Synonyms: Spike Lavender, Lavendula spica, Spike
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Spain
Composition: 100% organic Spike Lavender essential oil
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of fresh Spike Lavender
Active Constituents: Oxides, monoterpenols: 1,8-cineol, linalool
Color: Clear to yellow
About: Spike Lavender has a minty, clean and herbal aroma. The flower grows on the Spanish coast and is harvested at full bloom for distillation. Therapeutically the oil is used for skin care, respiratory support, and as an anti-fungal.
Not to be confused with Lavender Angustifolia, Spike Lavender is differentiated by its minty, herbal scent. This aroma is helpful for supporting the respiratory system as well as local circulation. Spike Lavender is also more stimulating and active on the skin than Lavender Angustifolia.
Common Uses: For skin care, Spike Lavender is used diluted in serums, lotions, creams, clays, honey, facial toners and facial steam baths. Spike Lavender is also wonderful for household cleaning; add it to room sprays, home cleaners, diffusers, and hand sanitizers. For muscles and joints, apply the oil topically by adding it to body oils, salves, balms, creams and compresses. Lavender Spike may support the respiratory system and relax tension and stress when added to diffusers, vapor rubs, smelling salts, aromatherapy inhalers and steam baths.
Blending Recommendations: Spike Lavender has a minty, fresh, floral aroma similar to that of Lavender Angustifolia. It blends well with herbals, mints, conifers and woody oils.
Bay Laurel, Black Pepper, Black Spruce, Cedar Atlas, Clove, Eucalyptus Radiata, Eucalyptus Globulus, Balsam Fir, Douglas Fir, Silver Fir, Frankincense, Hyssop Decumbens, Inula, Lavender, Oregano, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Wild Scotch Pine, Rosemary Cineol, Sage, Tea Tree, Thyme, Wintergreen.
Safety Information: Do not apply directly on young children. Do not ingest.
Maximum Adult Dilution: 19%; 114 drops per ounce of carrier
Recommended Dilution: 1-5%; 6 – 30 drops per ounce of carrier
Spike Lavender contains 117 constituents.
Shelf Life: 3 years in proper conditions until quality declines.
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.
ry Sage, Cedar Atlas, Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine, Cypress, Frankincense. Spike Lavender makes a great addition to soaps, breath blends, shampoos, bug sprays, all purpose cleaners, in salt scrubs and more.
This is an antiseptic and regenerative treatment for acne. Combine the following in a small bottle:
1 drop Thyme ct. Linalol
3 drops Rosemary ct. verbenone
3 drops Neroli
2 drops Spike Lavender
Apply a small dab of this mixture directly to the acne.
Wet the skin in the shower and apply 5-10 drops of Spike Lavender neat to the skin making sure to get behind the knees, under the arms, on the abdomen. Massage into the body for 30 seconds to a minute then rinse with hot water for 3-5 minutes and towel off. This is immune boosting, a heart tonic, and good for the respiratory system.