Essentially Flowers is extending its creativity with a lovely range of hand-made soap with the inclusion of delightful indigenous and exotic essential oil blends.

You can be creative and make you own soaps as laid out within the order form.

If you are pregnant or have a specific health/skin condition, or in any doubts about the safe use of essential oils, please consult a qualified aromatherapist.

The main characteristics of each of our oils are listed below. For further information please consult a reputable aromatherapy oil book or your aromatherapist.

Indigenous oil:
African Wormwood – Artemisia afra
Deodorant, decongestant and powerful antioxidant

Cape May – Coleonema album
It has an unusually clean fragrance, is an excellent antioxidant and deodoriser removing strong odours. Immune system booster. Emotionally it encourages positive thought. Avoid with small children.
Cape Snow Bush – Eriocephalus africanus
The untamed wild smell of the veld will encourage the self to heal. Balances addictive personalities. Decongestant and used in the bath as a general relaxant.

Rose Geranium – Pelagonium graveolens
Uplifting and balancing to the nervous system, brings feelings of strength and vitality. Has a wonderful aroma of Turkish Delight.

Exotic oil:
Eucalyptus
Skin disinfectant, antimicrobial and decongestant. Refreshing and revitalising.

Ginger
Aids digestion and relieves nausea. Improves circulation.

Lavender
The medicine chest in a bottle. Relieves insomnia and migraines and is uplifting to the spirit. Widely used for all skin conditions.

Tea Tree
Heal all. Topical antiseptic and antimicrobial.

Lemongrass
Relieve muscle tension and improves circulation. The lovely fresh clean fragrance purifies and enhances mental clarity.

Grapefruit
Uplifts the spirit and relieves headaches and nervous tension. Great skin toner.

Sweet Orange
Nervous tension and stress reliever. Improves dull and oily complexions.

Peppermint/Spearmint
Stimulates the brain, nerve cells and metabolism. Aids in increasing concentration and mental strength. Spearmint is less powerful than peppermint and therefore a good choice for children.

Rosemary
Relieves stress and exhaustion and brightens the mind and stimulates the memory. Great for skin aliments.
Rose
Enhances well being … and it smells divine.

Rosehip
Rose hip is beautifying, restoring tone and vitality to skin. Moisturising and reduces wrinkles.

Roman Chamomile
Calmative for skin and spirit. Good for children.

Vanilla
Increases dreaming and strengthens memory. Ideal for children.

Jasmine
This sensuous oil produces a feeling of optimism, confidence and euphoria.

Clary Sage
Enhances creativity and lifts the spirits.

Ylang Ylang
Wonderful mood enhancer and relaxes the nervous system.

Lime
General skin conditioner with a lovely clean uplifting fragrance.

Patchouli
Charming mood balancer that sharpens the mind and promotes good dreams.

Dry ingrediants used:
Turmeric, Cinnamon, Rooibos, Ginger

All information contained on this website is for general information purposes only and must not be used to treat or diagnose medical conditions