The knowledge of lavender dates back to 2500 years ago. The Egyptians used it for mummification, the Romans for douches, from which it takes its name.
The essential oil of lavender is considered among the most versatile and useful, both for adults and children.
Flowers and leaves are very rich in volatile essential oil, a complex composition consisting of various terpenic alcohols and esters. The most important is the linalool which has the main therapeutic activities: digestive (as an aperitif, it aids digestion), antirheumatic, antiseptic, healing, relaxing, calming, energizing.
After the intense exercise, after a period of stress, to take a bath with some drops of essential oil of lavender rebalances our body.
Moreover lavender is used in cosmetics, cooking, magic: it is used in the mixture of lots incenses for its purifying functions; it can be put in pillows to ensure a peaceful night sleep; in bags, as a talisman, brings luck, success, love.
At the Agriturismo La Badiola, on request, our masseur have relaxing and anti-stress massages from May to August, which the maximum lavender flowering, or you can eat a lavender ice cream served with an organic fruit.
“It is so pleasant to explore nature and oneself at the same time, doing violence neither to her nor to one's own spirit, but bringing both into balance in gentle, mutual interaction”. Goethe