Lavandula latifolia or “spike lavender”, belongs to the Lamiaceae family. It is a perennial bush that reaches 80 cm in height. The grey-green leaves are linear-oblong, about 10 cm long. The flowers are perfumed, hermaphroditic and of blue or violet color; appear in August and occur in terminal spikes. The whole plant gives off a camphorated smell. The plant grows wild or cultivated in the Mediterranean region, in calcareous places, mainly in Spain.The essential oil is rich of Linalool, cineol and camphor, and due to this composition it is widely used in perfumery and also for medical purposes.