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Want to know what we grow and why we use them? 9 of our fabulous ingredients.

Updated: Mar 21, 2021


Our Home-Grown Herbs, Plants and Fruit

Listed alphabetically, not by order of importance as all have their unique properties.


Garlic


Garlic (Allium Sativum) is a plant widely used across the globe in cooking and traditional medicine.

Garlic is high in nutrients such as vitamins B6 and C, manganese and phosphorus. It is well known to boost the immune system and is said to help reduce the length and severity of the common cold. Garlic is also said to help reduce blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and may help reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

We use garlic in our:




Grapefruit


Grapefruit (Citrus Paradisi) The use of grapefruit on the skin can provide excellent anti-ageing benefits, as it can help promote the production of collagen and fight off free radicals. Grapefruit is also known as an astringent and can help exfoliate the skin.


Grapefruit is also naturally high in nutrients, such as vitamins C and A, potassium, thiamine, folate and magnesium. When ingested, these nutrients may help boost the immune system, protect against inflammation, and may help prevent insulin resistance.

We use grapefruit in our:




Lavender


Lavender (Lavandula Spica) is a family of flowering plants native to Africa, Asia and Europe, thriving throughout the Mediterranean. Lavender acts as an anti-inflammatory, helping reduce swelling and puffiness. Lavender's antioxidants help protect skin from free radicals, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

When ingested, lavender is known to assist with digestive problems, such as bloating and nausea. Lavender is also extremely well known as a relaxant and is widely used to help with stress and anxiety.

We use lavender in our:




Lemon


Lemon (Citrus Limon) are rich in vitamin C, which can help boost the immune system. The vitamin C found in lemons may also help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, and encourages the production of collagen to keep skin looking youthful. The antiseptic qualities of lemons can be useful in exfoliation to remove dead skin cells.


Lemons also help to improve the absorption of iron from other plant sources, which may help prevent anaemia. In addition, the plant compounds found in lemons are known to help lower cholesterol. We use lemon in our:​



Lemon Balm


Lemon balm (Melissa Officinalis) is a plant belonging to the mint family and is native to the Mediterranean area. Lemon balm has been used for centuries in medicine, cooking, body care, and to attract bees for honey production.

Lemon balm can help reduce stress and anxiety and is well known to aid relaxation. Lemon balm also has antiviral properties, can assist with improving stomach and intestinal symptoms, and may reduce symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. ​ We use lemon balm in our Vegetable Booster.








Mandarin


Mandarin (Citrus Reticulata) being high in vitamins C and E and other antioxidants can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines by fighting off free radicals. Mandarins can also be helpful with skin cell and tissue renewal, helping heal blemishes and keeping skin looking youthful.


​ As mandarins have a high vitamin and nutrient content, ingestion can help with cholesterol problems, can help support a healthy immune system, and its anti-spasmodic properties can assist with stomach cramps and vomiting. We use mandarin in our:




Orange


Orange (Citrus Sinensis) is extremely high in vitamin C, which is known to help produce collagen and keep the skin looking youthful. Oranges also contain citric acid, which is known for its exfoliation properties and aids skin regeneration.

Due to the high number of vitamins and antioxidants found in oranges, oranges are also known to assist with blood pressure, heart health and may lower the risk of stroke. We use oranges in our:



Parsley


Parsley (Petroselinum Crispum) is a flowering plant that is widely used over the globe but native to the Mediterranean area.

Parsley is naturally high in antioxidants, such as vitamins A, C and E, which are well known to fight inflammation, improve eye health, and support bones and heart. Parsley is also known to aid digestion and reduce bloating.​

Vitamin C helps keep skin looking youthful by plumping the skin and reducing the appearance of wrinkles, by boosting collagen production. We use parsley in our:



Rosemary


Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) is a herb of the mint family. It is native to the Mediterranean area and thrives when grown by the sea. Rosemary is excellent for mature skin, as it can help stimulate blood circulation, skin cell renewal, and collagen production. Its anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce puffiness and swelling. Rosemary is known to aid digestion, boost cognitive performance, and boost immunity. It is also well known for its calming and anti-depressant effects.

We use rosemary in our:




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Cheers, Mikki