Lavender oil Barreme is made through steam distillation of Lavender flower spikes. Lavender Barreme is considered the most relaxing of all lavenders. Grown in the chalky soils and dry climate of the Barreme region of France, this lavender has a superior floral aroma with high therapeutic benefit. With a content of over 50% aroma esters naturally occurring this lavender maintains a crisp, floral aroma. Valued as one of the finest quality lavender’s available on the market. Lavender is a hardy shrub which grows up to one meter in height. Lavender is the most widely used essential oil in aromatherapy. There are a lot of Lavender Oils in the market, this is a distinct Essential Oil from the French region of Barreme. Lavender Oil is extensively used in the cosmetic industry, whether it is in Lotions or perfumes. Its pleasant smell makes it a commonly use oil in toiletries and other fragrance industries.
This is a Lavender grown at a high altitude and thus typically has high ester content (52%:linalyl, terpenyl, lavandulyl and geranyl acetates), which is why it is called 50‐52% oil. The higher the Linalool and linalyl acetate contents, supposedly the more relaxing properties are of the lavender oil. Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia Country of origin: France, Region of Barreme Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Plant part: Lavender flower spikes Scent: Lavender Essential Oil French from french region of Barreme. It has a floral, herbaceous, fresh scent with balsamic woody undertone. Strength of Aroma: Strong Note: High Ingredients: Lavandula officinalis Blends well with: Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Thyme, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang-ylang. History: Lavender has been used since ancient times. Romans added lavender to their bath water, hence the name derived from the word 'to wash' - lavare.