Lavandula angustifolia

English: Lavender

Sanskrit/Indian: Lavender

Russian: Лаванда

Lavandula angustifolia

General information:

It is a strongly aromatic shrub growing as high as 1 to 2 metres (3.3 to 6.6 ft) tall. The leaves are evergreen, 2–6 centimetres (0.79–2.36 in) long, and 4–6 millimetres (0.16–0.24 in) broad. The flowers are pinkish-purple (lavender-coloured), produced on spikes 2–8 cm (0.79–3.15 in) long at the top of slender, leafless stems 10–30 cm (3.9–11.8 in) long.


Contains: linalyl acetate (25–46%), linalool (20–45%), terpinen-4-ol (1.2– 6.0%), lavendulyl acetate (> 1.0%), 1,8-cineole (1,8-cineol, cineol, cineole, eucalyptol) (< 2.5%), 3-octanone (< 2.5%), camphor (< 1.2%), limonene (< 1.0%), and α-terpineol (< 2.0%)


  • When we talk about aromatherapy, the first ingredient that comes to our mind is lavender. Its pleasant aroma has a calming, soothing and sedative effect on the body and mind. A refreshing note to a tired mind – lavender has been named as one of the most useful of the essences for the relief of anxiety and stress.
  • Good for aches and pains and muscle stiffness and may also help with rheumatic discomfort and joint stiffness.
  • The cicatrizant properties of lavender oil are beneficial to healing of wounds including all types of burns and even treatment of eczema, dermatitis, scabies and psoriasis.