CLOVE oil – healing with tropical fire

CLOVE with its Latin name Eugenia caryophyllata belongs to a tree of the Myrtaceae plant family. Its dried flower buds spread a strong aromatic scent. The tree is native to Indonesia. It belongs to the evergreens and reaches a height ranging from 8-12 m and prefers shadowy places – under tropical suns! All parts of…

LEMON oil – luminous radiance for the soul

With its fresh and fruity fragrance the Lemon oil reminds us of Mediterranean orchards under a blue sky and a soft breeze from the ocean. Its luminous, volatile-etheric character mobilizes our energies, relaxes and sharpens the mind, and opens the heart. The essential oil stems from cold pressed ripe Lemons with most of it present…

PINE – ever green, ever fresh, for ever strong

Pine trees are evergreen trees of the Pinaceae family (Conifers) which reach a height up to 50 m and may become 1000 years old. The essential oils of them spread an aromatic, woody-fresh and unique fragrance which is popular especially in aromatherapy. In comparison with other species of Conifers Pine needles are very long, mostly…

Magical Heart – Aspects of Aromatherapy

Modern and Spiritual Science Using volatile fragrances in form of essential oils is a beautiful way to open our heart… to others, to Nature, to the Spirit in ourselves, to the Universe. Inhalation or smelling of essential oils is an act of healing. Natural fragrances have a direct impact on our tonus, esp. the tonus…

Sandalwood – Fragrance from Beyond

The name Sandal (wood) is derived from the Sanskrit “chandana” meaning “white, bright like the moon, fragrant”. Sandalwood belongs to the Santalaceae family of the genus Santalum. Santalum album oil (Indian Sandalwood) represents the highest quality of all Sandalwood oils. Other oils derived from the genus Santalum are Santalum spicatum (Australian Sandalwood), Santalum paniculatum (Hawaiian…

CYPRESS – the green flame to Heaven

The Cypress with its botanical name Cupressus sempervirens – is a perennial evergreen (lat. “sempervirens”) tall tree, cone-shaped growing to a height of 25-45 meters. The name “Cypress” appears in many plants of the Cupressaceae (Cypress family). Most of the plants belonging to this family are from the genus “Cupressus” and “Chamaecyparis”, but also the…

Cajeput – Air in Action – Moving the inner Winds

Cajeput oil (Melaleuca leucadendron) stems from the distillation of the fresh leaves of a beautiful strong tree with a bark resembling the bark of the Birch tree. It grows wild or cultivated in South East Asia, but also in India and Northern Australia. The oil is produced all year long with help of rural mobile…

BAY St. Thomas (Pimento) – Pures Feuer in der Flasche

Bay St. Thomas mit dem botanischen Namen Pimenta dioica, auch Piment“ genannt, gehört zur Pflanzenfamilie der Myrtaceae. Die Ureinwohner Mittelamerikas nutzten den Baum nicht nur als Heilpflanze, sondern auch zur Einbalsamierung ihrer Toten. Piment wurde ursprünglich in den tropischen Wäldern Süd- und Mittelamerikas, aber auch im Süden Mexikos und auf den Westindischen Inseln als Medizin…

Plants, Man and the Sun – the Magic Triangle for Life

Plants settled on planet Earth due to the birth-giving power of the SUN. …and Man settled on planet Earth due to the birth-giving power of the Plants. GAIA, our planet, contained the right mixture of light, size, matter, and energy to attract the invisible impulses of Life or „Prana“ and thus became one of the…

Anosmia – loss of smell does not need to be final

When people lose their capacity of smelling it is often experienced as something really dramatic. Of course, any loss of one of our senses is strangely handicapping and can make us feel to be another person, to have lost part of our being human. In the case of losing our olfactive capacity, we are deprived…

Aglaia odorata – floral seduction, floral bliss

A specie of the mahogany family, Aglaia odorata is an evergreen tropical bush or small multi-branched tree growing up to 3 metres high.  It is native to China and also called Chinese Rice Flower, Chinese Perfume Plant, Chinese Perfume Bonsai Tree, Peppery Orchid, or Mock Lemon. Its Chinese name is Mizilan – and for the…

Nagarmotha ? go to the roots

Nagarmotha or Cypriol (Cyperus rotundus) is one of the world’s most invasive plants ? and one of the most incredible essential oils, hardly known to so many people, even in the world of modern Aromatherapy. Mother Nature is always amazing in her ways how she spreads medicinal plants through eons of time over the Earth…