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Essential Oils

Essenza by Agar™

Introduction

Essential Oils are concentrated volatile liquids obtained when a plant part or whole plant is distilled. They usually carry the scent of the plant and possess properties that make them useful across several industries such as aromatherapy, cosmetic care as well as alternative health solutions

Essenza by Agar™ line of Essential oils are certified organic or in the process of being certified. Some are processed by AGAR (Frankincense, Sweet Myrrh), by our Kenyan partners (Cedarwood; Wild Basil; Leleshwa; Lippia; Tea Tree, Lavender, Geranium, Rosemary, Lemongrass), our Rwandan partners (Eucalyptus) and imported from Madagascar (Ylang Ylang) ltaly (Peppermint), Zanzibar (Clove Bud) and Uganda (Citronella) together with Lemon Eucalyptus.

Palmarosa (also from Uganda) – will be available in the market soon!

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Essenza by Agar™ line of Essential Oils

Frankincense

(Boswellia Neglecta)- Indigenous Kenyan species

Frankincense is one of the most sought after essential oils and is The king of essential oils with numerous benefits having been used extensively in traditional cultures for many thousands of years for its powerfully uplifting and clarifying effects on the body and mind. It’s one of the strongest anti-septic and anti-inflammatory oils and is widely used in cosmetics as an anti-aging agent

Sweet Myrhh

(Commiphora holtziana)

Traditionally, Sweet Myrrh was used as a fragrance, for embalming bodies by Egyptians, as food flavouring, for treating wounds. Today, the essential oil is highly valued and used to set a tranquil mood and quiet the mind, as a muscle relaxant and prevent the appearance of wrinkles and scars and strengthening hair roots

Lavender

(Lavandula angustifolia)

Lavender essential oil is the most popular with a calming balancing scent and is used for health, skin care and theraputic benefits. It is believed to have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressing and sedative properties ;which can help to heal minor burns and bug bites, treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness.

Geranium

(Pelargonium graveolens)

It is a beautiful type of oil with a lovely rosy smell that is said to trigger happiness, desire and love thus can be used to set good moods. Geranium essential oil is recommended for hormonal balancing, treating skin imperfections, strengthening hair follicles and repelling ticks.

Eucalyptus

(Eucalyptus globulus)

Eucalyptus essential oil is used to treat a variety of common diseases and conditions including nasal congestion, asthma, skin remedy and as a tick repellent. The oil is most known for helping respiratory functions and its therapeutic benefits on the skin, sore and painful muscles.

Citronella

(Cymbopogon Nardus)

Citronella is commonly used as natural mosquito repellent all over the world. It has a floral, citrus-like aroma and possess antifungal, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antibacterial, antidepressant, diuretic and insect repelling properties which makes it great for improving general health of skin and hair as well as treating insect infections.

Ylang Ylang

(Cananga odorata)

Ylang Ylang essential oil is used to alleviate stress, relieve pain, reduce inflammation, improve mood, and enhance libido. in aromatherapy due to its peace promoting property and fresh sweet scent In addition, is said to act as a natural insect repellent, promote wound healing, and diminish the appearance of scars when applied to the skin.

Tea Tree

(Melaleuca alternafolia)

Tea tree essential oil is a versatile and popular oil for its multipurposity, mostly used treating acne because of its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. It’s also thought to calm redness, swelling, and inflammation.

Clove Bud

(Eugenia caryophyllata)

Clove bud was used over 2000 years ago in the Indian Ayurvedic medicine. It is popular as a muscle reliever, breath freshener and king or oral care and widely used in dentistry, a great immunity booster, promoting blood circulation and prevents appearance of wrinkles and hair fall.

White Frankincense

Essenza White Frankincense – (Boswellia Carterii) From Somalia, Conventional Certification.

Rosemary

(Rosmarinus officinalis)

Rosemary essential oil is particularly a strong oil for brain power acting as a relief for depression and memory lapses. It is also amazing for hair growth and skin toning.

Peppermint

(Mentha piperita)

It is a versatile oil with mutiple uses and applications across the cosmetic, cleaning industry and in aromatherapy. It’s used to soothe nausea and other stomach issues, increases alertness before a long meeting and cool overworked muscles, as a decongestant, headache relief and tackle symptoms from premenstrual syndrome(PMS).

Lemongrass

(Cymbopogon flexuosus)

Lemongrass essential Oil has many potential health benefits and is popular in aromatherapy to help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. It also serves as an amazing cleanser for the skin.