Botanical Name Lavandula latifolia
Spike lavender grows at low altitudes whereas true lavender grows at high altitudes hence its high camphor content and aroma. Spike lavender is more stimulating than true lavender. Spike lavender oil has a fresh, slightly spicy, floral, and camphoraceous scent and is typically clear or yellowish in color.
Spike Lavender oil is extracted from flowering tops of spike lavender plant by the method of steam distillation.
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Spike Lavender oil has powerful antiseptic properties that help soothe and heal cuts, burns, and damaged or scarred skin.
Spike lavender oil may help in regulating sleep, calmness, mental alertness, and stress-related conditions, including depression.
According to the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia, spike lavender oil was traditionally used for headaches
Spike Lavender oil can improve allergies, athlete’s foot, dandruff, dermatitis, and sunburns. It can also work wonders when added in baths, diffusers, inhalers, and mist sprays.
It is also reported to be effective in repelling insects.
Safety and precautions
You may choose to avoid Spike Lavender during pregnancy..