Lavandin is extensively used in soaps, creams, detergents, room sprays, hair preparations and industrial perfumes. It is also used as a flavor ingredient in most major food categories and as a natural source of linalool and linalyl acetate.
Psychologically, Lavandin is calming and thought to be helpful in cases of chronic migraine and listlessness. Considered helpful for those suffering from deep anguish. It is more stimulating than Lavender and does not have a sedating effect.
On the physiological level it has antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties and may be helpful athlete’s foot, acne, infectious skin diseases, allergies, wounds, as well as joint pains, cramps and muscular aches and pains.
Contraindications: Generally considered non-toxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing and non-phototoxic.
Beverley Hawkins, Aromatherapy 201 Course 2000 ….. 2006