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Using a forage harvester, with a lavender cutter mounted, the cut stems are deposited to the side from 3 cut rows. Bees and other insects fill the air. The cuttings will be collected later and transferred to a road vehicle for the journey to the steam distillers. Lavadine is a lavender hybrid used for commercial perfumes. It will be added to many products as an essential oil perfume. Products like cosmetics, washing powder, candles, soap, and various cleaners. Valensole plateau, Provence, France.
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