lavender oil

noun

lav·​en·​der oil ˈlav-ən-dər- How to pronounce lavender oil (audio)
: a colorless to yellowish aromatic essential oil obtained from the flowers of various lavenders (especially Lavandula officinalis of the Mediterranean region) and used chiefly as a perfume and also in medicine as a stimulant

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“Lavender oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lavender%20oil. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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