Spike Lavender  

Botanical Name Lavandula latifolia spica  
Botanical family Lamiaceae 
Origin Spain 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation  
Plant part Flowering tops 
Note Middle 
Appearance mobile liquid 
Color colorless to slightly yellow-green 
Odor camphoric, fresh and herbaceous 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Oxides (25–35%): 1,8-cineole, linalool oxide 
Ketones (< 10%): camphor 
Monoterpene alcohols (30%): linalool, borneol, terpinen-4-ol, alpha-terpineol 
Therapeutic properties  Anticatarrhal, expectorant ++  
Analgesic +++ 
Vulnerary ++ 
Antitoxic ++++ 
Wide-spectrum anti-infective ++  
Heals burns ++++ 
Main therapeutic indications  Recent burns ++++ 
Poisonous bites/stings (wasp, scorpion, snake) ++++
Weeping acne, infected wounds, fungal skin infections +++
ENT and respiratory catarrh infections +++ 
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