Our Oils

Cape Chamomile - Eriocephalus punctulatus

This is one of the oils we use the most, especially in our mummy and baby blends. It has fantastic relaxing properties, both on the mind and the body. It is often used to treat depression and anxiety and is a great oil for insomniacs. Physically it is used to treat muscle pain and is even used to treat arthritis. Just to add to everything else it is also used to treat dermatitis, hayfever, acne, infections and toothache! Truely and amazing oil!

Cape Snowbush - Eriocephalus Africanus

In the same family as Cape Chamomile this oils also has wonderful healing properties. We use it in our hair products as it helps to balance the scalp, treat dandruff and promote hair growth, it also has a wonderful aroma leaving hair feeling and smelling fresh. It is also used to treat coughs, and colds, and is actually used in some vicks preparations!

Cape May - Coleonema Album

Traditionally Cape fishermen used to rub this herb between their hands to remove the smell of fish as it has great deodorant properties. It also has wonderful incect repelling properties, without the sharp odour. Mentally it induces relaxation and calms a busy mind, while physically it helps to relax muscles. We use it in our flu blends as it helps to reduce fever and soothe a sore throat when inhaled. On the skin it refreshes and invigorates while leaving a pleasant herbal scent. We use this in many of our products, but mostly in the room and linen spray

Blue Mountain Sage - Salvia stenophylla blue mountain sage

Another fantastic oil from the fynbos! This oil is the South African equivalent of tea tree oil, helping with skin irritations including nappy rash, stings, dermatitis and infections to name a few. It also have wonderful healing properties when inhaled easing coughs and sore throats. It's your first aid kit in a bottle

Buchu - Agathosma betulina

Buchu has long been used for many medicinal purposes and is useful in treating arthritis, rheumatism, kidney and urinary infections when drant in a tincture or tea. In more modern times, Buchu’s uses have extended into treatment of water retention and cellulite and it is one of the main ingredients in our detox products

Cape Geranium - Pelargonium graveolens

Endemic Cape Geranium has become celebrated for its powerful healing properties. In times gone by the fragrant deep green oil extracted from this plant found use in a great variety of treatments. In modern applications, the Cape Geranium has become appreciated for its balancing and tonic like effect on the liver and kidneys and has proven effective in detoxifying the system, assisting in weight loss and in treating cellulite