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LEMON LIME TERPENE A STAPLE OF MEDICINE, FLAVOURS AND FRAGRANCES
Lemon Lime Terpene is developed through a cross of Lemon and Key Lime Haze, extracting the citrus Terpene through the process of hydrodistillation. This Terpene offers a clean lemon, lime, citrus, fruity flavour and fragrance, delivering a unique flavour profile.
VALUABLE BYPRODUCT: GRAPESEED OIL
Grapeseed Oil holds a wealth of health, medical, and beauty benefits. This powerful vegetable oil is the byproduct of the winemaking process. Once the grapes are pressed for wine, the grape seeds are left behind, making them available to extract Grapeseed Oil from. The Oil is commonly extracted by crushing the seeds and using a solvent to draw the oil out.
EVENING PRIMROSE OIL FOR POWERFUL PHARMACEUTICAL APPLICATIONS
Evening Primrose Oil has been the naturalist’s choice for various medical and health applications for eons. The Oil is extracted from the seeds of the Evening Primrose plant (Oenothera Biennis L. or Onagraceae) through cold pressing.
CASTOR OIL OFFERING IMPORTANT COMMERCIAL VALUE
According to the National Library of Medicine (NIH); “Castor Oil, produced from castor beans, has long been considered to be of important commercial value primarily for the manufacturing of soaps, lubricants, and coatings, among others.”
TAGETE OIL FOR PHARMA, AGRICULTURAL, COSMETIC USE
Extracted from the Aztec Marigold plant, and also known as Khakibos Oil or Kakiebos Oil, Tagetes Oil and Tagetes Essential Oil hold a wealth of immense benefits stretching across many sectors.
DRIVERS FOR THE GLOBAL CITRONELLA OIL MARKET
Despite the presence of some synthetic alternatives, global demand for Citronella Oil continues to grow. According to market research, this is due to its increasing use in perfume and cosmetic industries. In residential settings, Citronella Oil is also a sought after natural insect repellent and holds many health benefits.
PINE OIL: A POWERFUL SOLVENT FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
Pine Oil is a popular solvent across the globe for gums, resins, and other substances, proving effective in industrial applications. The Oil can be extracted from the pitch-soaked wood or needles of the pine tree (Pinus Sylvestris) using the steam distillation process. It has all the properties of pine trees, delivering a strong, woodsy, and somewhat dry scent. Synthetic Pine Oil is produced by converting terpene hydrocarbons into terpene alcohols.
DRIVING SWEET, SPICEY FLAVOURS AND FRAGRANCES WITH ANETHOLE
Anethole (formally 1-methoxy-4-[(1E)-prop-1-en-1-yl]benzene) is an anisole derivative, often considered a medicinal plant compound. Also known as Anise Camphor, Anethole is the major constituent of the oils of Anise (Pimpinella Anisum), Star Anise (Illicium Verum), and Fennel (Foeniculum Vulgare). Widely used as a flavouring and aroma agent, Anethole is a staple of the flavours and fragrances sector.
BASIL ESSENTIAL OIL MARKET SET FOR HUGE GROWTH
In a depressed economy, survival is considered the win of the day. However, in some sectors – despite the macro-economic factors that the world faces at present – markets are seeing encouraging growth. In the Oil sector, PR Newswire reports that the Basil Essential Oil market is set to grow at a CAGR of 8.33% by 2026.
CARDAMOM OIL ESSENTIAL TO FOOD, BEVERAGE, PHARMACEUTICALS
Cardamom Essential Oil (Elettaria Cardamomum) is a sought after Organic and Conventional Oil. It is usually clear to pale yellow, and offers a fruity, warm, and spicy aroma often described as similar to Balsamic.
BENZYL ACETATE FOR JASMINE AND PEAR
Widely known for its value across the flavours and fragrances and cosmetic sectors, Benzyl Acetate is also commonly used in industrial applications. The clear, oily, colourless liquid holds a powerful, flowery fragrance offering a pleasant, jasmine like aroma. It is the primary component of essential oils from jasmine, ylang-ylang and tobira flowers and some fruits. Benzyl Acetate’s rich profile also delivers sweet, apple, apricot, and pear flavours.
VERSATILE ANETHOLE FOR USE IN FLAVOURS & FRAGRANCES, COSMETICS, PERFUMERY, AND PHARMACEUTICALS
Anethole (also known as Anise Camphor) is a well-known and sought after phenol methyl ether, a derivative of phenylpropene. Traditionally, Anethole was predominantly found in anise, fennel, and camphor. Today, commercial anethole is often derived from tree extracts such as turpentine.
Being versatile and diverse, this ether is most often used in the flavours and fragrances sector – but has also found multiple uses in cosmetics, perfumery, and pharmaceuticals.
SWEET MALTOL OIL ENHANCING FLAVOURS AND FRAGRANCES
Known as a delectable flavour aroma enhancer, Maltol imbues foods with a sweetness akin to caramel or cotton candy, with a fruity hint. Predominantly used across the food and beverages sector, Maltol Oil often delivers the flavourant for chocolate and caramel-flavoured products. Interestingly it is also used by perfumers and in cosmetics, as a fragrance.
Offering a fruity, pineapple rich scent, Allyl Caproate is an aromatic chemical used the world over in both Flavours and Fragrances. With its unique rum-like nuances, this highly stable Allyl Hexanoate Ester occurs naturally in pineapples, baked potato, and mushrooms and is described as being fatty-fruity, floral, and mossy.
Allyl Caproate is clear to yellowish in colour and is frequently used for a fruity topnote to deliver citrus complexes (particularly orange) in flavours.
PHARMA, FLAVOURS & FRAGRANCES – THE VERSATILE GERANIUM OIL
Steam distilled from the leaves of Pelargonium graveolens (native to South Africa) Geranium Oil has long since been considered a powerful healing agent, a pleasant flavourant, and a unique sweet-smelling fragrance.
THE POWERFUL SOLVENT PROPERTIES OF DIPENTENE
Known as a powerful, green solvent, Dipentene has excellent wetting and dispersing properties. This terpene liquid is most commonly used in industrial applications such as adhesives and coatings but is also safe for use in flavours and fragrances, and pharmaceuticals.
TEUBES DOMINATING THE FLAVOUR AND FRAGRANCE INDUSTRY
Over almost four decades, the Teubes Group has mastered the art of developing unique Flavour and Fragrance products that meet distinctive global needs.
As a Business-to-Business (B2B) organisation, Teubes supplies superior quality raw materials to manufacturers across the world. These manufacturers include the Flavour and Fragrance (FAF), Food and Beverage, and Pharmaceutical industries.
CALMING CANDLES; THE SCENT OF TRANQUILITY
Whether during the holidays, or amid a busy year, candles can have an incredibly calming effect when imbued with the right essential oils. While there are many essential oils that can be used in this application, Teubes’ Research and Development Technologist, Singita Hlungwani recommends three key oils for use in candles, due to their pleasant fragrances and beneficial chemical components.
THE DELICACY THAT IS ROSE ESSENTIAL OIL
Extracted from fresh Rose petals through steam distillation, Rose Essential Oil is most commonly used in perfumery applications. As one can imagine, Rose Essential Oil has a powerful fragrance, containing floral, fresh, spicy, and citrus notes.
Rose Essential Oil is extremely precious and sought after. Due to its intricate production process and superior quality, this is the most expensive Oil on the market.
CITRONELLA; NATURE’S OWN INSECT REPELLANT
It’s no secret that Citronella is a powerful agent in keeping bugs away. The market holds a host of Citronella based products, from candles to creams, incense burners and more… but how does Citronella Oil repel insects?
NOT JUST FOR COVID: THE BENEFITS OF DAILY STEAMING WITH EUCALYPTUS OIL
Eucalyptus Oil, obtained from the leaf of the Eucalyptus tree, holds a vast variety of health and wellness benefits. Traditionally, this Oil has proven to be incredibly beneficial, and its efficacy in fighting Covid infections ensures it has remained of the higher ranking African essential oils.
NATURAL HAY FEVER REMEDIES; THE POWER OF ESSENTIAL OILS
Every change of season holds its unique challenges, affecting the human body in diverse ways. In spring and early summer, the biggest challenge is undeniably hay fever. The air becomes saturated with pollen from grasses, trees, flowers, and other plants. This pollen can trigger hay fever symptoms like a runny or blocked nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing, and even chest infections.
ALDEHYDE C9; THE PERFUMER’S FRIEND WITH FLAVOURING FLAIR
Aldehyde C9, also known as Nonanal or Nonyl aldehyde, is a powerful oil used in the flavour and fragrances industry. This occurs naturally but can be produced by hydroformylation of 1-octene. It is a colourless to pale yellow liquid, with a waxy-floral fragrance. Aldehyde C9 offers a fresh, sweet, citrus scent and is imbued with hints of cucumber and rose.
VERSATILE, FRUITY, FLAVOURSOME: ETHYL BUTYRATE
This flavoursome ester is very popular for use as a flavouring agent in orange juices, alcoholic cocktails and beers, and other applications in the food and beverages sector. It is a colourless liquid and has a fruity, banana, orange, or pineapple like flavour and scent. This makes it a popular choice as a solvent in perfumes too. In the industrial sector, Ethyl Butyrate is also used as a surfactant and emulsifier.
THE SUBTLE ART OF DELTA UNDECALACTONE
Delta Undecalactone is a chemical compound that is found naturally in fruit and milk. It has a subtle coconut, nutty, and fruity aroma, and offers a creamy flavour. Delta Undecalactone is popular for use in the flavours and fragrances industry and is also often a key ingredient in a variety of household products.
THE WONDERFUL BENEFITS AND APPLICATIONS OF AMYRIS ESSENTIAL OIL
Amyris Essential Oil is a wonder working oil that is obtained from the Amyris Balsamifera tree and it has a sweet, woody, balsamic odor, similar to sandalwood. This tall tree boasts beautiful white flowers and is indigenous to the Caribbean. Amyris Essential Oil is derived from the bark of the Amyris Balsamifera tree through a process of steam distillation. This Essential Oil is incredibly popular within various markets due to its many benefits and wide range of applications. Some of these have been highlighted below.
STRAWBERRY FURANONE SWEETENING BEAUTY, FRAGRANCES, FOOD & BEVERAGES
Strawberry Furanone is an organic compound that is biochemically processed from sugar; it has a sweet, caramel like scent and flavour. It is also described as having hints of a fruity aroma. It is exceptionally popular for use within the flavours and fragrances industries. Strawberry Furanone is white or colourless, it is solid in form, and is soluble in water and in organic solvents.
THE MANY USES FOR BALSAM PERU TO STRENGTHEN PRODUCT OFFERINGS
Balsam Peru is derived from various species of Myroxylon, including Myroxylon Balsamum and Myroxylon Pereirae. Balsam Peru contains up to 25 different substances! These substances are part of what makes this product so beneficial. However, caution should be used for those who are sensitive with a tendency towards allergies.
CAMPHOR-LYPTUS CONVENTIONAL: A POWERFUL NEW PRODUCT TO FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19
The Covid-19 Pandemic saw a marked increase in the demand for Eucalyptus and Menthol Crystals and for Camphoric or herbaceous products. This increase in demand was due to the properties of these products making them effective in managing and treating Covid-19 symptoms.
As a result of this rise in demand, the Clive Teubes Group saw an opportunity to create a product that could combine the powerful and sought-after oils into one superior product.
THE USES AND APPLICATIONS OF SWEET DIHYDROJASMONE
Dihydrojasmone has a sweet, floral scent and fruity flavour. This chemical compound is a colourless liquid which is only slightly soluble in water. It is a popular compound for use within the flavouring and fragrances, and pharmaceutical industries.
The benefits derived from its uses and applications include improving the mood and strengthening the body’s immune system. Both of these benefits are crucial within any product manufactured as we continue to battle the Covid-19 Pandemic.
PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL USES AND APPLICATIONS – A FAVOURED OIL THROUGH OUT HISTORY
Peppermint Essential Oil has a familiar calming and invigorating aroma which, along with its vast range of applications and benefits, makes it a popular oil in a variety of industries. Throughout history, this Essential Oil has been revered for its medicinal properties and has been celebrated for its refreshing taste.
REFRESHING AND HEALING NATURE OF ORANGE OIL IN BEVERAGE FLAVOURS
Orange Oil is wildly popular for the flavouring of beverages. Orange Essential Oil is well known for its tantalising taste, which consumers flock to for its familiarity and popularity. However, Orange Oil in beverages goes far beyond the enjoyable taste. This Oil has remarkably refreshing and healing benefits too. Oranges have long been known for their exceptional health benefits and strengthening of the immune system, and the oil derived from them shares all these wonders.
CITRUS MARKET OVERVIEW AND PREDICTIONS FOR 2021
The onset of the Covid-19 Pandemic has reportedly seen a sharp increase in the sale of Citrus. Market forecasts predict that this rise is expected to continue exponentially throughout 2021.
MENTHOLYPTUS: THE POPULAR MIX WITH FAR REACHING BENEFITS
Mentholyptus is the rewarding mix of Eucalyptus Oil and Menthol. Eucalyptus is extracted from the leaves of the Eucalyptus Smithii or Globulus plant, and Menthol is extracted from various leaves of Mint plants. This particular blend has received much acclaim in the recent weeks due to its application in brand name mints and products. Menthol and Eucalyptus share similar qualities and complementary benefits, making for a great pairing while enhancing and diversifying the blend.
UNICLICK AND ITS VALUE IN ALLEVIATING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS
The Covid-19 Pandemic has caused serious global strain on both health and economy. While strides are being made in battling this virus, there is still a long road to walk. In response to this, the Teubes team decided to undertake a rigorous investigation into the development of a house blend that could effectively aid in alleviating the symptoms of the Covid-19 virus, and thus Uniclick was born.
THE USES AND BENEFITS OF LIME ESSENTIAL OIL
Lime Essential Oil is a versatile oil with a wide variety of applications. This Essential Oil is popular in various industries, ranging from flavours and fragrances to pharmaceutical. Lime Essential Oil is derived through a process of extraction via cold compression of fresh lime peels, or through the steam distillation of dried lime peels.
WHY ORANGE TERPENES SHOULD BE USED IN CLEANING PRODUCTS
The demand for natural and effective cleaning products is higher than ever before. Sellers and consumers are constantly searching for ingredients that bolster the strength and efficacy of cleaning products. As a result, Orange Terpenes have grown in popularity, and for good reason.
BEWARE: NOT ALL EUCALYPTUS IS CREATED EQUAL
The benefits of Eucalyptus Oil have been well known throughout history. Since the onset of the Covid-19 virus, Eucalyptus Oil’s supply and demand numbers have sky-rocketed. While the benefits of Eucalyptus Oil are undeniable, it is imperative that the correct Eucalyptus Oil is being used. Utilising Eucalyptus Oils that are not up to standard could have detrimental health effects and serious legal ramifications.
THE BENEFITS OF MENTHOL CRYSTALS
Menthol Crystals are derived from the Mentha Arvensis Botanica, also known as Mint, Corn Mint, Wild Mint, and Japanese Mint. Menthol Crystals are a solid constituent of Mint Oil and have a waxy consistency. The Mint Essential Oil is derived from the Mint leaf through the process of distillation. This Mint Essential Oil is then frozen at a temperature of -22 degrees Celsius. The process of freezing the Essential Oil causes it to crystalise, forming Menthol Crystals.
THE EXPERIENCE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: ESSENTIAL SERVICE ORGANISATIONS
Every global citizen experienced Covid-19, the global pandemic that has had a devastating effect on the world financially, physiologically, and psychologically. The specific, organisational, and individual levels of impact and implications of this Pandemic have been dependent on various factors – including location, level of risk, and industry.
FILLING THE HOME WITH THE FRESH SWEET PEA FRAGRANCE
The Sweet Pea Flower offers a fresh and uplifting smell that fills any garden with its calming scent. Naturally, the Sweet Pea Fragrance does for the home what the Sweet Pea Flower does for the garden. Bringing this light, natural, sweet aroma into the environment markedly lifts the energy of the establishment. For this reason, the Sweet Pea Fragrance is a much sought-after ingredient in a wide variety of home fragrance products.
THE VAST BENEFITS AND USES OF ANISEED ESSENTIAL OIL
Aniseed Essential Oil has a strong and clear fragrance which is similar to that of licorice. This Essential Oil has been used throughout history as a medicinal product, due to its wide variety of medical and pharmaceutical benefits. In addition to these medical benefits, Aniseed Essential Oil offers a variety of uses and applications for various industries.
LAVENDER OIL – THE NATURAL INSECT REPELLENT
With the summer months approaching there are lots of wonderful things to look forward to. Unfortunately, the warmer weather often also means that there will be many more insects around. Fortunately, Essential Oils such as Lavender Essential Oil and Citronella Essential Oil function perfectly to repel insects and to keep small animals out of homes.
THE LUXURY OF SANDALWOOD FRAGRANCE
The Sandalwood Fragrance offers rich and warm notes, adding a feeling of luxury and comfort in all of its applications. Sandalwood is derived from varieties of the Sandalwood tree of the genus Santalum. The Sandalwood Fragrance has a large and growing popularity base, and for good reason. This soothing fragrance has a wide variety of applications.
CARING FOR EMPLOYEES DURING COVID-19
The onset of Covid-19 has seen the implementation of various new safety protocols within organisations. These protocols are vital in the fight against the spread of the virus. With the use of in-house manufactured products, Teubes has been able to deliver excellent Covid-19 preventative measures to keep employees and their families safe.
INCREASING DEMAND FOR CITRUS FRAGRANCES
Citrus Fragrances are becoming increasingly popular within various industries. There are various theories around the rise in demand for these fragrances, among the top being the refreshing and energising citrus scent being familiar and thus comforting to consumers. This scent has strong connotations to health and wellness – and for good reason. Within the climate of health concerns brought on by the Covid-19 Pandemic, citrus fragrances bring a calming, healthful aroma and benefits to all products that are infused with them.
CITRUS OILS MARKET TRENDS AND APPLICATIONS
Citrus Oils and Citrus Essential Oils have long been used across various industries for their wide range of applications. These Citrus Oils offer continually increasing uses and benefits. From the Pharmaceutical, to Food and Beverage, to the Cleaning Product Markets, Citrus Oils have consistently been amongst the most popular and sought-after oils.
AN INDUSTRIAL, QUALITY CLEAN THE NATURAL WAY – WITH ORANGE TERPENES
The Covid-19 pandemic has peaked the world’s interest in ensuring environments are clean and sanitary. Combining this with the environmentally conscious social context, the drive for natural solutions (and the resultant reduction of chemicals) is growing exponentially. As a result, cleaning industries are utilising natural ingredients that offer a superior clean. For this reason, many leaders within these industries have been using Orange Terpenes as their main cleaning product ingredient.
THE POWERFUL ANTI-VIRAL PROPERTIES OF TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL
As Covid-19 cases in South Africa continue to rise it is imperative that health and safety practices not only continue but strengthen too. This means that the demand for anti-viral ingredients and products is bound to increase. Strong health benefiting products like Tea Tree Essential Oil are flying off the shelves in the fight against infection.
THE VALUE OF ESSENTIAL OILS
Essential Oils have been sought after and used for various benefits and remedies throughout history. This has deemed them nature’s gift to humanity. From health and beauty to flavours and fragrances, there is an Essential Oil for almost every need.
ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL FOR A TOUCH OF CLASS
This Essential Oil is extracted from the Rosemary plant, scientifically known as Rosmarinus Officinalis, which is an evergreen shrub. Historically, Rosemary has been used in folk remedies and recipes. This tradition has led it to become one of the most sought after aromatic and medicinal essential oils globally.
TRIACETIN FOR VARIOUS INDUSTRIES
Naturally, Triacetin is present in fruits such as papaya. It is also found in cod-liver oil, certain types of fats, and butter. Chemically, triglyceride is produced by acetylation of the three hydroxy groups of glycerol. Triacetin is colourless with a fruity aroma. Reportedly it has been used for more than 75 years with a large variety of uses and applications.
RESTOCK WITH EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE HAND SANITISERS
With the outbreak of COVID-19, Hand Sanitisers (Hand Sanitizers) have seemingly run out of stock in most major stores. While handwashing and social distancing is still the most effective way to prevent the contraction and spread of the virus, the use of a Hand Sanitiser, when hand washing is not possible, is still highly effective. However, for the Sanitiser to be effective it does need to contain a high percentage of alcohol.
THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL
Eucalyptus Essential Oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the evergreen Eucalyptus tree. This tree is native to Australia but is cultivated worldwide. Historically, the Eucalyptus’ health benefits became well known in the 1700s in Australia, when it was discovered that drinking a tea made from the Eucalyptus leaves helped to reduce fevers and health ailments. Reportedly it became known as the Australian Fever Tea.
GET YOUR LEMON OIL WHILE YOU CAN AFFORD TO
Lemon Essential Oil has always been a staple go-to product. It is a highly functional and multi-purpose Essential Oil. Over the summer months, the market has experienced a notable oversupply (when compared to demand) – therefore, we’ve seen a marked drop in prices for Lemon Essential Oil. However, with the approach of the colder months, as well as the current international health crisis, market predictions imply that the demand, and thus supply prices, are about to rise drastically.
THE INS AND OUTS OF ESTERS
As man-made chemical (synthetic) technologies have advanced, Ester products have been developed for various applications ranging from plastics to products for flavouring and fragrancing. Through esterification, the process of chemical synthesis of Esters, products are produced which mimic and enhance those found in nature. Over time, this allowed for the creativity within the flavour and fragrance industry to thrive into what it is today. Esters are an integral part of the flavour and fragrance industry.
FLORAL FRAGRANCES: A BOUQUET OF CHOICES FOR EVERY APPLICATION
Lately it has become very clear that the global interest in Floral Fragrances has been on a steep rise – and there is no wonder why. Consumers and industries alike are delving into a wide range of uplifting and refreshing Floral Fragrances for application in soaps and detergents, among other uses. This is due to the universal appeal of a floral scent, and its astonishingly wide range of applications.
EUCALYPTUS SMITHII ESSENTIAL OIL – THE HEALTH AND BEAUTY INDUSTRY’S BEST FRIEND
Eucalyptus Smithii Essential Oil is the mildest type of Eucalyptus Oil. This Essential Oil is derived through the process of steam distillation of the leaves of the Eucalyptus Smithii plant, which is part of the Myrtaceae plant family, which originates from Australia. The Eucalyptus Smithii’s light and fresh aroma and quality makes it a favourite Essential Oil within the Health and Beauty industry.
REPELLING INSECTS THE SAFE AND NATURAL WAY
The arrival of summer gifts us with many wonders in the natural world. Warm summer days, soft summer rains, exciting thunderstorms, and so many more. Unfortunately, summertime also means needing to find a safe and effective way to repel insects.
NAARTJIE TERPENES AND THEIR USES
Terpenes are similar to essential oils. They are a class of organic compounds that can be extracted from a wide variety of plants and fruits through a process called molecular distillation. Naartjie Terpenes are extracted from Naartjie Citrus Essential Oil. By definition, Terpenes are a group of unsaturated hydrocarbons found in essential oils, derived from plants and citrus.
LEMON OIL FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL CLEAN
Lemon Oil is a wonderfully versatile product with well-known benefits and a wide variety of uses. One of its most popular uses has to do with its strong benefits as a cleaning agent. Lemon as an ingredient has a very long history of being used in cleaning products, and with the amount of advantages it’s no secret why.
WHY LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL SHOULD BE IN YOUR MEDICINE CABINET
Lemon Essential Oil is no doubt one of your most vital pharmaceutical components. Lemon Essential Oil is extracted from lemons through a process of cold-pressing. The distinct health benefits of Lemon Essential Oil make it one of the most popular oils for remedies and treatments. It is wonderful as a completely natural home health supporter.
SOFT CITRUS MANDARIN OIL FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Soft Citrus Mandarin Essential Oil is a firm favourite in many households. This may be due to the fact that this Oil is safe for the entire family. Reportedly, it is safe for children and can be used from the second trimester of pregnancy onwards.
DID YOU SAY ONION OIL? THE BEST OIL YOU HAD NEVER THOUGHT TO USE
When thinking about all the wonderful oils the earth has offered us, Onion Oil may not be the first one to come to mind – but that’s probably just because you haven’t been exposed to the marvelous benefits this Oil has to offer… That’s about to change.
THE GIFT FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN KHAKIBOS GRASS
The well-known South African Khakibos Grass, scientifically known as Tagetes Minuta, offers the wonderful gift of Tagete Essential Oil. This Essential Oil is well known for its rich floral and fruity aroma which has been said to have calming properties akin to that of Chamomile.
NEROLI: NOT JUST A PRETTY PERFUME
Neroli is well known in the fragrance world as a sought-after and popular oil, used in perfumery. This popularity is due to Neroli’s sweet floral aroma of orange blossom, acacia and neroli. This classic scent makes it the perfect ingredient for a wide range of perfumes.
GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL- FROM THE PARADISE OF CITRUS
Grapefruit Essential Oil is extracted through the compression of the peel of the bitter-sweet citrus known as Grapefruit. As an Essential Oil within the citrus oils’ family, Grapefruit Essential Oil has a wide variety of uses and benefits.
PINE OIL – MORE THAN JUST A CHRISTMAS TREE
The wonderful Pine Tree, known scientifically as the Pinus Sylvestris, is one of the worlds most celebrated trees. The symbol of the tree evokes connotations such as warm log cabins and joy filled holiday festivities. But what about Pine Oil?
GARLIC OIL: YOUR BEST FRIEND THIS WINTER
Citrus oils have long been used in the essential oils industry. This is not surprising considering the wide range of citrus available as well as the exceptional benefits oils derived from citrus offer.
Citrus oils have long been used in the essential oils industry. This is not surprising considering the wide range of citrus available as well as the exceptional benefits oils derived from citrus offer.
Camphor Essential Oil is well known by all, even if you didn’t know it by its name, for its medicinal properties. Due to its many benefits in aiding in relieving health ailments, this essential oil is very commonly used as an ingredient in products such as Vicks VapoRub.
MINTY FRESH: MENTHOL CRYSTALS
As their name implies Menthol Crystals are crystals derived from menthol (mint). As the solid constituent of mint oil, Menthol Crystals share many of the Mint Oil’s characteristics, including its signature scent.
Pine Oil is best known for its wonderfully natural scent which induces feelings of relaxation and fosters an atmosphere of calm. Although this is true, and will be elaborated on later, Pine Oil offers many other surprising benefits and uses.
The aromatic flower buds known as cloves are found on the clove tree native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia, and Madagascar. Cloves are well known for their rich fragrance and are often used as a spice. Essential oils are derived from the clove bud as well as the clove leaf.
A wide range of people grew up with older generations preaching to them about the miraculous benefits of ginger, and there is a reason why. As it turns out, this ‘old wives’ tale’ is no myth after all.
Lemon Oil is well known in the market as a highly sought-after oil. The demand for Lemon Oil can be attributed to its wide variety of benefits. These benefits were undiscovered for many years, as initially Lemon trees were only used for aesthetic and decorative purposes, or for the juice of the lemon.
THE TOP FIVE REJUVINATING FLORAL FRAGRANCES
It may be early on in the year, but the general consensus seems to be that energies are waning. The demands of life can be incredibly stressful, leaving you with little energy to tackle the rest of the day, let alone the week. The happy truth, however, is that there is help.
THE BRIGHT FUTURE OF THE GRAPEFRUIT MARKET
Citrus products are well-known for their many benefits and uses. One Citrus that may be a little less well known for use in products, however, is Grapefruit. Yet of late, research has indicated that the general public is catching on to the many wonderous benefits of Grapefruit products, including; reducing stress, rejuvenating energy, stimulating circulation, treating hair and skin, and many applications in the flavours and fragrances market.
Wonderful violet fields of lavender spring to mind when one thinks about this essential oil. Derived from the lavender leaves or plants, usually through steam distillation, this essential oil is yellow in colour and rich in fragrance. As can be expected, the uses and benefits of this oil reach far and wide:
Citronella oil has been proven to be effective as a natural insect repellent. The most obvious benefit of this is that it is a completely natural substance, therefore your family (especially children) is not unnecessarily exposed to harmful chemicals. The lemongrass base of Citronella oil helps to give it its signature scent. The essential oil contains high levels of geraniol, citronellol and citronellal. To help navigate the application of this wonder oil, here is an outline of some of the best options available to you:
Esters are commonly encountered in nature. Each type of Ester has its own qualities and uses, although there are some similarities between them. We have outlined four of our top Esters below:
Reportedly Acetaldehyde can be considered as one of the most important aldehydes. As a result, it is produced on a very large scale in the industry. This is due to its wide variety of uses and functions.
Citronella Oil is well known in Eastern Countries for its ancient medicinal properties. It has been used for centuries in countries such as China, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. This Oil is derived from an Asian grass plant called Cymbopogon Nardus, and combines the scents of citrus fruits, cinnamon and wood. Its benefits are wide and far reaching.
By Frances Wright
Flavours and fragrances add depth and wonder to our experience of the world. Reportedly, research has indicated that apart from the well-known benefits – such as helping to deodorise and strengthen domestic and cosmetic products – flavours and fragrances have a profoundly positive impact on our psychological wellbeing as well.
THE MANY BENEFITS OF LEMON SOAP FRAGRANCE
By Frances Wright
The powerful benefits of Lemon Soap Fragrance are becoming increasingly well known within the cleaning sector’s commercial market. As the green and eco-friendly movement continue to gain momentum, clients are seeking out natural properties within their cleaning products to promote ongoing sustainability.
WHY SASSAFRAS OIL REQUIRES POLICE CLEARANCE: HANDLE WITH CARE
By Frances Wright
Sassafras oil is a powerfuland effective essential oil, extracted from the dried root barks of sassafras abidum through the process of steam distillation. When used properly, Sassafras holds many unique benefits.
RISING DEMAND FOR EUCALYPTUS OIL
By Frances Wright
Eucalyptus oil is obtained from the leaf of the Eucalyptus tree. Oil suppliers across South Africa fervently produce and promote Eucalyptus oil due to its popularity in the commercial market for its healthcare benefits. As a result Eucalyptus oil is of the higher ranking African essential oils.
DEFYING THE DROUGHT WITH INCREASED CITRUS PRODUCTION
By Frances Wright
Citrus oil continues to be a popular commodity within the South African commercial essential oils market. The vast health benefits of these essential oils have become increasingly known. South Africa produces a very large variety of citrus fruits from plantations around the country.
Figness Mashele is one of The Clive Teubes Group’s geranium growers and has proven to be an outstanding mango farmer. Teubes is assisting Figness with the expansion of his distillation facility.
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