The lavender belongs to the botanical family of the labiadas, which includes numerous aromatic plants such as thyme, mint or sage. The ecocultive of lavender and lavender, for the production of essential oil, can be an interesting alternative for the agriculture of dry. Especially in areas as productive as La Alcarria conquense. Looking for the origin of the word "lavender" (Lavandula) we find it in the Middle Ages, and it seems to take as root the Latin verb "lavare" (wash).

The sedative properties of lavender mean that it has always been used to treat nervous problems, imsomnia, anxiety or hypertension. As an essential oil, it is one of the most versatile, and therefore it is part of the basic essential oils for any aromatherapist.