Tag Archives: Lavender

Adulteration of English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Essential Oil

Citation (JAMA style): Bejar E. Adulteration of English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil. Botanical Adulterants Prevention Bulletin. Austin, TX: ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program; 2020. The main goal of this bulletin is to provide timely information and/or updates on issues of adulteration and mislabeling of essential oil (EO) of English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia Mill) in particular with lavandin (Lavandula × intermedia Emeric ex Loisel, syn. Lavandula angustifolia Mill. × Lavandula latifolia Medik.),

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It’s A Lavender Season! Lavender Association of Colorado

The cultivar of the Month June 2020 Cultivar of the Month Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote Pink’ Hidcote Pink is another versatile lavender grown in Colorado.  It is an excellent culinary variety.  It produces an exceptionally sweet oil that several growers use in conjunction with other lavender essential oils to make unique blends.  Planted with purple lavenders, the pink flowers make the

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Oregon Lavender Association April 2020 Newsletter

The Oregon Lavender Association  invites you to enjoy lavender  all year round! Announcements and Events April 2020 We hope that this newsletter finds you well.  Spring reminds us that even after the darkest winter, life is persistent and resilient, as are we.  We hope that the ideas in here will offer a respite from the more stressful events in our lives

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LAVENDER’S MEDICINAL AND AROMATHERAPY USES

There are few scents in this world that evoke the feeling of clean – lavender is one of them. Its common and scientific name originates from lavare, the Latin word for wash or bathe. Lavender was popular as a linen-washing herb in Europe, no doubt due to its pleasant aroma, but it also possesses antiseptic qualities and can help to

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Herbal Remedies May Inspire Future Treatments for High Blood Pressure

People have used herbs as medicine for thousands of years. Today, with medical researchers continually hunting for better alternative treatments, some are revisiting these remedies. A recent study looks at herbs that people believe can treat hypertension. Currently, hypertension affects an estimated 1 in 3 adults in the United States. Although dietary and lifestyle changes can sometimes be sufficient, medication is necessary in some

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Aromatherapy For Your Dog

The essential oils that are used in aromatherapy usually work on many different levels. In reality, essential oils obtained from herbs possess the aptitude to ease several medical conditions as well as traumas, including fatigue, infection, and motion sickness. In addition, they also offer various antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. From the emotional point of view, essential oils also have

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Companion Planting with Herbs

Boost your garden this season with the right pairings of plants. Companion planting is a fantastic addition to any garden. By specific plants next to certain fruits, flowers, and vegetables, you can boost their health and increase their production. Of course, knowing what pairings work best is key, especially when it comes to herbs. How It Works Companion planting improves

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