distillation and extraction

Rosemary Essential Oil

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 […]

The Essence of Provence

Provence begins in the southern French Alps, and in the département called Alpes de Haute Provence there is an enormous difference between the north and south. In a tormented, rocky landscape crossed by the Durance River, its life-giving backbone, the climate changes from mountain to Mediterranean. The diversity allows the region to grow a wide […]

East Meets West At Aroma Summit In China

The first International Organization of the Aroma Industry Summit was held in Shanghai, China on 22nd-24th October 2009, heralding a new chapter for aromatherapy . . .

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