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    Organic Rhododendron essential oil

    While this decorative shrub displays its abundant colourful flowers in our gardens, another species of Rhododendron also grows at high altitudes in the mountainous regions of the Himalayas, in Nepal. An emblematic plant of this country, its leaves and fresh flowers have been traditionally used there since ancient times. Its essential oil offers a refined and complex fragrance, a very subtle mixture of floral, fruity and acidulous notes.

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    Quality Botanical family: Ericaceae Latin name: Rhododendron anthopogon Other names: Sunpati Origin: Nepal Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Distilled part: Flowering tops Production method: Steam distillation Quality: 100% pure, natural and chemotyped Olfactory notes: fruity, acidulous, delicately sweet, herbaceous, woody Main constituents Monoterpenes: alpha-pinene and alpha-thuyene (31%), beta-pinene (13%), limonene (7.85%), cis-beta-ocimene (4%) Sesquiterpenes: beta-caryophyllene Our opinion A rare, very original essential oil with a fabulous, unique fragrance that makes us travel! Precautions for use • Not to be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women or children under 3 years of age. • For external use only. • Risk of allergy (limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use). • Avoid contact with the eyes. • Keep out of reach of young children. • Store away from heat and light.

    Calm & soothing
    Respiratory comfort
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