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Lavender Flower (Extra), Grey Color Whole

Lavender Flower (Extra), Grey Color Whole

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Lavender is an Old World ornamental plant in the mint family that is also commercially cultivated for its highly fragrant blossoms.

Because "extra grey" lavender flowers have a light blue to grey color, this variety costs less than ultra-blue lavender. However, it has a comparable flavor profile and is suitable for culinary use despite color variation.

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Lavandula angustifolia

Lavender Flower (Extra), Grey Color Whole

Lavender flower (Extra), grey color

a.
quick look

variety information to have
cups to lb17
originfrance
plant part usedflower buds
processingwhole
why buy whole lavender flower buds (extra), grey color?These buds are less vibrant than their ultra-blue counterparts. They are still as fragrant and have a comparable flavor—this makes them great for cost-savings, when the color will be hidden inside a sachet, or food recipe.

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaLight blue-grey in color with a floral scent.

c.
uses

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cosmeticInfuse in oil, water or alcohol to produce various toiletries.
decorativeInclude in herbal displays and floral crafts.
culinaryAdd to teas and seasoning blends.
householdUse strong water or alcohol infusions to make natural home cleaning products.
aromaticUse in perfumery and in incense blends.

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d.
flavor profile

whole
lavender flower buds

Floral and delicately sweet. Goes well with stone fruits, black pepper, rosemary, thyme, ginger, poultry and lamb.

e.
formulas & recipes

whole
lavender flower buds

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f.
what else you should know

whole
lavender flower buds

Lavandula angustifolia is a perennial shrub in the mint family that’s also known as common lavender and English lavender. Despite the latter reference, however, lavender is not native to England but to the western Mediterranean region.

Because the flowers of this herb are highly aromatic, they are widely used in the production of cosmetics and perfumes. They are also in cooking, especially in French cuisine. For example, together with rosemary, marjoram and thyme, lavender is a key ingredient in the classic French seasoning blend known as Herbs de Provence.



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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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