Glenbrook Farms Herbs and Such

Lavender Essential oil 40/42

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$9.85
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Glenbrook Farms Herbs and Such

Lavender Essential oil 40/42

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$9.85

Description

Lavender 40/42 is actually a blend of lavenders from Spike Lavender, English Lavender, Lavandin Grosse and Spanish Lavender.  These lavenders are blended to create a lavender oil that is 40% linalool and 42 % linalyl acetate which creates a standardized oil and this will give the same scent year after year. It is a 100% lavender oil but is a combination of lavenders giving crafters the same consistent scent in their candles, soaps, and toiletries.By creating this blend distillers can keep a fairly consistent price on the product and we all like that!

There seems to be a prejudice against lavender 40/42 as being inferior and not true lavender. This is far from the truth. All variants of lavender have wonderful therapeutic qualities. Mix a few lavenders together and you have a wonderful blend of therapeutic qualities.  This is  like mixing 3 or 4 whiskeys together, would that suddenly not have any therapeutic qualities?  It would be very therapeutic!