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|Common Name||Botanical Name||Origin||Quantity||Price / ADD TO CART||Comments|
|Cajeput is known for producing a sensation of warmth and quickening the pulse. Crushed leaves and twigs of this tree have been applied directly to relieve aches and pains. It has a sweet, fruity middle note, and dries out softly. It's a great addition to your henna paste, whether on its own or in combination. (organic, steam distilled)|
|Cardamon||Elettaria cardamomum||Sri Lanka||10 ml||$15.00||Cardamom is a warm and wonderful spice oil. Think Chai. Great for all manner of digestive disorders and whenever its warm and sweet presence is called to give body. Sweetens the fragrance of other oils. (steam distilled)|
|Clove Bud||Eugenia carophyllata||Madgascar||10 ml||$8.00||Often noted for toothache, clove is analgesic and antiseptic. Good for digestion and where warmth is needed. Dermal irritant so use with care. (organic, steam distilled)|
|Eucalyptus Polybracta||Eucalyptus polybractea||Australia||10 ml||$10.00||Commonly known as Blue Mallee, this is the principal species of eucalypt used for essential oil harvest in Australia as its 1,8-cineole level is over 90%. (organic, steam distilled)|
|Frankincense||Boswellia frareana||Oman||5 ml||$15.00||Also known as Olibanum, this is the oil for meditation, for slowing down the heart and bringing calm. Frankincense was used by the ancient Egyptians as part of their burial rituals. (gathered*)|
|Geranium||Pelargonium roseum||Egypt||10 ml||$18.00||Geranium should be called the balancing oil, as that is how it manifests itself. Useful for most conditions relating to women, geranium is also a diuretic and detoxifier. This is a beautiful floral note to balance out more astringent oils. (organic, steam distilled)|
|Lavender||Lavandula angustifolia||Bulgaria||10 ml||$12.00||Lavender is such an exceedingly useful and delightful herb...And this is our basic lavender workhorse--affordable, functional and beautiful. This oil is used mostly for it's fragrance; it has relatively low terpene levels compared to others. (organic, steam distilled)|
|Niaouli||Melaleuca quinquenervia||Australia||30 ml||$15.00||Another member of the Melaleuca family. Sweeter and more fruity than cajuput or tea tree, niaouli is also a good anti-microbial oil. (wild crafted; steam distilled)|
|Australia|| 5 ml
|Ravensara||Ravensara aromatica||Madagascar||10 ml||$12.00||This is a very aromatic ravensara, that smells a bit anise-like. It's an excellent anti-microbial oil and generally considered safe for most skins. (Ecocert organic**, steam distilled)|
|Tea Tree||Melaleuca alternifolia||Australia||10 ml||$10.00||This is one of the most widely used oils in aromatherapy, great all round antimicrobial with lots of empirical data to back that up. Especially excells as an antifungal--athlete's foot, etc. Always appropriate. (Demeter organic***, steam distilled)|
* Gathered - collected in the wild, in moderation and in pollution-free areas, often on land certified as organic by Ecocert.
** Ecocert - The International Organic Certification is a European organization which certifies farms throughout the world as organic according to their very high standards verified objectively through multiple inspections. Genetically modified or engineered plants are prohibited under Ecocert.
*** Demeter - Plants that are not only completely organic but are also from farms which maintain a healthy and diverse ecosystem and support a broad ecological perspective which includes the earth as well as cosmic influences and rhythms of which the earth is a part. Genetically modified or engineered plants are prohibited under Demeter.
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If not entirely satisfied with a product please return it within 30 days of purchase and Maison Kenzi will refund your money or exchange the product. Shipping charges are not refundable. Henna powder must be kept in a cool, dark place in a sealed bag or container; Maison Kenzi is not responsible for any defect resulting from improper storage of your henna. Maison Kenzi stands behind its products; our henna is air-shipped from Morocco to guarantee maximum freshness and thus, its staining ability. Our artists use the same henna powder that we sell on the site. Because henna is a natural product some variation can be expected from crop to crop but we always test the powder to make sure it is up to our high standards. If you are having a problem with the henna powder, please email us and we will try to help you out. Sometimes you may have to change your recipe or your methods to get your paste perfect, and we will help you in any way we can.