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Mandarin (Citrus Reticulata)

Mandarin (Citrus Reticulata)

AROMA NEWS Mandarin essential oil has a long history of use, especially in traditional Chinese medicine. It is native to China and the Far East but now it mainly comes from Italy and Spain. It is enjoyed throughout the world and especially China where it gets its name...

EUCALYPTUS

EUCALYPTUS

AROMA NEWS Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) Eucalyptus is a powerful healer from the Myrtaceaceae family native to Tasmania and Australia. Leaves and twigs from the blue gum tree are extracted to produce a camphoraceous essential oil with a woodsy scent undertone. To...

Helichrysum

Helichrysum

AROMA NEWS Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum) also known as Immortelle and Everlasting In the language of flowers, this is eternal love and everlasting. Why are helichrysum flowers called immortal? This is because of its unique ability to retain its vibrant yellow...

Frankincense (Boswellia sacra)

Frankincense (Boswellia sacra)

AROMA NEWS Frankincense (Boswellia sacra) This oil exudes peace, tear drops of resin appear on the Boswellia tree, golden resin oozes down the bark, a most prized resin for thousands of years. It has been used in Religious rites, perfuming, embalming, incense and...

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang

AROMA NEWS Ylang Ylang – (Cananga odorata) Flower of Flowers The flower that blooms at night releases an iconic calming aroma from beautiful yellow blooms Ylang Ylang, Cananga odorata is a beautiful exotic flower, shaped like a sea star. It originates from the...

Valentines Aroma Special Rose

Valentines Aroma Special Rose

Aroma News Did you know.?Rose (Damask), Rosa damascena. A truly natural aphrodisiac, that knows its powers. This beautiful pink rose is known as the Bulgarian Rose, native to Asia, mostly cultivated now in Turkey, Bulgaria and France. Rose  is exquisite, mysterious,...

Jasmine

Jasmine

Aroma News Did you know.? This beautiful white princess like flower is Jasmine (Jasminum gradiflorum), its fragrance comes from its beautiful petals, they're so delicate they are hand picked, that's why it's so expensive, it's essential oil is so special, intensely...

Comfrey Leaf plant (Lus Na Gnainmh briste)

Comfrey Leaf plant (Lus Na Gnainmh briste)

Aroma News Did you know.?One of Lus's favourite Irish plants, LUS NA GNAIMH BRISTE(part of the story behind us) Gardeners love it and we love it too.This is Comfrey Leaf plant, (Sympthum officinale), it grows wild in Ireland, mainly along banks close to the rivers, it...

Patchouli lovers

Patchouli lovers

Aroma News Did you know.?Patchouli (Pogestemum cablin) for some it is too much and for others, can't get enough. I often think Patchouli travels through the air and lands where its meant to be, with its lingering musky aroma, sweet, seductive and intoxicating, for its...

Chamomile German

Chamomile German

AROMA NEWS Did you know? Chamomile German(Matricaria recutita) & Chamomile Roman( Anthemis nobilis) Soothing, calming chamomiles just love to calm you.  Even to look at them dotted around the garden with their innocent like white petals and sunny faces...

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Lecturer of Aromatherapy Pratical and theory of pure essential oils and Natural Product Making

Eileen Smyth

Aromatherapy Lectuer