Lavender oil

Lavender oilThe Lavender Oil produced by BulEtera Company is a pure, natural product. It is obtained by
steam distillation of flowering inflorescences of Lavandula Angustifolia – Miller.

The Lavender Oil is thin clear fluid with light yellow color and specific, fresh, flowery aroma of the blooming Lavender. Its composition consists of about 90% monoterpene and about 10% sesquiterpenes and polymers. The main components are lynalilacetat

e (about 40%) and linalool (about 25%). There are also citric, ?-ocimene, ? and ?-pinene, camphene, myrcene, 1.8-cineol, terpinene, ethylmylcetone, p-cymene, borneol, geraniol, terpineol, lavandulol and their acetates, nerol, camphor, etc.

The Lavender Oil is one of the most widely used essential oils. It is used mainly in perfumery, cosmetics, pharmacy and aromatherapy.



Product

Lavender Essential Oil

Botanical name:

Lavandula angustifolia - Miller

Part of plant used:

Fresh lavender sprays

Country of origin:

Bulgaria

Cultivated herb:

Yes

Natural herb:

Yes

Gathered herb:

Yes

Fumigants used:

N/A

Method of manufacture:

Steam distillation

Material safety data sheets:

Available upon request

Method of analysis

Gas-chromatography

Known formulation incompatibilities:

N/A

Must be homogenous blend:

Yes

Seasonal harvesting:

During June and July

Certificate of analysis:

Yes

Chemical definition:

Essential oil

Synonyms:

None

Storage:

Keep in well-sealed containers at to 5 – 15?C, without direct exposure to sunshine or heat sources

Appearance:

Transparent liquid.

Color:

Pale yellow

Aroma:

Pure, rich and dense lavender aroma.

Physicochemical indices:

Relative density, d 20/20

from 0.879 to 0.888

Refraction number, n 20/D

from 1.4590 to 1.4630

Angle of rotation of polarization plane, ? 20/D, centigrade

from -10.0 to -6.8

Acid value, mg KOH/g

max 1.0

Content of esters such as linalylacetate, %

from 38.5 to 52.5

Solubility in 75% ethanol

1:2 fully

Ester value, mg KOH/g

from 110.0 to 150.0

Content of characteristic ingredients, %

limonene

max 0.6

1.8 cineole

max 2.0

trans ?-ocimene

from 2.0 to 5.0

cis ? -ocimene

from 3.0 to 9.0

camphor

max 0.6

linalol

from 22.0 to 34.0

linalylacetate

from 30.0 to 42.0

lavandulyl acetate

from 2.0 to 5.0

lavandulol

min 0.3

terpinen 1-ol-4

from 2.0 to 5.0

Composition:

Linalylacetate, linalool, camphor,1-,8-cineol, pinenes, ocymene, limonene, borneol, alpha-terpineol, terpinenol-4, bornylacetate, geranilacetate, etc.

Expiry term:

Unlimited

Storage:

In dark and cool premises.

Application:

In perfumery, medicine, faience industry - as a solvent of metal oxides, salts, lacquers and dyes.