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Knowledge Base

Which Macerate should I choose?

Macerates (also known as ‘infused oils’ or ‘herbal oils’) are made by infusing plant material in a vegetable oil. This creates an infused oil that has the beneficial properties of both the base oil and the plant. Macerates are beneficial for skin care, especially dry, mature or difficult skin. To help you choose, here are

All about Macerates

The origins of macerates Herbal macerates, also known as herbal oils or infused oils, are a wonderful way to harness the therapeutic properties of plants. These oils are created by soaking plant materials in a carrier oil. The base oil absorbs the plant’s beneficial compounds. This process, known as maceration, allows us to use the

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Ravensara or Ravintsara?

Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica) and Ravintsara (Cinnamomum camphora) essential oils are both from Madagascar and are often confused due to their similar names and origins. However, they come from different plants and have unique properties. Let’s explore their differences to help you understand them better. Origins Ravensara essential oil is derived from the leaves of the

All about Ravensara essential oil

Origin and nature Ravensara aromatica is a tree native to Madagascar, belonging to the Lauraceae family. It grows primarily in the rainforests of Madagascar, reaching heights of up to 20 meters. The essential oil is extracted from the leaves, yielding a clear, slightly yellowish oil known for its fresh, medicinal aroma. About the plant The

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Exploring the different types of mint essential oil

Mint essential oils, with their refreshing and invigorating aromas, have been cherished for centuries. Each type of mint offers unique properties and uses. In this article, we will explore the different types of mint essential oils, highlighting their characteristics and applications. Peppermint Peppermint (Mentha piperita) essential oil comes from Mentha piperita, a cross between watermint

All about Peppermint Essential Oil

Origin and nature About the plant Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a hybrid mint. It is a cross between watermint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata). This aromatic herb is part of the Lamiaceae family which also contains Lavender, Lemon Balm, Rosemary, Thyme, Sage and Oregano. Peppermint is known for its high menthol content and its

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How to use Sweet Orange Essential Oil

Sweet orange essential oil, derived from the peel of the Citrus sinensis fruit, is celebrated for its vibrant, uplifting aroma and numerous health benefits. Here are several effective ways to incorporate this versatile essential oil into your daily routine. Brightening skincare When applied topically, sweet orange essential oil can improve the appearance of dull or

All about Sweet Orange Essential Oil

Origin and nature of Sweet Orange essential oil About the plant Sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) is a citrus tree that produces the beloved fruit, known simply as the orange. The tree is evergreen, reaching heights of up to 30 feet, with glossy leaves, fragrant white flowers, and, of course, the bright orange fruit. The essential

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Discover the zesty benefits of lemon essential oil

Lemon essential oil is a bright, uplifting addition to any essential oil collection. Derived from the peels of the Citrus limonum fruit, this versatile oil is celebrated for its fresh, invigorating aroma. Whether you’re new to aromatherapy or a seasoned enthusiast, lemon essential oil offers many benefits to enhance your life. A burst of freshness

All about Lemon Essential Oil

Origin and nature of Lemon Essential Oil About the plant Lemon essential oil comes from the Citrus limonum plant, a member of the Rutaceae family. This evergreen tree is native to Asia, particularly India and China. It is now widely cultivated in Mediterranean countries and the United States. The tree typically reaches a height of

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All about Rosalina (Melaleuca ericifolia) essential oil

Origin and nature Rosalina, or Melaleuca ericifolia, thrives in the serene landscapes of Australia. It is found particularly in Tasmania and along the southern coasts. Unlike its cousin, the well-known Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia), Rosalina boasts a softer, more floral scent. This is due to its linalool component, distinguishing it in the vast family of

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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

All about Cymbopogon giganteus (Ahibero) essential oil

Origin and nature of Cymbopogon giganteus (Ahibero) essential oil Cymbopogon giganteus, commonly known as ahibero, comes from the vast expanses of Africa. It thrives in the warm climates, spreading its influence through tall, grassy landscapes. Ahibero is part of the Cymbopogon family. This includes well known plants like lemongrass and citronella. Also in this family

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