula X Intermedia Grosso)
Lavandin, Grosso may also be referred to as English lavender, Dutch lavender, or lavandin. It is typically processed using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the flowering tops, flowers.
'Grosso' is a cross between Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula latifolia and is a larger plant overall than these species. These hybrids were first developed in France for use in perfumes and essential oils. Plump, violet-blue flower spikes fill the air with their sweet fragrance. Its long flower stems make this variety especially good for use in bouquets.
- Aroma Description:
- Common Name(s): English lavender, Dutch lavender, or lavandin
- Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
- Chemical Family: Esters, Ketones, Monoterpenols
- Perfumery Note: Top/Middle
- Indigenous Country: Spain
- Cultivation: Distiller is Certified Organic
- Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation
- Part Typically Used: Flowering tops, Flowers
- Shelf Life: 6 years
- Ethically and sustainably sourced
Benefits & Uses
Therapeutic Benefits of Lavandin, Grosso:
Analgesic Anti-anxiety Anti-bacterial Anti-convulsant Anti-depressant Anti-fungal Anti-inflammatory Anti-microbial Anti-oxidant Anti-viral Calming CNS tonic Deodorant Hypotensive Immuno-stimulant Sedative
Lavandin, Grosso Blends:
Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities
Energetics and Chakras Qualites of Lavandin, Grosso:
3rd Chakra - Personal Power 4th Chakra - Unconditional Love 6th Chakra - Perspective Balancing Meditative Protective Unconditional love
Lavandin, Grosso Articles or Publications:
- PubMed: Cloning of a sesquiterpene synthase from Lavandula x intermedia glandular trichomes.
- PubMed: Molecular cloning and functional characterization of borneol dehydrogenase from the glandular trichomes of Lavandula x intermedia.
- PubMed: Suppression of linalool acetate production in Lavandula x intermedia.
- PubMed: Antiparasitic activity of two Lavandula essential oils against Giardia duodenalis, Trichomonas vaginalis and Hexamita inflata.
- PubMed: Biological activities of lavender essential oil.