Description– Sweet, floral scent with a woody undertone. A particularly fine lavender grown in New Zealand.
Origin and main producers– originally from the Mediterranean, it is now grown in many countries worldwide including France, Italy, Bulgaria,Tasmania and New Zealand.
Plant part used in extraction– flowering tops
Caution – helps regulate menstrual flow so avoid during pregnancy.
Aromatic lore– often fondly referred to as “mum in a bottle.”