Lavandula Hybrida and Lavandula Angustifolia
In the early 20. Century, French chemist “Rene Gattefosse” burned his hand accidentally in the laboratory and used lavender oil; this application of lavender quickly healed his burn. This led to many prominent studies about essential oil use for treatment.
Research puts forth substantial effects of lavender on soul, body and mind.
It has relaxing, soothing, antimicrobial, antifungal and antistressor characteristics healing insomnia, migraine, acne, allergy, burn, bruise, cut, dermatitis, headache, scar, fly/insect bite, irritation, and pain besides many other unknown benefits.
Lavender oil is extracted from Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavandula Officinalis) known as true lavender or English lavender.
Another lavender commonly used is Lavandin or Hybrid Lavender (Lavandula Hybrida), also known as French lavender. L. Angustifolia with L. It is a hybrid herb produced by means of crossbreeding Latifolia.
Although both types have similar characteristics, they have different chemical compounds and compound rates. For instance, Lavandin has a higher rate of camphor.
The main difference between Lavender and Lavandin manifests itself in burn treatment. Although both have antimicrobial characteristics, lavender oil is better at healing burns whereas hybrid lavender underwhelms. Hybrid lavender is cheaper because of its yield. Hybrid lavender is planted on wider areas and its plant-to-oil rate is higher. This basically explains why it is cheaper. We can differentiate these two as follows:
Balancing, soothing, rejuvenating, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antivirus, antibacterial, immune system stimulant
While it has stronger effects as an antifungal, antivirus, antibacterial, immune system stimulant herb, its balancing, soothing, rejuvenating, and anti-inflammatory effects are less impressive when compared.
You can buy 100% pure Lavandula Hybrida and Lavandula Angustifolia Essential Oils from our Homemade Aromaterapi stores and online store.