Native to Madagascar and also known as Cinnamomum camphora ct cineole. Ravintsara grows wild in wet tropical forests and can reach a height of 15 metres. Its leaves are oval, alternate, tough, wide, persistent and shiny on the upper side, a reminder that it belongs to the Lauracea family. The plant flowers from November to January and produces a very characteristic berry
Tea tree is an essential oil that no longer needs to prove itself ! It is found in a very large number of washing (soap, shampoo, bath oil) and cosmetic products. In addition to these applications, it is rightly considered a reliable element of medical and family aromatherapy. Today, enormous demand for tea tree has led to the establishment of plantations that extend over thousands of CTEOares in Australia.
Everlasting provides an exceptional, superb, rare, precious essential oil. Once you try it, you ll keep it for its surprisingly rapid effect. It is proof of aromatherapys remarkable action for the sceptics (and they exist !!). It is the natural plant product with the most powerful anti-haematoma activity. Everlasting is well worth its high price, as it works miracles and is an indispensable part of the family medical kit.
A hybrid of Mentha aquatica and Mentha spicata, peppermint is an 80-cm perennial plant. It has quadrangular stems and oval, sharp dentate leaves opposite each other. It likes cool, clay and limy soils. Distillation takes place in June, just before the plants bloom.
2465Mentha x piperita
True lavender is one of the flagships of modern aromatherapy. Its perfect innocuousness and excellent tolerance, along with its unquestionable effectiveness have most certainly contributed to its primordial role in all aromatic pharmacies worthy of the name. The wide range of indications for this essential oil makes it a universal panacea.
2449Lavandula angustifolia ssp angustifolia
This aerial plant likes the scrublands of southern Europe and limy soils, is sensitive to cold and has light violet flowers on loose ears found on the top of long stems. Blooming and harvesting occur later than with true lavender Spike lavender provides an essential oil that is good for emergencies, as it can â€miraculouslyâ€ sooth and heal severe burns and wasp stings almost instantaneously. The need for this EO in these circumstances proves that aromatherapy is indeed a form of medicine all by itself.
Among the many varieties of pale roses cultivated, the Damascus rose is most likely the result of a hybridization between the Rose de Provins (Rosa gallica) and oriental rosehips or Rosa centifolia. It was brought to Europe by the Crusaders and its essence has a reputation as a universal remedy.
"A hybrid plant between grapefruit and sweet orange, this shrub provides fruit with yellow or pink rinds. This astringent and slightly sweet edible fruit is made up of a dozen quarters. It grows in a cluster, hence its English name ""grapefruit""."
Thriving in the drained soils of subtropical higher ground, eucalyptus radiata has a grey-blue trunk, deciduous bark, round juvenile leaves and lanceolate adult leaves. Australian aborigines use the fresh leaves to dress their wounds.
2453Eucalyptus radiata ssp radiata
This climbing subshrub, 15 cm tall, carries white to light pink flowers found near the leaf base. The persistent, finely dentate leaves are found at the end of stiff stems. Canadian wintergreen thrives on acidic, sandy woods and swampland and bears scarlet berries from October to March.
"This perennial bush, can reach 30 cm in height. It has small spearlike leaves curled up at the edges. The stem is ligneous and the branches ascendant. The flowers are coloured rosy-white and grouped in a dense inflorescence. The vulgar thyme ct thymol is one of the 6 thyme chemotypes identified by Passet, Granger and Vernet and al. They are present in Southern France (especially in the Provence) o a limy soil."
Thymus is a genus of the Lamiaceae family which includes more than 300 species. They are plants, rich in essential oils, creeping or in cushion bearing small pale pink or white flowers. Thyme linalool can form homogeneous populations at small sites. In all these cases, the habitat is located at medium altitude, between 500 and 1000 meters and characterized by less intense sunshine, lower temperature and higher air humidity than in the plain. However, this thyme can grow under very different ecological conditions.