A fragrant flower of a gentle lilac color, grown naturally on lavender plantations. The native land of lavender is considered to be the Mediterranean countries. Did you know? Even the ancient Romans appreciated the essential oil of lavender and used these scented flowers when visiting the famous Roman baths. Lavender got its name, as "lavare" which in Latin means "clean" or "wash".
Lavender flowers are used in perfumery – the demanding public has taken a liking to its thick, tart flavor. The first perfume, which included lavender's essential oil, appeared in the 14th century. It was soon noticed that the smell of lavender has a beneficial effect on a person's mental state and mood. It is increasingly common that lavender extract is used in cosmetology for the treatment of skin problem. Lavender is rich in tannic substances, organic acids, and tannins.