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Essential Oils

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ORGANICALLY GROWN ESSENTIAL OILS

organic essential oils
  • RSA - Produced in South Africa
  • Unless a stated blend, our oils are in a completely natural, unadulterated state.
  • Where possible, we purchase direct from source.
  • We access 32% of our range from Southern African Farmers.

AGAR WOOD (Aquilaria agallocha)
ANGELICA (Angelica archangelica)
ANISEED (Pimpinella anisum)
ARNICA (UNDILUTED) (Arnica montana)
BASIL (EXOTIC) (Ocymum basilicum) info^
BAY (WEST INDIAN) (Pimenta racemosa)
BENZOIN (Styrax benzoin) info^
BERGAMOT (Citrus bergamia) info^
* BERGAMOT - (ORGANIC) (Citrus bergamia) info^
BLACK PEPPER (Piper nigrum) info^
BUCHU - RSA (Barosma betulina)
CAJEPUT (Melaleuca leucodendron)
CALAMUS (Acorus calamus)
CAMOMILE (BLUE) - BLEND (Matricaria recutica)
CAMOMILE (CAPE) (Eriocephalus punctulatus)
CAMOMILE (GERMAN) - RSA (Matricaria chamomilla)
CAMOMILE (ROMAN) (Anthemis nobilis) info^
CAMPHOR (Cinnamomum camphora)
CAPSICUM ELEORESIN
CARAWAY (Carum carvi)
CARDAMON (Elettaria cardamomum)
CARROT (ROOT - EXTRACT) (Daucus carota) info^
CARROT SEED (Daucus carota)
CASSIA (Cinnamomum cassia)
CEDARWOOD (Juniperus virginiana) info^
CELERY SEED (Apium graveolens)
CINNAMON BARK (SWEET) (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
CINNAMON LEAF (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) info^
CITRONELLA - RSA (Andropogon nardus)
* CITRONELLA - (ORGANIC) (Andropogon nardus)
CLARY SAGE (Salvia sclarea) info^
CLEMENTINE (Citrus sinensis)
CLOVE BUD (Eugenia caryophyllata) info^
* CLOVE - (ORGANIC) (Eugenia caryophyllata) info^
CORIANDER (Coriandrum sativum)
CUMIN (Cuminum syminum)
CYPRESS (Cupressis sempervirens) info^
DILL (Anethum graveolens)
ELEMI (Canarium luzonicum)
ESTRAGON (French tarragon) - RSA (Artemisia dracunculus)
EUCALYPTUS (Globulus) (Eucalyptus globulus)
EUCALYPTUS (Smithii) - RSA (Eucalyptus smithii) info^
* EUCALYPTUS (Smithii) - (Organic) - RSA (Eucalyptus smithii)
EUCALYPTUS LEMON (Citriodora) (Eucalyptus citriodora) info^
EUCALYPTUS (Radiata)(Eucalyptus radiata var. australiana)
EUCALYPTUS PEPPERMINT (Dives) - RSA (Eucalyptus dives)
FENNEL (SWEET) (Foeniculum vulgare) info^
FRANKINCENSE (Boswellia carterii) info^
GALBANUM (Ferula galbaniflua)
GARLIC (Allium sativum)
GERANIUM (P. graveolens) (Pelargonium graveolens)
GERANIUM (ROSE) - RSA (Pelargonium graveolens) info^
* GERANIUM (ROSE) - (ORGANIC) - RSA (Pelargonium graveolens) info^
GINGER (Zingiber officinale) info^
GRAPEFRUIT - WHITE - RSA (Citrus paradisi) info^
GRAPEFRUIT - STAR RUBY - RSA (Citrus paradisi)
* GRAPEFRUIT - (ORGANIC) - RSA (Citrus paradisi)
HELICHRYSUM (Immortelle) (Helichrysum splendidum)
HYSSOP
JASMINE ABSOLUTE (Jasminum grandiflorum)
JASMINE BLEND (Jasminum grandiflorum) info^
JUNIPERBERRY (Juniperus communis) info^
LAVENDER (Lavandula angustifolia) info^
* LAVENDER - (ORGANIC) (Lavandula angustifolia) info^
LAVANDIN (Grosso) - RSA (Lavandula x intermedia)
LEMON - RSA (Citrus limon) info^
* LEMON - (ORGANIC) - RSA (Citrus limon) info^
LEMONGRASS (Cymbopogon flexuosus) info^
LEMONGRASS - (ORGANIC) (Cymbopogon flexuosus) info^
LEMON VERBENA (Aloysia triphylla)
LIME - RSA (Citrus aurantifolia)
LIPPIA JAVANICA - RSA (Lippia javanica)
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) (Litsea cubeba)
MANDARIN - RSA (Citrus madurensis)
MARJORAM (Marjorana hortensis) info^
MELISSA BLEND (Melissa officinalis) info^
MYRRH (Commiphora wildii) info^
MYRTLE (Myrtus communis)
NAARTJIE - RSA (Citrus species) info^
NEROLI BLEND (Citrus aurantium var. amara) info^
NIAOULI (Melaleuca viridiflora) info^
NUTMEG (Myristica fragrans)
ORANGE, BITTER (BIGARADE) (Citrus aurantifolia var amara)
ORANGE, SWEET - RSA (Citrus aurantium) info^
* ORANGE, SWEET - (ORGANIC) - RSA (Citrus aurantium) info^
ORIGANUM (Origanum vulgare)
PALMAROSA (Cymbopogon martinii)
PARSLEY SEED (Petroselinum sativum)
PATCHOULI (Pogostemon patchouli) info^
PEPPERMINT (Mentha piperita) info^
* PEPPERMINT - (ORGANIC) (Mentha piperita) info^
PETITGRAIN (PARAGUAY) (Citrus aurantium amara) info^
PIMENTO BERRY (ALLSPICE) (Pimento officinalis)
PINE NEEDLE (FIR) (SIBERIAN) (Pinus sylvestris) info^
PINK PEPPER (Schinus terebenthifolia)
RAVENSARA (AROMATICA) (Ravensara aromatica)
RAVINTSARA
ROCK ROSE (Cistus labdamum)
ROSE BLEND (Rose species) info^
ROSE BLEND - NATURAL
ROSE - Absolute (Rosa damascena)
ROSEMARY (Rosmarinus officinalis) info^
* ROSEMARY - (ORGANIC) (Rosmarinus officinalis) info^
ROSEWOOD (Bois de Rose) (Aniba roseadora)
SAGE (Salvia officinalis)
SANDALWOOD (WEST INDIAN) - (AMYRIS) (Amyris balsamifera) info^
SANDALWOOD (VANUATU) (Santalum album)
SARO
SPEARMINT (Mentha spicata)
SPIKENARD (Nardostachys jatamansi)
TAGETES (KHAKI) - RSA (Tagetes minuta)
TANGERINE - RSA (Citrus reticulata)
TEREBENTHINE
THYME (RED) (Thymus vulgaris) info^
TI-TREE (TEA TREE) (Melaleuca alternifolia) info^
* TI-TREE (TEA TREE) - (ORGANIC) (Melaleuca alternifolia) info^
TI-TREE, LEMON (L. Petersonii)
VALERIAN (Valeriana officinalis)
VANILLA BLEND
VETIVER (Vetiveria zizanioides)
WINTERGREEN (Sweet Birch) (Gaultheria procumbens)
WORMWOOD (Artemesia afra)
* YARROW - (ORGANIC) (Achillea millefolium)
YLANG-YLANG (iii) (Cananga odorata) info^
YLANG-YLANG COMPLETE (Cananga odorata)


Speciality Extracts

ARNICA (UNDILUTED) Plant concentrate
BENZOIN
CARROT ROOT (EXTRACT) Plant concentrate
PRICKLY PEAR
POMEGRANATE SEED
ROOIBOS TINCTURE
VITAMIN E (Natural)

Carrier Oils

  • Our vegetable carriers, or base oils, are of European origin and are certified.
  • Many are food grade.
  • The term cold-pressed is completely subjective, and highly debatable.
  • Specialities like calendula, comfrey and St. Johns wort are locally produced infusions of very high quality.

ALMOND SWEET
ALOE FEROX (Infused)
APRICOT (Cold Pressed)
ARGAN
AVOCADO - RSA
BAOBAB - RSA info^
BLACK SEED (Kulanji) (Cold Pressed)
BORAGE
CALENDULA - RSA (Infused)
CASTOR
COCONUT (Refined)
COCONUT (Cold pressed - Extra Virgin)
COMFREY (Infused)
CORN OIL
EVENING PRIMROSE
FLAX (Cold Pressed) - RSA
GRAPESEED (Cold Pressed)
HAZELNUT
HEMP SEED (Cold Pressed)
JOJOBA (Cold Pressed) info^
* JOJOBA (Cold Pressed) - (ORGANIC) - RSA info^
MACADAMIA
MARULA - RSA
MUSTARD - RSA
NATAL MAHOGANY - RSA info^
* NEEM - (ORGANIC)
OLIVE OIL (EXTRA VIRGIN)
PALM KERNEL
PEACH KERNEL
PEANUT (Arachis)
PECAN
PUMPKIN SEED - RSA
ROSEHIP - (ORGANIC) - RSA info^
SAFFLOWER
SESAME - RSA
ST JOHN'S WORT - RSA (Infused)
SOYBEAN
SUNFLOWER SEED (Cold Pressed) - RSA
WALNUT
WHEATGERM (Cold Pressed)

Aromatherapay kit

  • Our unique wooden cases are all hand crafted, and with Cidesco and Itec in mind, hold up to 41 specified essential oils, and 6 designated carriers. We are major suppliers of these kits to the beauty industry where they represent fantastic value for money.
  • The wooden carry case is available as a separate unit.

View oils included in our standard kit

Aromatherapy charts and Handbook

  • Laminated - 1 size - A very detailed chart, giving a broad choice of oils for a myriad of listed conditions.
  • Unlaminated - 1 size, matte - Designed by a therapist for quick reference on oils and how they can be applied. Suited as a display in salons, schools and health shops.
  • Aromatherapy 'Pocket Guide' - A wonderful addition to any healer's bookshelf. Concise, inexpensive and written by Ena from the heart. Packed with information on mixing, warnings, comprehensive ailment 'chart', methods for use, with full list of essential oils.

Neutral gel, lotion, and other bases

  • Neutral Gel - This conducting material is made from a carbomer, and contains a natural preservative. It was formulated for us without parabens. It can absorb up to 15% of essential oils, and is clear and neutral.
  • Neutral Lotion - Recently reformulated to enable customers a broad, thicker base for addition of materials such as oils, tinctures and infusions. It is plain white and non-fragranced. Like our gel, it does not conatain parabens.
  • Neutral Conditioner
  • Neutral Shampoo
  • Neutral Shower Gel
  • Castile Soap (Liquid)
  • Glycerine, Vegetable

Butters and Beeswax

  • Avocado butter - A hydrogenated material, solid at room temperature, maintaining all the properties of avocado oil, with 'butter' consistency.
  • Cocoa butter
  • Shea butter (refined) - Non fragranced, completely natural and pale off-white, this popular product from Central Africa is a high quality skin emollient.
  • Shea butter (Unrefined) - This raw product sourced from Benin is a high quality skin emollient.
  • Beeswax - Refined
  • Beeswax - Natural
  • Beeswax - Raw, Unrefined

Green clay

  • Green clay (African)

Our "Green Clay", (a term that originated in France), is a Southern African equivalent and has been extracted from the richest known deposit in the world. The product has been reduced to a very fine degree, exposing a maximum surface area, therefore optimising the potential healing properties of this amazing clay....continue reading^

Floral waters

  • Produced using pharmaceutical standards, they are sold in the highest possible strength. In the case of orange blossom water, a small percentage of alcohol is present, to enable emulsification.
  • Our geranium hydrosol, rose water and witch hazel waters are alcohol free.

Geranium (hydrosol)
Orange blossom water
Rose water
Witch hazel water (Hamamelis)

Colloidal silver

  • Produced locally to the highest standard, i.e. using the proper grade of silver, distilled water and food grade H2O2.

Colloidal Silver is a powerful, natural antibiotic. It is the most usable form of the most effective disease, germ virus and fungal killers known. It has been found to be both a remedy and a prevention for colds, flu, all infections and all fermentation due to any bacteria, fungus or virus, especially staph, and strep, which are often found in disease conditions....continue reading^

Comfrey and Kigelia salves

  • Comfrey ointment - A salve produced in South Africa from the leaves, that is hugely popular for an amazing array of skin ailments. Case histories(pictorial) for people and animals.
  • Kigelia cream - Produced with care from the fruit of our 'sausage tree', kigelia has been shown by two scientific papers to be beneficial regarding skin problems related to the sun.

An in depth study of the Kigelia fruit has been carried out by Ming Majoe, a pharmacist originally from Zimbabwe and based in England....continue reading^

Aromatherapy soap

  • PH balanced, glycerine based, made to our specification using only our essential oils.

AVO AND CUCUMBER
BERGAMOT
CITRONELLA
GERANIUM
LAVENDER
LEMONGRASS
NEROLI
ROOIBOS AND HONEY
ROSE
SANDALWOOD
TI-TREE
TRANQUIL OCEAN
YLANG-YLANG
FRAGRANCE FREE

Aromatherapy candles

aromatherapy candles with essential oils
aromatherapy candles with essential oils
aromatherapy candles with essential oils
  • Made with our essential oils. Available in trendy coloured glasses with matching silicone lids, OR as stand-alone, single colour units.
    They burn about 25 hours.
    Instructions on base. Trim wick to 4mm. Do not leave unattended.

BALI
CITRONELLA
GERANIUM
JASMINE
LAVENDER
LEMONGRASS
NEROLI
ORANGE 'N SPICE
ROSE
SANDALWOOD
VANILLA
YLANG-YLANG

CHAKRA CANDLE

chakra with essential oils
  • Made with our essential oils. Each colour layer contains a different oil.
    Instructions on base. Keep wick trimmed. Do not leave unattended.

Fizz balls

  • Our fizzle bath balls contain essential oils, not fragrances, leave no residue in the bath, and have a built-in skin moisturiser.
  • Foot fizz balls - (too strong for bathing!) With eucalyptus, peppermint and Ti-Tree, are ideal for foot spas, where tired feet or pre-prep for reflexology are concerned.

Bath fizz ball types:
GERANIUM
LAVENDER
LEMONGRASS
NEROLI
ORANGE
ROSE
SANDALWOOD
TI-TREE
YLANG-YLANG
VANILLA

Foot fizz balls:
One type, containing eucalyptus, peppermint and ti-tree essential oils.

Burners

aromatherapy elecric burners
aromatherapy candle burners
  • Candle and Electric burners available in a variety of shapes and colours.
  • We sell the pot pourri oils, ti-lite candles and crystals additionally.

Candle burners:
Terracotta, stoneware and two-tone available.
The burners are sold including a ti-lite candle, pot pourri oil and pack of crystals, neatly packaged in an acetate cylidner.

Electric burners:
We offer two general sizes - large and small. These electric burners use a light bulb to generate heat.

Crystals:
For use in electric or candle burners. Replace when they become sticky or dark.

Ti-lite Candles:
Available in packs of 10.

Raw frankincense:
Frankincense resin. Burn on a coal.

Bulb Rings:
Ceramic for optimal oil absorption. Hand decorated in a variety of leafy patterns.

Pot pourri fragrances

pot pourri fragrances
  • A very high quality range of undiluted fragrances for use in burners or petals. Ideal for home or office.

ALPINE HERBS
BEACHMIST
BERGAMOT
BLUEBERRY
CARNATION
CITRONELLA
CINNAMON
CITRUS FRESH
COCONUT
COFFEE
CUDDLY
DREAMTIME
EUCALYPTUS
FANTASY
FLORAL BOUQUET
FOREST FRESH
FRANGIPANI
FRESH PINE
FRUIT COCKTAIL
GARDENIA
GREEN APPLE
HONEY
HONEYSUCKLE
JACARANDA
JASMIN FLOWERS
LAVENDER
LEMON
LEMONGRASS
LILAC
LILY OF THE VALLEY
LOTUS
MAGNOLIA
MORNING DEW
MUSK
NARCISSUS
NEROLI
OPUS
ORANGE 'N SPICE
PATCHOULI
PEACH BLOSSOM
POT POURRI
POWDER FRESH
ROSEBUD
ROSE GERANIUM
SANDALWOOD
SEA BREEZE
SPICY
STRAWBERRY
SUMMER BLOSSOM
SWEET PEA
TEA ROSE
TULIP
VANILLA
VIOLET
WATERLILY
WILD CHERRY
WILD ROSE
YLANG-YLANG

Lip balms

  • Made with Almond oil, Beeswax, Jojoba, Essential oils or Essential oil blend

Geranium and Lavender
Rose
Spearmint
Orange Sweet
Vanilla