Today, we are featuring a product from our ESSENTIAL OILS LINE. Today, you will learn all about Lavender Essential Oil. Our product highlight will give you more information about each essential oil that we carry. Essential oils are used with henna body art to help darken the henna stain. When using essential oils with making henna paste, look for oils with high levels of monoterpene, which is a chemical composition in the essential oil. Also, be sure to check out our recipes for making henna body art here: https://www.hennaart.ca/henna-recipes
100% pure lavender essential oil in 10 mL amber bottle.
- Botanical Name: Lavendula angustifolia
- steam distilled
- Bulgarian origin
- linalool content 28.4%
- low camphor content 0.24%
- 10 mL amber bottle
- use with henna or jagua
Bulgarian lavender is a woody evergreen shrub, up to 1 meter tall, with pale green, narrow linear leaves and violet blue flowers. The entire plant is covered with oil glands, which are in the star shaped hairs that cover the plant. Lavender has been used since ancient times, and the Romans added lavender to their bath water, hence the name from the Latin lavare, 'to wash'. Differences in soil, altitude and temperature, precipitation and seasons contribute to subtle changes in the scent from one lot of Lavender to another. Lavendula angustifolia essential oil has a very strong, sweet floral scent, with a low camphoraceous smell.
Uses: Mix with henna powder for body art to help your henna release dye, or use for aromatherapy. Use about 10 mL essential oil with 50 grams powder.
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