Benzoin is anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, and antiseptic. It can also be used as a natural relaxant and warming agent, suitable for healing and soothing.
Benzoin has a rich and exotic scent that is often compared to vanilla. It is uplifting yet calming, ideal for relieving everyday stress and soothing the skin.
Richly sweet with vanilla-like notes.
Benzoin was used by the Ancient Chinese and Ancient Egyptians to make temple incense. Dry perfumes in the Medieval period often featured Benzoin, including that favoured by Queen Elizabeth l.
Bergamot is antifungal, antimicrobial, and decongesting. Best known as an ingredient in Earl Grey tea, it can help digestive problems and balance hormones, lifting your mood and relieving stress and anxiety.
We love Bergamot for giving us a boost of positivity and helping us chill out when things are stressful
Citrusy and slightly spicy, with floral notes of Earl Grey tea.
Bergamot is a natural hybrid of bitter orange and lemon, and people would add its oil to Black tea in the 18th and 19th century. This was originally considered uncouth but is thought to have been championed by Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, the British Prime Minister in the 1830s.
Rejuvenating Galbanum is known for its healing and circulation-boosting properties, making it a popular treatment for arthritis and spasmodic illnesses.
Galbanum is ideal for balancing hormones and improving circulation. We love using it when we need to relax and calm down.
Fresh, with earthy and woodsy tones.
Galbanum is the resin of a flowering plant indigenous to Iran. It has been used in perfumery, medicine and aromatherapy since ancient times, and is referenced in the Old Testament. Exodus 30:34: “And the Lord said unto Moses, ‘Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum.”
Immortelle is an analgesic and anti-inflammatory, prized for its rejuvenating and moisturising properties. It has long been used to heal bruises and ease aches and pains.
Perfect for destressing, Immortelle can soothe your skin and help you gain a sense of balance.
Heady and sweet, with notes of honey and treacle.
Immortelle is also known as “Everlasting oil.” It’s used in the finest personal care products and is an iconic luxury skincare ingredient.
Linden Blossom is anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, helping to heal your skin and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.
We love Linden Blossom for its ability to soothe troubled digestive systems, treat headaches, and ease insomnia.
Warm and citrusy, with tones of honey.
Linden Blossom features prominently in Norse and Germanic mythology, in which it is connected to Freya or Frigga, the guardian of life and goddess of fortune, love and truth. According to German folklore, no one can tell a lie whilst standing under a Linden tree, which is identifiable by its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant flowers.
Rose Maroc is anti-inflammatory and antiviral, but is also known for its calming and mildly sedative effects.
Rose Maroc is ideal for helping you wind down and relieve anxiety while lifting your spirits.
Richly floral and exotic.
The rose has been treasured and celebrated in Morocco ever since its arrival in the 10th century. The country’s M’Goun Valle (or the Vallée des Roses) produces between 3000 and 4000 tonnes of wild roses every year.
Silver Fir is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, helping cleanse the skin while gently uplifting the senses.
We use Silver Fir to stimulate blood circulation, relieve pain, ease nausea and swelling, and heal cuts and abrasions.
Delicately floral and crisp.
Silver Fir is utilised in perfumery and medicine, but it’s also used for caulking ships! Fans of the festive season will appreciate that it was the first fir species used for Christmas trees.
Vetiver is cooling and antibacterial, known for its immunity-boosting and rejuvenating properties.
Vetiver is seductive and relaxing, ideal for calming frayed nerves and easing stressful sensations.
Earthy and musky, yet mild.
Vetiver is one of perfumery’s most highly regarded essential oils because it improves and matures with age. As a result, it is used in many high-end perfumes and body care products.
Ylang Ylang may be soothing and gentle, but it is also a powerful antiseptic and aphrodisiac that can ease depression and boost low mood.
Ylang Ylang helps ease the negative effects of shock, promoting relaxation and regulating blood pressure.
Sweet, exotic, and floral, with slightly spicy notes.
Ylang Ylang essential oil is extracted from the star-shaped flowers of the Ylang Ylang tree. In Indonesia, ylang-ylang flowers are spread all over the beds of newlywed couples to act as an aphrodisiac.