Black Seed Oil

Black Seed Oil

Black seed oil, that oil of many names with a pungent taste, scent and ability to heal the body! I’ve known about black seed oil for many years and have ordered from many different sources over the years. Recently I ordered black seed oil from a new source as my...
A Pressing Matter

A Pressing Matter

When writing the Power Of the Seed several years ago my research lead me to the food industry as a source for finding new and unusual oils. Particularly intriguing was the idea of raspberry seeds and raspberry oil. Little did I know at the time, that not far from...
One Plant Two Oils

One Plant Two Oils

Recently I was able to put my hands on the most beautiful cherry red sea buckthorn oil from one of my suppliers. I was finally able to see and experience the difference between the two oils of sea buckthorn. It is one of the oils I find fascinating because, sea...
Dattier du desert, Balanites

Dattier du desert, Balanites

A wonderful oil, new to the west, and another treasure from Africa, Dattier du desert is one of the finest oils for the skin that I have worked with. Known by many names, its Latin binomial, Balanites aegyptiaca identifies the tree but its numerous common names...
Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

is it the best oil for skincare? Seriously, coconut oil has got an amazing PR account going on its behalf, up there with Volkswagen or Apple. Within the last month I counted over 30 uses for coconut oil in a dozen different blogs including titles like “why...