Lavender Duchess body lotion-Natural Body Lotion with Lavender essential oil

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Natural Body Lotion with Lavender essential oil


Lavender Duchess body lotion is a medium weight, 98%  natural body lotion with Bulgarian Lavender essential oil. It also contains sunflower oil and avocado oil to help nourish and condition skin. Lavender duchess also contains Rosehip seed oil, which has proven antioxidant and anti-aging benefits. The only ingredients that are not natural in this lotion are approximately 4 drops of color and less than 1 drop of preservative (formaldehyde free, Paraben free).

Lavender Duchess was named for the specific type of Lavender essential oil used to the scent, and provide aromatherapy benefits. This lotion contains "Bulgarian Lavender" or Lavendula augustofolia. It is an ancient variety of Lavender historically coveted by royalty. It can be found in every aromatherapists' toolkit today.

Lavender and Royalty

Lavendula Augustofolia has been associated with royalty. It was used by Cleopatra herself to seduce both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. The Old Testament records that the Queen of Sheba offered lavender (spikenard-the ancient name) with frankincense and myrrh to King Solomon.

A little more recently, the French King Charles VI demanded lavender-filled pillows wherever he went and Louis XIV bathed in water scented with it.

Queen Elizabeth, I required lavender conserve at the royal table and demanded fresh lavender flowers available every day of the year.


This Lavender is Special

Customers often comment that Lavender Duchess smells softer and less "mediciney" than other Lavender products they have tried. Lavendula Augustofolia (Lavender 30/32 or Bulgarian Lavender oil) is considered "the cream of the crop", and as such it is about twice the price of other Lavender essential oils.  It has to be distilled in Bulgaria at the peak of the flowering season of the Lavender.  As you can imagine it is very precious. This is why Lavender Duchess is more expensive than our other body lotions. You are not likely to find Lavendula Augustofolia in mass-produced brands, or if you do, they are probably using only a small quantity and adding "fragrance" to lessen the amount of the essential oil needed to scent the lotion. That is why it smells different. We use 2% Lavendula Augustofolia by weight in every bottle to ensure you get the experience of royalty and the aromatherapy benefits you are looking for when you buy Lavender products. There is no additional fragrance added.  If you are looking for the aromatherapy benefits of Lavender, this is the Lavender used by aromatherapists. 

What makes this lotion so special? The ingredients! In addition to Bulgarian lavender, or Lavendula augustofolia Lavender Duchess contains:

Sunflower oil:  Proven to penetrate the outermost layer of the skin deeply. It hydrates better than other vegetable oils because of the high content of Linoleic acid. It does not clog pores or irritate the skin because of the low Oleic acid content. This has been tested with preterm infants to reduce water loss across the skin. It has also been studied with the elderly and in cases where the skin is severely damaged. Sunflower oil has proven itself to be the best choice for gentle, deep hydration and repair. It also contributes anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory benefits.

Avocado Oil-Avocado oil contributes large amounts of phytosterols necessary for increasing skin elasticity and healing rates. It also provides some natural UV protection.

Rosehip Oil-Rosehip oil has been proven to reduce wrinkles, hydrate, even skin tone, reduce roughness and scaling associated with excema as well as the drug Betamethazone, increase circulation to the surface of the skin, increase cellular turnover, increase collagen production, and increase skin elasticity. 

The lotion is made to order-Please allow 2-3 days for shipping

This lotion is primarily made from water, oil, and a few ingredients to keep them combined together. It is not the same as the stuff in the grocery store and you will know it as soon as you try it. However, natural oils can go rancid after a certain amount of time.   Our lotions should last for 8-9 months, but it can vary dependant on temperature and pressure. We make it fresh for you to ensure you get the most out of each bottle.  If you don't like to wait, let us know and we will think about changing this. We're doing it for you, so if it's not working we need to know!


Lavender Duchess Body Lotion-Natural Body Lotion with Lavender Essential Oil

Ingredients:   Aqua (purified distilled water), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, vegetable emulsifying wax, stearic acid, Persea Gratissima (Avocado)oil, tocopherol (vitamin E),  Rosa Moschata (Rosehip Seed Oil), Lavendula Augustofolia (Lavender) essential oil, Optiphen Plus (Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid)lotion preservative

Lavender Duchess body lotion-Natural Body Lotion with Lavender essential oil