BOTANICAL, CRUELTY-FREE BEAUTY. JOIN OUR MAILING LIST FOR VIP DISCOUNTS.
Cart 0

Blog

All things Lavender

IRMA and VIOLET lavender lavender buds lavender essential oil relaxation wellness

All things Lavender

"Forgiveness is the scent that Lavender gives out when you tread on it" - Mark Twain. Lavender (lavandula angustifolia, lavandula vera, L. officinalis and others) has been used medicinally and for relaxation for thousands of years. Lavender gets its name from the Latin 'lavare' - to wash; ancient Romans used the silver-grey leaves and purple lavender flowers to dress wounds on the Roman battlefields. They also bathed with it, used it in their laundry and used it to keep insects at bay. It is fascinating that we use lavender in many of the same ways today. Lavender essential oil is...

Read more →