Looking After Your Lavenders

In the wild, lavenders seem to turn up in the most unusual places. Generally, they prefer a rougher existence than we might first think. In fact, too much watering, care and attention will often kill them off. Preparing your lavenders If you’ve bought our Garden Ready Plugs, they will need to be opened as soon… Read more »

Is Your Man Wearing Lavender?

Our Jersey Lavender Gentleman’s Cologne contains four per cent of Jersey Lavender oil, and doesn’t it smell great? For many people, lavender is still a scent far more associated with women than men. But, in fact, men are the ones who are more likely to be wearing lavender. Lavender is a widely-used perfumery ingredient. Its… Read more »

Lavender Recipes

A member of the mint family and related to rosemary, sage, and thyme, it’s perhaps not surprising that lavender has been used in cooking for thousands of years. Used by the Romans to flavour fish and Medieval monks to add a floral touch to sweet puddings, over the course of the last century, the use… Read more »

How To Use Dried Lavender

Lavender is a plant that offers several uses and is well-known as a scent that can help relax the senses and reduce the feeling of anxiousness. When dried, lavender maintains its soothing aroma and can be used for all kinds of home remedies, crafts, beauty products and even in food. At Jersey Lavender, we dry… Read more »

When Should I Plant Lavender?

Lavender is an evergreen shrub that produces stunning purple flowers with a beautiful calming scent. Its botanical name is Lavandula and it’s a very easy shrub to grow in your own garden, instantly adding a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere to your outdoor space. Once you have your lavender planted, it will look great all year… Read more »

What are essential oils good for?

Essential oils are highly concentrated and volatile plant extracts that, despite being totally natural, can offer a versatile range of benefits. There are a wide range of essential oils on the market, each offering their own benefits and uses. Let’s take a look at what some of our favourite essential oils can be used for…… Read more »

Lavender Gifts

Lavender is one the world’s most popular essential oils, and has been used for decades to treat and manage a whole host of common ailments. From sleep deprivation, skin problems and stress and anxiety through to aches and pains, tiredness and depression, Lavender offers a fantastic range of therapeutic properties that will allow you to live… Read more »

How to use Lavender Oil For Sleep Problems

Getting a great night’s sleep is integral to your general mood and wellbeing, especiallywhen it comes to tackling the many demands that come hand in hand with everyday life. After all, many day-to-day stresses can have an impact on your sleep pattern, especially if you have a demanding job, or a busy family life. And… Read more »

Which essential oil is good for anxiety?

Anxiety is extremely common and everyone will experience feelings of anxiety fromtime to time. However, for some it occurs on a regular basis with Generalised Anxiety Disorder being one of the most common mental health illnesses in the UK. When looking for a treatment, many people turn to essential oils as they have been proven an… Read more »

Can Lavender Essential Oil Be Applied Directly Onto The Skin?

There has been much debate about whether essential oils can be applied directly onto the skin, or whether they should be diluted into a carrier oil, such as olive or sweet almond? It is accepted fact that the majority of essential oils should not be applied directly to the skin and you should never apply… Read more »