Category Archives: Lavender Oil

09
Nov

Lavender for men!

Contrary to popular assumption, lavender is not just for the ladies. In actual fact, men use lavender much more than they realise, and probably on a daily basis. Lavender is, in fact, (as you will discover in our article “Is your man wearing lavender?”)  a key ingredient in some of the most popular men’s fragrances and skincare products

Published Date: 9th November 2017
Category: General, Gentleman's Fragrance, Lavender Oil
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25
Oct

When To Harvest Lavender For Oil

Choosing the exact moment to harvest our wonderful Jersey lavender is one of the mostimportant parts of our work here on our lovely Jersey Lavender Farm. Harvest too early and the lavender will not be fully mature enough to produce the perfect highest quality lavender essential oil, but harvest too late and the plant will have begun to wither

Published Date: 25th October 2017
Category: Dried lavender, General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil, Lavender Products

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