Lavender is an aromatic evergreen shrub, with a multitude of stems rising above hairy green leaves. This plant, also called true lavender, fine lavender, wild lavender or English lavender, has deep roots in Provencal tradition. It grows wild in the region’s highlands, particularly in the Alpes de Haute-Provence, on sunny mountain slopes between 600 and 1700 meters. This French region is one of the world’s biggest lavender-producing areas.

 

Its fragrant, intense, blue-purple flowers bloom in summer. The flowering tops are harvested in July and August, when the summer heat stimulates the rise of the essence into the flower’s secretory glands. The reaped lavender tops are then left to dry one or two days to allow excess moisture to evaporate.  This wilting period is essential to ensure high-quality perfume.

 

The scented water is obtained by natural steam distillation. The flowers are crossed by water-steam. Once it is released from the container, the steam, which is enriched by the essential oil contained by the plants, is condensated in a coil that has been kept in cold. The recovered fluid is composed by essential oil and water : the scented water is the water naturally enriched by traces of essential oils (about 0,1%).

 

Lavender Scented Water is a natural way for relaxation and an excellent way to drive fatigue and bad mood. It is calming and relaxing tonic with useful hydrating effect for normal and oily skin.

 

Three liters of Lavender Scented Water added to 37-40°C hot water in a bath or jacuzzi calms fatigue and uplifts the mood. The compelling aroma of lavender gives a strong feeling of a rush of energy.

 

A soaked pad on the face of Lavender Scented Water calms, hydrates and revitalizes. It leaves a feeling of softness.

 

In Skin care formulations it is appreciated as natural alcohol-free fragrance in many applications.

 

It can also be used as natural deodorant for Personal Care and Home Care.

 

Our product is 100% Natural, GMO-free, not tested on animals.

 

 

 

Cultivated, harvasted and distillated in Provence

 

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