Rosalina Oil

Rosalina Oil Rosalina Location and Occurrence Rosalina trees (Melaleuca ericifolia) are a small tree 3 to 8 metres high, they produce a white flower in abundance in late spring. Rosalina trees are found in wetlands and beside streams from Port Macquarie, in mid north New South Wales to Tasmania. The tree was first reported by Europeans in 1797 by British botantist James Edward Smith. Rosalina Oil Beginnings There are no recordings of indigenous use but it is also certain they would have used the plant. Rosalina oil was first analysed and reported by pioneering Australian chemist and botantist [...]

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Sandalwood Essential Oil

The Best Sandalwood Oil Ever For centuries, Indian Sandalwood has been regarded as the Sandalwood oil. However with the relatively recent European settlement of Australia, Australians are slowly beginning to find and understand their own country's amazing flora, more and more. Our Sandalwood Oil is described as Our supreme Sandalwood oil is described by respected perfumier, Valerie Gearon, as 'dry, sweet, slightly terpenic top note, lactonic heart, with slight hay aspects, very woody, balsamic base, very tenacious, sweet dry down'. Our Sandalwood oil appears as a clear, crisp, bright oil, it is a little viscous (like honey), it [...]

Sandalwood Essential Oil2020-03-16T06:22:57+00:00

History of Australian Essential Oil

History of Australian Essential Oil Indigenous Use The history of Australian essential oil starts thousands of years ago, indigenous people across all parts of Australia used hundreds of native Australian plants for a variety of medicinal uses. Most of the time, it was the essential oils in those plants which they were benefiting from. Australian plants were used for colds, cuts, sores, sore or swollen muscles, skin complaints and repelling insects. There were also plants with pleasant aromas which were burnt for a variety of effects. In the ‘Outback’, Australian Sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) timber and leaves were burnt to [...]

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Fragonia Essential Oil

In March 2013, we visited the only Fragonia essential oil plantations in the world in south west Western Australia. Where we videoed and learnt a lot more about Fragonia essential oil. The Beginning of Fragonia Essential Oil Fragonia was first recognised as plant with commercial potential as far back as 1996. It had been used in the cut flower industry, as a fragrant flower. In 2000 botantist Chris Robinson,  introduced the present growers of Fragonia to the plant for the first time. Up until then the plant had been harvested for the cut flower market. After many kilometres [...]

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Kunzea Oil

Kunzea Oil Kunzea essential oil could potentially be one of the greatest essential oils Australia has ever produced. There is a mix or a composition of several special constituents which give Kunzea oil its special properties and uses. Kunzea oil is soft and gentle, so for most people the oil can be applied direct to the skin, Kunzea oil is also readily absorbed by the skin. This essential oil is a relatively new Australian essential oil, it was a plant noticed by early settlers who witnessed native animals sleeping under wild Kunzea bushes, so they called the understorey [...]

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Sandalwood (Australian) Essential Oil Distillation

Australian Sandalwood Oil and Sandalwood Tree Protection  The Sandalwood Resource and Location in Australia Sandalwood oil is mainly sourced from 2 species, Australia's Sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) and Indian Sandalwood (Santalum album). The world has around 29 tropical or subtropical Sandalwoods or Santalum species. Australia has in fact 6 species of Sandalwood (Santalum), however only Australian Sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) and to a much, much lesser extent Queensland Bush Plum (Santalum lanceolatum) are Australia' commercial species. Australian Sandalwood oil is obtained from the small Australian Sandalwood shrub or tree, growing 3 to 12 metres, it is found over a vast region of West Australia. [...]

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