We are supporting small producers in the Czech republic. Discover the Lavender Valley.

Over the years L'OCCITANE has always been very committed to protecting nature and environment. Respecting biodiversity, sustainable sourcing, fair trade and environmentally friendly initiatives are core of our organization. We do all of these things both globally and locally. In Czech Republic we decided to support small lavender producer Lavender Valley. Their field is the biggest organic lavender field in Europe and they produce their own food products made of lavender. Their main goal is to bring the herbal production back to Czech Republic. 

Did you know about the history of herbs in Czech?

Herbalism has a long tradition in the Czech Republic. Lavender is a natural antioxidant, ATB and has antiseptic effects. The ancient Egyptians used it as an antidepressant or natural sweetener. Czech herbalists and healers knew it long ago and that is why they never given up even though they suffered under various regimes. Nowadays many producers are returning to these herbs to protect the biodiversity of our country. The founders of the Lavender Valley, Helena and Milena, followed the footsteps of Chodoun herbal producers and began to grow organic lavender. The tradition of growing lavender in this area dates back to the 10th century.
 

Lavender angustifolia munstead for your health

Lavender is a great helper for ailments of body and mind. It helps you from migraines, is great for immunity, calms your mind and helps you with insomnia. It can also be used for skin problems. If your children bring lice from school, just rub the scalp with lavender essential oil. Lavender is also suitable for digestive problems.