Palmarosa essential oil is obtained from a sweet lemon-scented grass from India – learn about its history, properties and many therapeutic benefits in aromatherapy . . .
Since time immemorial ginger has been valued as a spice and medicine, and today it is still traded as a valued commodity around the world, either fresh, dried, ground, crystallised, candied, or preserved. As if all of that is not enough, the plant also provides one of the most effective and therapeutic tools available to […]
Rosemary essential oil is derived from the flowering tops of the evergreen, shrubby herb found growing wild throughout Mediterranean countries, where it is believed to have originated. Known botanically as Rosmarinus officinalis and belonging to the Lamiaceae family, the upright form of this herb can reach a height of 1.8 metres, although there are other […]
Clove bud essential oil is derived from the small reddish-brown, unripe flower buds of the tropical evergreen tree known botanically as Syzygium aromaticum, and in older texts Eugenia caryophyllata. Like all spices, clove has a long and rich history of use in both culinary and medicinal applications, having been put to use first by the […]