Lavender Oil by Olympian Labs 2.0 oz Liquid 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 its 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.