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  • Did you know that the lavender species Lavandula angustifolia is the world's 'True Lavender'? It's the variety we grow on our South Island lavender farm and the safest and most popular lavender in the world. It's widely known that this versatile plant can provide us with essential oil for aromatherapy, inhalation and topical applications. But do you know any other lavender facts? We do and we've made a list of ten of the most interesting and fun facts to share with you!
    Posted: Tuesday 10 July 2018
  • A lot of our clients have asked us exactly how do we produce our lavender oil. Is it cold pressed like olive oil, or is it removed by solvent extraction like jasmine oil? Actually, the method we use to extract the lavender essential oil from the flowers is steam distillation.
    Posted: Tuesday 12 June 2018
  • Lavender, the most versatile and best-loved of all the essential oils, a first aid kit in a bottle. There are many varieties of lavender but Lavandula angustifolia is the most popular, the most therapeutically active and the safest. It is one of the most commonly used essential oils in aromatherapy; producing a pharmacological and psychological effect on our bodies through its calming, soothing, healing and balancing properties.
    Posted: Tuesday 1 May 2018