Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) dried herb - 20 grams
The flowers contain 0.5-1.0% essential oil. Over 100 ingredients are identified in the essential oil.
These include alcohols (borneol, geraniol, lavendulol, linalol), esters (geranyl acetate, lavandulyl acetate, linalyl acetate), ketone (cineol), sesquiterpene (karyophyllene) and terpenes (limonene, pinene), the content of the different substances varies according to the origin of the plants.
Plants grown high above sea level give the highest content of esters. Lavender also contains coumarin, coumaric acid, tannins, flavonoids, triterpenoids, bitters, resins and other substances.