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IVES 9 IVES Conference Series 9 L’Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée « Huile Essentielle de Lavande de Haute Provence »

L’Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée « Huile Essentielle de Lavande de Haute Provence »

Abstract

Depuis des siècles, la lavande est utilisée pour son parfum et pour ses vertus thérapeutiques naturelles.
La cueillette de la lavande sauvage s’est développée à grande échelle dans les montagnes calcaires de la Provence à la fin du 19e siècle. L’écoulement de la production s’effectuait presque exclusivement vers la ville de Grasse, cité des parfumeurs.
Progressivement, la culture s’est substituée à la cueillette dans les années 1930.

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Publication date: April 12, 2022

Issue: Terroir 2002

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