Monthly Archives: April 2011


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 … Continue reading

Published Date: 30th April 2011
Category: General, Lavender Oil
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Storage and Maturing of Lavender Oil

The Maturing and Storing of Lavender Oils, and oil yields In earlier blogs I’ve written about the harvesting of lavender and the distillation process. What next in the process? Well, initially, after distillation our lavender oil has a “rough” odour … Continue reading

Published Date: 28th April 2011
Category: General, Lavender Oil, Lavender Tips
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Distillation of Lavender Oil

The Distillation of Jersey Lavender Oil All our Jersey lavender oil is distilled from our own plants grown on the farm in Jersey. The process is a fairly straightforward one, though many seem pretty mystified by it. In many respects distillation hasn’t changed for centuries. … Continue reading

Published Date: 21st April 2011
Category: General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil
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Harvesting of Lavender

I’m often asked by prospective lavender farmers about harvesting lavender, and how it’s done. The fact is there is no “right method”. A huge anount depends on the acerage of lavender that you have, how it is laid out in … Continue reading

Published Date: 14th April 2011
Category: General, Lavender Farm
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