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Lavender Essential Oil – L. angustifolia Foundation


‘Foundation’ lavender oil is a hand blend of Snowy River Lavender’s four foundation cultivars: Avice Hill, Bee, Maillette and Pacific Blue.  Essential Oil from each of these cultivars is combined, rebottled and cellared.  This method produces a beautifully balanced and classically structured essential oil with significant levels of both linalool and linalyl acetate still with interesting and distinct contributions from each cultivars.

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Product Description

PROVENANCE: All essential oil presented for sale under the SNOWY RIVER LAVENDER label are 100% the pure steam distilled product of plants grown and cared for on Majesse Estate a high altitude property located in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales.  All plants are grown using ecological farming methods where the complexity of the natural environment is respected and nurtured strictly free from artificial chemical inputs.  All distillations take place at high altitude (1100m) using boutique distillation methods: completed run, non-homogenised & 12 month cellaring.


BOTANICAL SPECIFICATION: Lavandula angustifolia ‘Foundation’ – cultivar blend (Avice Hill, Bee, Maillette & Pacific Blue)

CURRENT RELEASE: 2018 Distillations


2014 SAMPLE GC/MS DATA:  linalool 35. 06 • linalyl acetate 27.85 • lavandulol 0.41•  lavandulyl acetate 1.93 • limonene/ ß-phellandrene 0.96 • octen-3-ol 0.27 • 1,8-cineole 0.24  • myrcene 1.00 • α pinene 0.38 • β pinene 0.73  cis-ß-ocimene 4.47 • trans-ß-ocimene 1.51 •  3-octanone 3.29 • octen-3-yl acetate 1.53 • 3-octyl acetate 0.34  geranyl acetate 1.07 • neryl acetate 0.51 • camphor 0.28 • borneol  1.13 • geraniol 0.06 • terpinen-4-ol 3.65 • α- terpineol  1.70 • ß – caryophyllene 2.31 • (E)-beta-farsenene 0.92, α –santalene 0.90

CARE:  Store dark, cool (<25°c) and airtight.  

CAUTIONS: Essential oils are highly concentrated substances best used diluted in carrier oil, gel or cream. Commonly used dilutions are 0.5 -1% for the face care, 1-3% for the body care (1% dilution = 1 mL EO /100mL Carrier / 1 mL = 20 drops).  Lavender oils are antiseptic and can also be used neat in small specific applications, such as on insect bites, scratches and pimples etc.  Lavender is also regarded as balancing and calming and may assist with sleep and anxiety.  If personal sensitivities arise cease use immediately. NOT FOR INTERNAL USE. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

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Essential Oil Volume

100mL, 10mL, 30mL, 5mL