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Shea Butter-Butyrospermum parkii

Also known as Karite Butter or African Butter, Shea Butter is sourced directly from West Africa where it has been used for beauty and healing. Shea Butter is soft enough that you can scoop it straight out of the container and onto your skin or into your bath, the warmth of the water softens the […]

Super Soother Skin Soaker

Soothing bath salts with Calendula and Chamomile German for extra soothing benefits. Your skin will feel super and you won’t want to get out of the bath! 200gm Dead Sea Mineral Salts 5mL Calendula Oil 5mL Chamomile German 3% in Jojoba In a large bowl combine the Calendula and Chamomile German 3% in Jojoba Oil. […]

Calendula Infused Oil

Calendula is an infused oil, not a cold pressed vegetable oil. However, it still falls into the category of carrier oil, as it can be applied directly to the skin. Infused oils are made by maceration. This is a process where the plant materials, in this case the flowers of the Calendula plant, are placed […]

Soothe Those Muscles and Joints Massage Oil

( Massage )

Warming, relaxing and soothing, this massage oil has been designed to help relieve sore, tired and aching muscles and joints. ingredients 90mL Sweet Almond Pure Oil 22 drops Lavender Spike Essential Oil 10 drops Eucalyptus Blue Gum Essential Oil 10 drops Rosemary Tunisian Essential Oil 2 drops Nutmeg Essential Oil 1 drop Wintergreen Gaultheria Essential […]

Nutmeg Profile

The Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) tree is a very impressive one – an evergreen tree growing up to 20 meters. In Sri Lanka we saw Nutmeg growing in a plantation which had a number of different types of trees growing amongst each other – Nutmeg, Rubber, Clove, Sri Lankan Cotton Trees and vines of Vanilla and […]

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang is produced from Cananga odorata trees grown in plantations, in Madagascar and the Comoros Islands, where they rarely reach heights above 2.5 metres. Plantation trees are cropped so they spread rather than grow tall, as the branches are brittle, and climbing them can cause damage to the tree, flowers and the picker! Plantation […]