Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Lavandin
- Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia)
Lavandin (or lavendin) oil comes from the flowers of the Lavandula x intermedia (Dutch lavender) plant. Lavandula x intermedia is a hybrid of Lavandula angustifolia which produces lavender oil, and lavandin is sometimes considered a cheaper or inferior version of lavender. It has a floral scent, similar to lavender. It has antidepressant and analgesic effects.
Lavandin oil has similar properties to lavender oil.
Relieves muscle stiffness and pain.
Relieves coughs and symptoms of cold and flu.