Fun Facts on Lavender
Lavender is derived from the latin word, lavar (to wash).
It takes 250 lbs of raw lavender plant material to produce 1 pound of pure essential oil.
The lavender essential oil is extracted by distillation.
Lavender is mostly grown in European countries such as France and Bulgaria.
It can also be found in smaller fields around the world.
Lavender is also harvested in the summer months of July and August.
The leaves and flowers of the Lavender plant are used in recipes of some cultures.
Some studies suggest that Lavender contains anti-microbial properties.
Other studies, suggests that Lavender has calming effects on moods and anxiety.