Lavender


 

·         Family: (Lamiaceae)

·         Botanical Name: (Lavandula Stoechas L)

·         English Name: Lavender

·         Local Name: -

·         Description: Purple color flowers are located on the long stems. Also the berries have shiny black color.

·         Parts Used: Branch tips with fresh flowers for medical uses and dried leaves for cosmetic industry.

·         Components: Lavender has some elements such as essential oil and tannin which contains organic acids.

·         Harvest Time: Before the flowers opened, between the months of June to August

·         Geographic spread:  Marmara, Mediterranean and Aegean region