Spike Lavender Essential Oil
Desserts with the distinctive scent of spike Lavender
Spike Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula latifolia) is extracted by steam distilling the flowering tops.
MARNYS® Spike Lavender Essential Oil is 100% pure and chemotyped, that is, it has got a defined composition and is 100% of natural origin. Spike Lavender oil has been obtained by steam distillation and has not been denatured or mixed with other oils, what ensures the properties of the essential oil.
MARNYS® Spike Lavender Essential Oil contains the chemotypes: linalool, 1,8 cineole and camphor. Its colour and appearance ranges from colourless to pale yellow, and it's got a flavour between Camphor and Eucalyptus, properties that favour food taste.
MARNYS® Spike Lavender essential oil is a food-grade oil with sweet and aromatic taste. It's highly recognised by pastry chefs, so this is why it's used to flavour desserts in haute cuisine.
A wonderful recipe is Pear Cake with Lavender or Spike Lavender containing the following ingredients: peeled common pears, brown sugar, butter, flour, baking soda, evaporated milk, eggs, cane honey, pastry cream, spike lavender and sour cream.
What is spike lavender?
Spike Lavender is a shrub with a height that varies between 50-70cm, with gray, linear-lanceolate to spatulate leaves. The flowers branch out into a spike which is up to 25cm high, blue to lilac, and bloom in mid-July. This plant is a hybrid of English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia). The scent of Lavandula latifolia is stronger, more camphorated and more pungent than that of Lavandula angustifolia. For this reason, the two varieties are grown in separate fields.
Lavandula latifolia, known as broadleaved lavender, spike lavender or Portuguese lavender, is a flowering plant belonging to the family Lamiaceae, native to the western Mediterranean region from central Portugal to northern Italy (Liguria) through Spain and southern France. This grows in dry places and calcareous soils, with broad sun exposure.
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HOW TO USE
Always dilute 1-2 drops in 250g of food (juice, tea, salad, etc.). Maximum 3 times a day.
Lavandula latifolia essential oil.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage. Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep out of the reach of children.
· Food supplements should not be used as a substitiute for a balanced nutrition.
· It is recommended to keep a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
· Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
· Keep away from children.
· Do not store at a temperatures above 30ºC.