PDO Fine Lavender Essential Oil is obtained by complete distillation of the flowering tops of the plant.
We distil PDO fine lavender in a traditional way with rainwater at an altitude of 1000m on our Sarraud farm in Sault in Provence.
Our PDO fine lavender essential oil is a 100% and 100% natural product.
It is the plant that produces the essential oil. There is no chemical transformation.
PDO Fine lavender is the best quality of lavender, it is often called True Lavender.
Scents: elegant, subtle, soft, woody
Price per litre: € 950.00
Ingredients INCI: Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) oil
Allergens: limonene, linalool, geraniol, coumarin
We have been growing fine lavender on our farm for 6 generations of farmers.
We distil in a traditional way to guarantee the best quality of PDO fine lavender essential oil.
The plant is harvested at maturity in July-August. It is then distilled in its entirety with flowers and stems. Rainwater is converted into steam and cooled down to separate PDO fine lavender floral water and PDO fine lavender essential oil at the end of the distillation process.
The designation PDO fine lavender applies only to essential oils.
Fine lavender is the original lavender plant, reproducing by seed. It can also be found in the wild on the highest plateaux of Sault. Each farm produces its fine lavender in a different way, which is a characteristic of fine lavender. In a field of fine lavender, you will find thousands of different flowers.
Other lavenders are always cloned, so they are genetically identical no matter which farm grows them.
The characteristic smell of our Sarraud PDO fine lavender has a fresh note. Its fragrance is noble, refined and deep. The smell of fine lavender is less intense compared to lavandin or clonal lavenders.
Fine lavender (or true lavender) grows at medium altitude, from 800 to 1200 metres, in the dry and rocky plateaux of Haute-Provence. It is a shrub about fifty centimetres high and wide, with long, thin leaves and a single flower spike per stem. The spike of fine lavender is small. The spike of fine lavender is small. . The yield of essential oil is lower than with lavandin but its properties are more interesting and more numerous.
Fine lavender provides an essential oil of great quality, and is the only one to benefit from the PDO “Lavender of Haute-Provence” label. Its fragrance is very delicate, floral and subtle. 150 kg of flowers are necessary to produce 1 litre of essential oil.
Fine lavender is used for perfumery as well as for its medicinal, analgesic and healing properties.
Precautions for use :
Causes severe eye irritation. Can cause skin allergy. May be fatal if indigested and enters the respiratory tract.
Harmful to aquatic organisms, causes long-term adverse effects.
In case of skin irritation: consult a doctor. Do not induce vomiting. In case of contact with eyes, rinse with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easily removable. Continue rinsing.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women and children under six years old.