Over the centuries Lavender Oil has been credited with many medicinal and folklore properties. Its known use extends at least to the Roman era when it was used as a fragrant and soothing additive to bathing water. ‘Lavender’ derived its name from the Roman word lavare (to wash). Our NZ Lavender Oil is a unique specialised pharmaceutical quality essential oil. Its ideal for use on delicate skin due to its unique low allergen and low-irritant composition.