Lavender Oil is obtained by the steam distillation of Lavandula officinalis flowers. Lavender oil has been used extensively in perfume and aromatherapy. Lavender is a native species of the Mediterranean region, including Spain and Italy. This is one of the most versatile essential oils. It is known for it s relaxing and refreshing qualities and is also used for relieving minor muscular discomforts as well. Traditionally, Lavender Oil has been used in aromatherapy, as a bath additive and insect repellent.