Desert Essence Organics Bulgarian Lavender Hand and Body lotion is an Organic lotion that uses Bulgarian lavender to calm the skin and senses. Bulgarian lavender is from a different species of plant than traditional lavender. This species is known throughout Eastern Europe to have a healing effect on the skin, as well as an ability to soothe the senses. Free of wheat, gluten, parabens, sodium lauryl/laureth sulfates, phthalates, artificial fragrances or colors, silicones, EDTA, glycol or petroleum based ingredients. no animal testing of raw materials or finished product. no phosphate.