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August 6, 2019

THYME ESSENTIAL OIL: USES AND PROPERTIES

Thyme is part of the family Lamiaceae, like Mint, Basil, Lavender and many other species widely known because of their perfume and flavor. This characteristic is due to the presence in the leaves of structures secreting essential oil.   The …

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March 1, 2019

LEMONGRASS: ESSENTIAL OIL TO FIGHT TUMORS

Lemon scent, intense and penetrating green notes make it one of the most used products in the world in perfumery and soaps … but the essential oil of Lemongrass offers much more than this: it is the natural source of …

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November 30, 2018

MINT ESSENTIAL OIL: CULTIVATION AND PRODUCTION

  Peppermint is a plant known and used since ancient times, both in the culinary as well as in the herbal field. Its intense fragrance, its bright green and the simplicity with which it spreads, make it one of the …

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December 14, 2017

MINT ESSENTIAL OIL: USES AND PROPERTIES

The name “Mint” has a mythological derivation: Mintha was a nymph, daughter of the river god Cocito. She was loved by the god Hades but Persephone was jealous and transformed her in a humble, insignificant plant. But not even Persephone …

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November 30, 2017

HOW TO DISTILL MINT

The mint species is known and cited by numerous ancient authors for its beneficial therapeutic properties; it is so old that it finds its origins in mythology. It was used anciently in Egyptian civilization, as well as in Greeks and …

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November 5, 2014

SAGE

Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis L.
Family: Lamiaceae
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July 25, 2017

ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL: CULTIVATION AND PRODUCTION

  A rustic and undemanding plant, Rosemary is certainly one of the most important and well known medicinal herb of our Mediterranean area. Widespread today in all countries with a temperate climate, where it is found both cultivated and natural, …

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April 21, 2017

HOW TO DISTILL ROSEMARY

  Considered a sacred plant in many civilizations, Rosemary is certainly one of the most important and well-known medicinal herbs of the Mediterranean area. Widespread today in all the countries with a temperate climate, it can be found both cultivated …

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February 10, 2017

TANGERINE ESSENTIAL OIL: USES AND PROPERTIES

Tangerine represents, together with Cedar and Grapefruit, one of the three citrus fruits from which all the others generated. Its taste, sweet and not too sour, made it popular and Tangerine is the second most requested citrus fruit, after orange. …