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Lavender Flower CO2-se extract
Product-No.: 084.001


Raw Material:
Lavandula hybrida – Flower, dried

Production:
By supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide, no solvent residues, no inorganic slats, no heavy metals, nor reproducible microorganisms [1].

Ingredients:
60 – 85 % essential oil containing > 13 % linalool and > 15 % linalyl acetate, > 6 % camphor, > 4 % 1.8 cineole, further lavandulol, terpinene-4-ol, lavandulyl acetate, caryophyllene, among others.

Application:
In folk medicine, lavender flowers are a filling component of herbal pillows that are supposed to help you fall asleep. The main component linalyl acetate acts as a mild sedative for restlessness, nervous exhaustion and sleep disorders [2,3]. Lavender oil also has antibacterial and antioxidant properties [4,5].*

The lavender flower extract is very widely applicable in the food industry. It can be used for flavouring alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, ice creams , confectionery, chewing gum and bakery products. It also adds a special nuance to spice mixtures and sauces. Especially in the beverage industry, beverages with flower flavours like lavender are trendy and very popular.*

Lavender oil is also suitable for use in dietary supplements, especially for sleep and relaxation.*

Due to its aromatic characteristic flavour, essential lavender oil is used as a fragrance in the perfume industry. Its antimicrobial and relaxing properties also make it suitable for use in soaps, shower gels, bath additives, hair or foot care products [6].*

Literature:
[1] P. Manninen, E. Häivälä, S. Sarimo, H. Kallio : Distribution of microbes in supercritical CO2 extraction of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) oils : Zeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung / Springerverlag (1997) 204: 202-205
[2] F.C. Czygan, D. Frohne, Chr. Höltzel, A. Nagell, P. Pachaöy, H.J. Pfänder, M. Wichtl, g. Willhuhn, W. Buff : Teedrogen und Phytopharmaka, 3. Auflage. : Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH 1997
[3] Malcolm BJ, Tallian K. : Essential oil of lavender in anxiety disorders: Ready for prime time? : Ment Health Clin [Internet]. 2017,7(4):147-55.
[4] Biljana Blažeković, Weifeng Yang, Chun Li, Marija Kindl, Stjepan Pepeljnjak, Sanda Vladimir-Knežević : Chemical composition, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of essential oils of Lavandula × intermedia ‘Budrovka’ and L. angustifolia cultivated in Croatia : Industrial Crops and Products 123 (2018) 173-182
[5] Stefania Garzoli, Giovanni Turchetti, Pierluigi Giacomello, Antonio Tiezzi, Valentina Laghezza Masci and Elisa Ovidi. : Liquid and Vapour Phase of Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia) Essential Oil: Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity : Molecules 2019, 24, 2701
[6] Dipl.-Ing. agr. Renate Merz : Kräuter und Gewürze in der Kosmetik- Duftende Wirkung mit Tradition : Z Arznei-Gewürzpfla, 18(2): 87-89, Agrimedia GmbH & Co. KG, 2013

* Statements summarise literature evidence and have informative character. They might be derived from in vitro or animal tests and thus not be substantiated for humans. Statements have not been evaluated by competent authorities and do not refer to finished products. The marketer of any finished product containing any FLAVEX extract as ingredient is responsible for assuring that the claims made for his product are lawful and comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country in which the product is to be sold.