Category Archives: Lavender Oil

04
Oct

What is Lavender Oil made from? – Part 2

The earlier post – What is Lavender Oil Made From? – Part 1 - was about how lavender oil is often analysed using a process called gas chromatography and mass spectroscopy. The results of this shows that lavender oil is pretty complicated; containing up to a hundred different components. This post is about these components. One

Published Date: 4th October 2017
Category: General, Lavender Oil
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27
Sep

What is Lavender Oil made from? – Part 1

So much has been written about the amazing properties of lavender oil – its ability to calm the nerves, aid relaxation, help give you a good night’s sleep, as well as its healing benefits. Well I thought I’d do my best to write something about what is actually in lavender oil. Be warned, there’s no dramatic

Published Date: 27th September 2017
Category: General, Lavender Oil
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19
Sep

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

There is no one single answer to the question of ‘are you getting enough sleep?’ The exact amount of sleep that we need varies from person to person. Famously Margaret Thatcher, Leonardo Da Vinci, Thomas Edison and Napoleon all survived off less than 4 hours sleep a night, but for many people they require significantly more sleep to be able

Published Date: 19th September 2017
Category: General, Lavender Oil

12
Sep

Distillation of Lavender Oil

The Distillation of Jersey Lavender Oil All our Jersey lavender oil is distilled from our own plants grown on the Jersey Lavender Farm. The process is a fairly straightforward one, though many seem pretty mystified by it. In many respects distillation hasn’t changed for centuries. It’s also not too different from the distillation of

Published Date: 12th September 2017
Category: General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil
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05
Jul

How To Store Essential Oils

For many newcomers to aromatherapy there might be lots of different questions that you might want to ask; ‘which oils should I start my collection with?’, ‘how do I know that I am using essential oils safely?’, ‘should I use essential oils neat or in dilution?’ and also often included in this list is ‘how should I store essential

Published Date: 5th July 2017
Category: Eucalyptus Oil, General, Lavender Oil, Rosemary Oil