Used extensively in the fragrance trade for a huge range of products. Grosso generally has lower levels of camphor and 1,8-cineolr, compared to Abrialis, which gives products a slightly gentler aroma similar to pure Lavender. Antimicrobial.
Can be used for most of the purposes that Lavender is used for. Ideal for easing bronchial congestion caused by colds and flu as well as soothing sore airways. Can relieve the soreness associated with many skin conditions, especially when used in creams or lotions. Can reduce stress related palpitations, depressive states, nervousness. Ideal as a gentle relaxant before sleep to reduce insomnia. Often used in massage where one wishes to achieve relaxation without the soporific effects of pure Lavender. Excellent for muscle stiffness in massage or in the bath.
Caution: Do NOT use for burns. If susceptible to epilepsy, use Lavandin oil only with caution. Avoid during pregnancy.