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Articles on Essential Oils

Introducing Ahibero essential oil

Cymbopogon giganteus, also known as Ahibero, is an essential oil with a story that stretches across continents and cultures. It comes from Africa, where it grows in the warm, tropical climate. Ahibero isn’t as well known as some other essential oils, but it’s packed with benefits that are worth exploring. This introduction aims to cover

Three stages to understand Lavandin

It sometimes seems that our understanding of Lavandin can go through three stages. The first is to see it as a type of Lavender. This is completely understandable because it has an aroma which is distinctly ‘lavender-ish’ and a name that suggests a connection. And in a way it is ‘lavender’. Lavandin is actually a

Tasmanian Pepper and a set of three peppers

We’ve always been happy to offer a wide variety of essential oils. It’s so interesting how the theme of a particular plant finds diverse expression in different species and sub-species, in essential oils from different areas, in different chemotypes, and in oils from different parts of the same plant. The variety of nature is spectacular! But

Ravintsara (Cinnamomum camphora)

Cinnamomum camphora is a subspecies of the ‘True Camphor tree’, originally from Japan. It was introduced into Madagascar in the 19th century and eventually became a part of the wild population. Cinnamomum camphora trees have different properties depending on the environment in which they grow – these are known as chemotypes. Cinnamomum camphora cineoliferum (the

How to use Katafray essential oil

Katafray – the plant Katafray is a ‘tree oil’ that has much in common with oils such as Sandalwood and Cedarwood but perhaps with a certain lightness of spirit. It is native to Madagascar where it grows as a bush-like tree. It has small white flowers and tough, vivid green leaves which protect the tree

Essential Oil Profiles: Helichrysum italicum

The Plant There are more than 500 different species of Helichrysum but most of them don’t yield an essential oil. The species most commonly used in aromatherapy is H. angustifolium or italicum. Others species that yield an essential oil include H. bractiferum (South Africa), H. gymnocephalum (Madagascar) and H. splendidum (South Africa). Helichrysum italicum is

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil: Unveiling the Grades and Their Unique Aromas

Ylang Ylang, scientifically known as Cananga odorata, is a fragrant tropical tree native to Southeast Asia. Revered for its exquisite fragrance, Ylang Ylang essential oil is derived from the delicate flowers. The meticulous process results in various grades, each possessing distinct characteristics and applications. Let’s explore the nuances that define its different grades. Harvesting and