Monthly Archives: September 2017

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Published Date: 12th September 2017
Category: General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil
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07
Sep

Lavender’s Biblical Roots

Lavender is up there with some of the world’s most ancient documented plants, for example hieroglyphic texts from Ancient Egypt detail the use of lavender in embalming and cosmetics. And further to this when the tomb of Tutankhamen was opened, … Continue reading

Published Date: 7th September 2017
Category: General, Types of lavender

01
Sep

Harvesting Lavender Plants

I’m often asked by prospective lavender farmers about harvesting lavender plants, 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 … Continue reading

Published Date: 1st September 2017
Category: Dried lavender, General, Lavender Farm
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