Lavender - Bulgarian

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Bulgarian Lavender Essential Oil

Bulgarian Lavender:

  • Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Extracted From: Flowers Only
  • Farming Method: Wildcrafted
  • Nation of Harvest: Bulgaria
  • Size: 10ml (1/3 ounce)

Our Bulgarian Lavender is a perfect balance between potency and gentleness, making it an excellent choice for a variety of therapeutic applications. It carries a unique aroma that is softer and sweeter compared to High Altitude Lavender, providing a calming and soothing experience.

Key Constituents and Benefits:

  • Linalool Content: 30.85%
  • Linalyl Acetate: 34.31%
  • Lavandulyl Acetate: 4.73%

Comparison with Other Lavender Oils:

  • New Zealand Lavender: With a linalool content of about 14%, this oil is ideal for those with lavender sensitivities. It offers a milder scent and is gentle on sensitive skin.
  • High Altitude Lavender: Contains the highest linalool content at 37-38%, making it the most potent and effective for therapeutic use, but may not be suitable for those with lavender allergies.
  • Bulgarian Lavender: Strikes a perfect balance with around 30% linalool, making it effective yet gentle enough for general use. It has a softer and sweeter aroma compared to High Altitude Lavender.

Aroma Profile:

Bulgarian Lavender carries a unique aroma that is soft, sweet, and floral, with subtle herbaceous undertones. This makes it an excellent choice for relaxation, stress relief, and enhancing mood.

Usage:

Lavender is one of the most versatile essential oils, known for its wide range of applications and pleasant scent. It is renowned for soothing burns, insect bites, headaches, and anxiety while invigorating the senses. Bulgarian Lavender's balanced profile makes it suitable for these applications while being gentle enough for everyday use.

Oil Safety Information:

This oil holds GRAS status (Generally Recognized As Safe) with the exception of the information listed below:

  • We do not recommend internal use or undiluted skin application of any essential oils unless under the direction and care of a qualified medical professional. See our FAQ for more information.
  • Products and information from By Faith have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease.

GC/MS Results:

Main Constituents:

  • Linalool: 30.85%
  • Linalyl Acetate: 34.31%
  • Lavandulyl Acetate: 4.73%
  • Terpinene-4-ol: 4.50%
  • β-Caryophyllene: 3.79%
  • (Z)-β-Ocimene: 3.31%
  • (E)-β-Ocimene: 2.96%
  • Camphor: 0.25%
  • α-Pinene: 0.19%
  • Myrcene: 0.64%
  • Geranyl Acetate: 0.61%
  • Neryl Acetate: 0.36%

CONCLUSION: No adulterant, contaminant, or dilutant was detected.

Please note that our GC/MS results may change somewhat frequently. The results above are for the most recently tested distillation and will vary slightly between distillations.