Kosher Certificate D
Also known as the common white jasmine & poet's jasmine, is one of 150 species of flowering plants that naturally occur in tropical regions of the Old World. A popular garden plant, beloved not only because of its fragrant flowers but also because the plant has a long bloom time. It is the species revered for its floral scent.
The oil from jasmine is so prized for its scent that its referred to as the King of Oils. This oil is a bit pricey, not just because of its popularity but because it takes a lot of flowers to produce a small amount of oil. However, the cost of its use in perfumery is tempered by the fact only a tiny amount is needed to capture the scent.
Also known as: common jasmine, poet’s jasmine, chameli, jessamine, common white jasmine
Aromatic Profile: Sweet & Floral.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL:
Made from the flower buds of lavender, an evergreen shrub originally native to North Africa and has become one of the most popular herbs in the world due to its soothing aroma. Especially because Lavender is well known to promote relaxation & lessen stress, anxiety and insomnia.
The herb itself has long been used to scent bath water, which earned the plant its common name that was taken from the Latin word "lavare" for "to wash."
Aromatic profile: Sweet, floral and slightly camphorous.
LAVENDER FLOWER (ULTRA):
-Has Kosher Certification by Star-K
Grown in the Provence region of France, blue lavender, also known as lavandin, is a hybrid species between English Lavender & Portugese Lavender. Their scent is just as impressive and very fragrant with bright blue-purple buds.
Aromatic profile: Sweet and floral with a mildly spicy finish.
LAVENDER FLOWER (ORGANIC):
-Has Organic Certificate by QAI & Kosher by STAR-K
This variety is called lavandin, a cross between English Lavender & Spike Lavender cultivated in Spain & France. This variety of lavender contains a fair amount of camphor, which gives the flowers a mild-pine like scent, so only needed small amounts for the aroma.
Aromatic profile: Has a sweet, flower-like scent with a hint of mint.
PATCHOULI ESSENTIAL OIL:
Is steam distilled from the leaves & flowers of an Asian perennial evergreen in the mint family. This oil is used in perfumery & incense making & its earthy scent is used in aromatherapy to release feelings of self-doubt & promote a sense of balance.
Patchouli oil has been used for centuries in China & Japan to address various inflammatory skin issues. The oils contain several unique organic compounds that are responsible for its scent as well as its anti-inflammatory activity. One refered to as Patchouli Alcohol is even used in the production of the chemotherapy drug Taxol.
In the 1800s, the scent of patchouli oil emanating from imported fabrics from the east became a marker of quality. So much that European exporters scented their products with patchouli oil to instill confidence in their quality. The oil is still used today to deter moths & other pests from infesting fabrics while in shipment.
In ancient Rome & Egypt, patchouli oil was considered so valuable that it was once literally equal to its weight in gold. Apparently even a favorite of Pharaoh Tutankhamun (better known as King Tut), whose body was reputedly laid to rest in a tomb containing 10 gallons of Patchouli Oil!
Aromatic profile: Musky and slightly balsamic.
So many amazing reasons to add either a flower or essential oil to your Buckwheat Hull pillow! Each is made after order, that way everything is nice and fresh once you receive! To make scents last longer, keep out of areas that receive a lot of heat and/or sunlight.
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Don't Forget to add on one of the oil or flower infused options!