Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk through a field of lavender in Provence, France?
In the heart of downtown Savannah, you can experience the next best thing.
Pelindaba Lavender is an intriguing new boutique, specializing in organically certified lavender flowers, essential oils and handcrafted lavender-based products.
Featured products include hand sanitizer, milk bath, stress balls. They even offer edibles such as lavender shortbread cookies, peach chutney and organic chocolate bars!
Spas and wellness centers use lavender as a relaxing essential oil. This versatile aromatic flowering plant possesses many more diverse benefits.
“Lavender has more uses and the longest recorded history of those uses than any other plant known in the western world,” explains Michele Musto, M.D., co-owner of Pelindaba Lavender. “Besides its amazing fragrance, it has natural antiseptic, sedative, topical anesthetic and insect repellent properties.”
What makes Pelindaba Lavender unique compared to other lavender products?
“On our farm, Pelindaba Lavender cultivates all of our lavender flowers in our own organically certified fields. We extract the essential oils from these flowers at our on-site distillery. From these flowers and essential oils, we handcraft a wide range of products. These include personal, therapeutic, botanical, culinary, household and pet care products,” Pelindaba Lavender co-owner Chris Comas explains. “Our product gallery on Broughton Street offers a community of senses and a feeling of deep purple calm.”
This lovely boutique, conveniently located across the street from The Marshall House, offers a tranquil, educational shopping experience. Shoppers will learn interesting things about lavender. including the fact that there are more than 40 species and more than 400 varieties of lavender.
Best of all, Pelindaba Lavender features creative, sophisticated gift ideas.
“Our natural lavender insect repellent, lavender body oil and lavender treatment stick are our most popular items, but our lavender shortbread cookies and lavender dog biscuits are very yummy for our two- and four-legged guests,” says Comas. “We are extremely pleased with how knowledgeable our guests are about the many health benefits and uses of this purple plant.”
Pelindaba Lavender is more than a destination specializing in all things lavender. This experience that is a treat for the senses.
Open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pelindaba Lavender, 112 E. Broughton Street,Savannah, GA 31401. (912) 544-5111 or www.pelindabalavender.com/savannah.