CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Lavender Flower (Ultra). Grown in the Provence region of France, blue lavender, also known as lavandin, is a hybrid species between English lavender and Portuguese lavender. The scent is just as impressive, very fragrant, bright blue-purple buds are more medicinal than other lavenders because of the presence of camphor. The intense color of the flower buds make this variety desirable for use in crafts when visual presentation counts.
Lavender, also known as Lavandula x intermedia, is an evergreen shrub that blooms with beautiful purple flowers from the late spring to early autumn. While it originated in the Mediterranean, lavender is now cultivated in Europe and the Western United States.
Active Compounds: Flavonoids, Coumarins, Tannins, Volatile oil
Benefits: Lavender (Ultra) soothes pain, itching, and irritation while soothing your entire body. Therefore, if you are experiencing problems with your acne, psoriasis, and eczema, it might be time to start using natural, aromatherapy-laced dried Ultra Blue Lavender. Lavender (Ultra) also relieves Symptoms of premenstrual tension, Increased sleep quality, Reduced anxiety, Promotes hair growth, Assists in wound healing, Migraine headache relief, possible Treatment of head lice, and has a Antimicrobial action.
Suggested Uses: Use to make floral water, facial toners, soap, shampoo, lotions, creams and other personal care products perfumes and infused oils. Lavender flowers add color and textural interest to floral displays and potpourri. Add to linen closet and drawer sachets.
Harvesting: Harvesting lavender when the weather is dry and no wind. The mornings and evenings are the most favorable to gather the flowersbecause many of the oils are dissipated during the heat of the day.Cut the stems at the base of the plant.
Recipes: Add to salads, soups, baked goods, teas and other beverages. The flowers can also be used to produce a simple syrup. For Lavender tea add 1 cup of water to 1 heaping tablespoon of lavender flowers, Bring water to a boil, add the lavender, cover, let steep for 15 min, then turn heat off. Add your honey if necessary. strain and drink several times a day.
Warnings: Long-term oral or topical use of lavender should be avoided in patients with hormone-sensitive cancers
|NAME OF HERB
||Lavender Flower (Ultra)
||Lavandula x intermedia
|PLANT PART USED
||Garden Lavender, spike lavender, common lavender