Over the years I’ve come across all sorts of unjustified statements comparing these two species of lavender – Lavandula angustifolia (sometimes called “English” or “true” lavender) and Lavandula x intermedia (conveniently shortened to lavandin).
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) originates from Australia where it has been distilled since the mid 1800s. The first published work on it’s special antiseptic and antibacterial properties was in the 1870s. Historically it has been prescribed for respiratory system conditions such as bronchitis, ‘flu, asthma and coughs. At Jersey Lavender we have about 150 eucalyptus trees, copiced short, and… Read more »