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What the heck is Lavandin?

Lavender Plant

When looking at ingredients on a natural product that uses essential oils you may see lavandin listed either with lavender or without. It is an essential oil that is similar to lavender with many of the same qualities. Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia) is actually a hybrid created from true lavender (lavendula augustifolia) and spike lavender…

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Creating a new soap scent – Day 2

Day 2 was spent trying a number of the blends I was interested in, tweaking them some during the initial trial and getting feedback from my employees. My initial scent goals were a nice fresh, clean lemon scent that would be strong enough to hold up in soap and a lavender mint blend.

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Lavender – 20 Ways It Can Benefit You.

Lavender essential oil is probably regarded by many as the single most important essential oil nature brings us. I know lavender is our best selling scent among our products. If you are interested in delving into the world of aromatherapy and want to try an essential oil lavender is a good place to begin.

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