Weeping Cypress Wood essential oil is unique in the fact that it’s a superior distillation of only Cupressus funebris wood. Excluding leaves and twigs in the wood’s distillation, the smokiness of this harmonious wood oil is noted in its first soothing whiff. Weeping Cypress, also known as Chinese Cedarwood, is commonly used in high-end spas and saunas in Asia for lending its ambient zen-like aroma to penetrate the minds and soften the senses.
Himalayan Cypress or Bhutan Cypress, this unique essential oil is distilled from aromatic heartwood wildcrafted from Cupressus torulosa trees in Vietnam. Cupressus torulosa trees reach for the sky growing to a height of 145-150 feet in the high altitude rocky terrain of the North Mountains of Vietnam.
Betel leaf is the one who plays a role in promoting the body health. This leaf belongs to Piperaceae family, which includes pepper and kava. It is commonly consumed by Asian people as betel quid or in paan, with Areca nut and/or tobacco. Betel in Vietnam called “La trau” and it is used widely from […]
Ginger is a flowering plant in the family Zingiberaceae; its root is widely used as a spice, and it has been used in folk medicine for thousands of years. Due to its digestive properties, ginger is an integral part of Asian cuisines. Most commonly, it’s added to meals, including meat, because of its ability to aid digestion. Ginger root and ginger essential oil are gaining popularity for their preservation and flavoring capabilities.
Castor oil is a vegetable oil obtained by pressing the seeds of the castor oil plant (Ricinus communis). The common name “castor oil”, from which the plant gets its name, probably comes from its use as a replacement for castoreum, a perfume base made from the dried perineal glands of the beaver (castor in Latin). […]
Tung oil or China wood oil is a drying oil obtained by pressing the seed from the nut of the tung tree (Vernicia fordii). As a drying oil, tung oil hardens (dries) upon exposure to air. The resulting coating is transparent and plastic-like; a property which is exploited in most of its applications such as wood finishing, as well as in the composition of oil paints and printing inks.
Gum Turpentine Oil (Pine oil) Items Gum Turpentine oil Commercial alpha pinene Appearance Transparent white liquid Transparent white liquid Density at 15 Deg.C 0.856 0.856 Alpha pinene content 47-50% 75-80% Beta pinene content 1.0% min 1.0% min Refractive index at 20 Deg.C 1.46 1.46 Acid 0.7 – 1.4 Mg KOH/g 0.7 – 1.4 Mg KOH/g […]
There are two types of benzoin gum used in incense and perfumery, benzoin Siam and benzoin Sumatra. Benzoin Siam is obtained from Styrax tonkinensis, found across Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Benzoin Sumatra is obtained from Styrax benzoin grown on the island of Sumatra. Both varieties are anti-pathogenic resins, which are exuded from the tree when it is damaged.