Brought to the Mediterranean regions by the Arabs, this fresh, tangy and warm aroma soothes and comforts the soul. It conveys a sense of light heartedness. It is effective for dull and oily skin, for purifying and clearing skin tones. South American Shamans burned the peel of orange to fumigate atmospheres during and after purification ceremonies.
There are three main types of traditional roses. The Apothecary Rose, used in medicine, the Provence Rose, originated in Persia and Morocco and known to have the most narcotic effect on the senses, and the Damask Rose which is a native of Syria, cultivated in Bulgaria for over 250 years and proven to be the most potent aphrodisiac!
The Tea Rose of the Orients has an alluring scent making it a captivating perfume. The Turkish Rose is believed to have sprung from the blood of Venus, the Goddess of Love, while the Sufis claim it is from the sweat of Mohammed and Islamic traditions view it as a symbol of transcendent desire. Christian mystics associate it with the Virgin Mary and Divine Love. The Red Rose strengthens a broken heart, brings back a glow after feelings of emotional shock and anxiety and opens the heart for Divine Love and Beauty to return.
Originated in the Middle East, borage became associated with bravery and courage. It is anti-inflammatory. It has favourable effects on eczema, psoriasis and prematurely aged skin.
Exotic spirituality and wisdom make this the king of essential oils. Native to Kashmir and Vrindavana, India, Persian poets sang the praises of this seductive aphrodisiac! Kama, the God of Love, tips his arrows with Jasmine blossoms as he pierces the heart through the senses. Jasmine blooms at night and seduces the spirit into total union. It sedates and warms the nerves while balancing skin tone and effecting anti-aging.
This sacred national flower of India and is a symbol for enlightenment. Great saints and Buddhas carry this flower as a crown to symbolize their connection to the Divine. In Indian scriptures, the Creator of the Universe, Lord Brahma, is believed to have sprung from a Lotus blossom located at the Navel of Lord Vishnu. This is the reason that Pink Lotus is sacred to Lakshmi, the Goddess of Health and Wealth. The beneficial properties tone the skin, clear the complexion and strengthen the texture of the skin. Pink Lotus is a seducing, sedating, alluring scent that promotes union with Divinity. For this reason it is known as the flower of yoga.
This fruit is an antiseptic citrus fruit which entices the senses and uplifts in times of depression. Often used in cosmetics to treat acne, psoriasis and eczema skin challenges.
This plant is aromatic with a slight scent of apples. Ancient Greeks call it Kamai Melon, which means Ground Apple. Spaniards call it Manzanilla which signifies Little Apple. In the language of flowers it symbolizes patience. Profoundly calming to all women”s ailments while it balances and soothes all skin conditions for both men and women. This soporific or hypnotic oil has a tranquilizing effect on all emotional levels.
Known to bestow immortality in ancient lands, fennel has many medicinal properties, including being a digestive aid. It is commonly used as a household culinary remedy in India. Early Greek athletes ate the seeds while training for Olympic Games to increase their endurance. Regarded as anti-venomous by Chinese and Hindu populations, it was used in medieval times to ward off negative energies. A sprig of fennel continues to hang over doors on Mid-Summer”s Eves for protection.
This is the flower of Festivals! Exotic and golden in colour, this flower is braided into the hair of women to enchant and please the Deities. Also, it is used to make flower garland gifts for the deities during visits to sacred temples. Mogra adds enchanting undertones to botanical perfumes. Sometimes it is added to tea to enjoy its special fragrance.
This exotic sensual and provocative aroma brings inner peace and harmony as we honour the sacred internal dance of intimacy that it invokes. Known as the Tree of Life and offered to Deities in sacred temples throughout the East, the name this fragrant flower is a symbol for Shelter. It means “I will protect you from anything evil”. Therefore, garlands of this flower are offered to Lord Krishna who is known as the Shelter from all Evil by his many devotees looking for protection. The scent is provocative, alluring and sensual.
Lavanda in Latin means to wash. This aromatic healing flower washes away all stress, and has a healing effect on cuts, burns, bruises and other ailments. Energetically it washes away all negative energy and cleanses every wound, and every misfortune! It is antiseptic, antispasmodic and, therefore, a wonderful stress release aid. It has been used for centuries in perfuming baths, especially in Turkey and Egypt. This fragrant herb has calming, healing, antiseptic and anti-depressant qualities.
This is the flower of the High Priestess and it is used in rituals for attracting prosperity, health and beauty. Primarily known as the Heart Protector in Chinese medicine, the magenta coloured buds are quite phallic. It promotes intimacy, embodies qualities of Shiva -Shakti, and elevates sexuality to its full potential. This scent was often used to treat addictions and to help one over come oppressions that lead into depression. This powerful skin tonic aids in stabilization of cellular function on the skin while preventing aging and refreshing the skin.
Considered the oldest flowering plant of creation originating during the time of the Dinosaurs, these are found within one hundred million years old fossils throughout Asia. The Japanese call them Yulan meaning Jade Orchid and see them as a symbol of pure sensuality. Great Persian poets write about the Heart being as fragile as the magnolia flower. The bark has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that have been used in Chinese medicine balms for over 2000 years.
Legends say that wherever Lilac bushes bloom Fairies hold their weddings! Mediating deeply into these miniature flower bouquets reveals that they are perfectly made for Fairies to hold as heir bridal bouquets and boutonnieres for the grooms! The heavenly scent of this flower is also part of the Legend of Pan. When Pan pursued the Nymph, Syrinx, and made his first flute after he turned Syrinx into a reed. In Persia, Nilak and Nil mean blue indigo and, therefore, they are used as a symbol of first love and innocence. The whirling Dervishes use this attar to bring their consciousness back to that state of innocence as they whirl like children to please their Beloved!
A flower for the Feminine spirit, it balances hormones while aiding in deeply cleansing the skin of impurities. It is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and beautifying while awakening the senses and relaxing the body and mind.
This crimson coloured seasonal fruit is known as the “Fruit of Immortality”. The world”s oldest cultivated fruit, it is sacred to Eastern culture. Originated in Persia this fruit migrated to India. Containing various nutrients like vitamins B1, B2, C, it is a rich source of antioxidants used primarily in cosmetics for its anti-aging properties. Persian poets write about this fruit being like wine of the earth, a fruit that is shared to seduce and entice your soul romantically.
This is the Flower of Modesty and a symbol of Mother Mary and Angel Gabriel and communications with the Divine Spirit. It is used for channelling and connections to higher realms of consciousness. Also, it is known as the symbol for the Trinity and an emblem for many ancient temples of esoteric thought. This flower is considered by the ancient Persians and Greeks as a healer of broken hearts due to its heart shaped flowers. In perfume it is used to seduce, sedate and enchant!
Distilled from the seeds of a various Hibiscus flowers, this is used in many perfumes as a stabilizer. It acts as a wonderful aphrodisiac because it is seductive, sedating and alluring!
Lily of the Valley
This sophisticated flower acts as an emotional tonic which connects us to a state of child like innocence and wisdom. The tiny white bells expel a gentle fragrance that gently transports us into a place of unconditional love. It was believed to strengthen memory and symbolize humility in Arab and Persian religious paintings. Zoroastrians used the flowers to envision a better world signifying the return of happiness. It is used in perfumes to ward off evil spirits, make peace with hidden enemies, and to reveal the hidden secrets of the mystery of life.
This powerful aphrodisiac has been used in Bridal bouquets in several exotic Islands. Known as Venus and used in love spells to attract love and sexual union it brings peace to the heart. It is the most romantic of all fragrances and the name means flower of flowers. It helps to reunite our emotional and sensual natures. This cherished scent is exotic, mysterious and romantic. It helps build confidence and ease frigidity.
This is extremely respected for its skin healing properties. It addresses sun damaged skin, age spots, scarring and is an effective anti-microbial agent and anti-fungal agent. These properties are helpful for acne and other skin disorders. Also, it can be used to effectively filter UV rays.
Violet Leaf Absolute
The vibration of this angelic, purple flower helps in moving blocked energy from the throat chakra and moving that energy into the face which creates a radiant glow while hydrating and aiding in wound healing and repairing damaged or troubled skin.
Egyptian papyrus records show that coriander seeds were placed in the Pharaoh”s tombs to lead the soul towards immortality. Mexican culture believes that the aphrodisiacal properties of the seeds can heighten ones sexual experience. In addition to cooling agitated thoughts and aiding in the digestion of life”s experiences, it cools rashes, heat and inflammation on the skin.
In earlier Italian language it means complexion. Therefore, it is often used to enhance the tones in hair and skin. It was used by the Crusaders to expel fevers and poison when mixed with sugar. Lord Ganesh sits with a garland of carnation flowers, which symbolize him as a sacred worshipped child, a gift of God. He removes our inner poisons and obstacles, which leave us feverish. According to Christian legend, wherever Mother Mary’s tears fell as she watched her sacred child, carrying his cross towards his death, carnations grew in there place.
This is a Greek word for rainbow. There is a wide variety of coloured flowers available within this species. The Rainbow Goddess, Iris, is a symbol of beauty and expression through colours. The three natures that the Goddess expresses are Wisdom, Faith and Valour. The juice of this flower has been used in ancient rituals for removing freckles from the skin. Iris softens the appearance of pigmentation, and age spots, totally rejuvenating the skin and creating a radiant glow!
These are small and delicate orange blossoms. They soften the soul as we watch them bloom in the spring. The aroma of neroli takes you inward to experience your deepest emotions and sentiments. It is known as the counsellor of essential oils.\r\n’, ‘\r\nIt is anti-inflammatory, heals broken vessels, is very cooling and is used as a moisturizing agent in cosmetics. As a perfume, it helps to relieve emotional stress. There is a traditional empirical narrative for this aphrodisiac flower that offers comfort and support the nervous system and releases stress and tension from the mind and face. Returning the soft innocent glow to the skin, it is extremely anti-aging. It stimulates cellular repair and clears oily skin. As an anti-depressant it calms anxieties and heals skin conditions like scars stretch marks and wrinkles. Named after the Italian Princess, Neroli, this expensive precious oil is delicate and sensual.