Harvesting Essential Oils

Logo by Hemant HARVESTING ESSENTIAL OILS When harvesting the raw material, from which essential oils are extracted, timing is very important. The work begins around 4:30 a.m. in Madagascar, where they harvest the blossoms of the ylang-ylang tree; in France, where they grow Jasmine; in Bulgaria, where they pick the damask rose. By 9:30 a.m.,... Continue Reading →

Y is for Ylang-ylang Essential Oil

A to Z April Blogging Challenge http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/ Y is Ylang-ylang Essential Oil The Ylang-ylang tree, (Cananga odorata from the Annonaceae Family), grows and is cultivated in the Comores, Java, Madagascar, Philippines, Reunion, and Sumatra. The Ylang-ylang tree has deep yellow flowers with thick petals. Ylang-ylang means 'flower of flowers'. They are picked early in the... Continue Reading →

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