Friday, October 31, 2008

Promotion of Tea Tree in aromatherapy

Enthusiastic believes tea tree essential oil is an antiseptic and they always use it for fighting germs. It has also been used for treating cuts, minor burns, athlete’s foot, and insect bites. Some claim it can also be used for treating bacterial as well as fungal infections, wound infections, gum infections, acne, head lice, eczema, vaginal candidiasis (a yeast infection), colds, pneumonia, and other respiratory illnesses. There is much evidence available that the tea tree oil can treat the bacterial infections.

Household cleaner now started using Tea Tree Oil in their formula because it is being promoted that the tea tree oil is an alternative for the products having cancer-causing chemicals, such as formaldehyde.

Tea tree oil can be dissolved in water for using it in full potency. There are many goods available in market having tea tree oil as a major ingredient like ointments, creams, lotions and also soap. Tea Tree Oil is often sold in amber glass bottle because light may affect its potency due to Oxidation. When one is using the same to treat skin infections or fungi, the oil must be properly diluted wit any good carrier oil like almond or jojoba. The oil is also found in deodorants, shampoos, soaps, antiseptic first aid creams, cosmetics and household cleansing products.

There is only condition to take the Tea Tree Oil internally is, to mix it with any intake approved vaporizer formula so that the vapor can be inhaled. The oil is sometimes used in mouth wash for treating canker sore or other bacterial infections.

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Sunday, September 7, 2008

Agarwood and divinity

Agarwood Oil is known to several communities since ancient time. There are so many uses according to people trust and believe. In China it is accepted as a medicine for stomach problems, skin problems and high blood pressure. Chinese monks always carry the wood of OUD for burning it during there meditation.

The community of India is used it dueing their prayer of GOD , especially in Muslims. Commercially it is used for making Shamama Natural Perfume, which is highly used in Burning and also for massage purposes.

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Monday, August 11, 2008

Pure Agarwood Oil

Agarwood (also called Oudh ), I already described in so many posts in my blog. It is very mysterious and rare incense costly more than the 24 carat gold and precious than it too. If you put both things in front of a real enthusiastic perfumer, he/she will choose Agarwood because it is one of the best choice of Natural perfumer. Gold have no worth in front of Agarwood (Oud).

The glory of Pure Agarwood oil is known since several centuries. People of many tribes are distilling or extracting the real Oud incense. It is being rare due to less availability of distill able wood but government of Assam State is now executing the actions of wild agarwood quarterly.

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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Spice Oil trends

Oleoresins are the flavour extracts obtained by the solvent extraction of the ground spices.
They have aroma of spice and possess the attributes which contribute to the taste such as
pungency. All the spices contain essential oils in varying proportions which can be extracted
by steam distillation. India is one of the leading producers of spices and instead of exporting
raw spices, it is advisable to export value-added products.

PRODUCT
2.1 Applications
The oleoresins and spice oils are preferred because of their microbiological advantages,
uniformity in flavour and pungency, easy to store and transport. They have several
applications like in the preparation of beverages, soup powders, confectionary, curries,
noodles, sauces, canned meat etc.
2.2 Compliance and Quality Standards
Compliance under the PFA Act is mandatory. ISI has specified quality standards vide IS
5832 & 7826 of 1975.

MARKET POTENTIAL
Oleoresins and spice oils have large domestic as well as export markets. They are consumed
by a broad spectrum of manufacturers like confectionary, noodles, beverages, sauces, canned
meat, soup powders, curries, poultry products and so on. Most of the end use industries are
growing steadily and demand is bound to increase. With increasing preference for quality
products, use of spices is rapidly replaced with oleoresins and spice oils. Exports of these
processed products, instead of raw spices, would also result in considerable value addition.

The Major Spice Oils are : Cumin Oil , Aniseed Oil, Coriander Oil, Black Pepper Oil

Oud Oil Supply, Agarwood

Oud (Or Agarwood, Aloeswood etc) is now making its appearance in western market, People are now making perfumes, skin care as well as aromatherapy formula using Oud. Due to its high lasting property say 12 hours making it ahead from other essential oils. It is not just an essential oil, it is very precious like Gold. special fungicide tree allow us to make the resinous liquid of Agarwood oil or oud oil. The 100% pure oud oil is become solid in room temperature below 25 degree centigrade.

The Supply of agarwood oil (100% Pure) is ensure and the Aquilaria species trees are all over Assam , Nagaland, Manipur and Arunanchal Pradesh regions of India. The supply is quite ensured but sometimes, due to natural imbalance like high rainfall make it little costly. But still the pure agarwood is costing round around $ 20000 USD /kg to $ 350000 /Kg. Their are many grades available for oud oil like firs distilled Agarwood Oil which is also called superior grade agarwood oil.

It is highly selling and 100% GLC tested agarwood oil.
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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Bulk Essential Oils demand in asian market.

Essential Oils are become very special in these days as everywhere the FMCG ( Fast Moving Consumer goods) are becoming very popular. The western aromatherapy is moving towards Asian market in result, the Asia is becoming the largest buyer of Essential Oils and Absolutes.

Due to market position and currency weakness , US is now tending towards his own products instead of importing in bulk quantities of essential oils. Brand building, Customized products making, beauty care and skin care products are having so much popularity there. But in Asia, large oil trading and high quantity purchase is getting boost. Now a days, Asia is becoming No.1 in import of essential oils and India is one largest essential oil exporter and importer now a days. There is a new awareness of certified Organic Oils, Kosher , Halal certified oils etc are produced by Indian organic farmers and producers. In result, the new era of Organic Products is tacking place.

For getting information about Indian organic oils , please refer to: Organic Oils

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Essential oils and baby care

Essential Oils are now very popular in baby care products. But there many quality guild lines which apply over the formulations and blends. The formula should be same like the adult but the dilution with a good carrier oil is necessary like Almond and Olive carrier oils. For pregnant women or baby , use only the one -third the amount of essential oils required in similar formulas for adults. But It is compulsory to take the advice of any good registered practitioner before using.

Essential which are useful for mother and child are as follows:
  1. Chamomile Oil
  2. Jasmine Oil
  3. Spearmint Oil
  4. Sandalwood Oil
  5. Neroli Oil
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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Agarwood Oil - The Different Grades

Agarwood Oil (Aloeswood ) is the gold of Assam, India and famous for its Mystical Fragrance comes from insecticidal wood. The insect make some fungi over wood and the place where fungi occur collected by using special knives and then put it into the water tank for 2-4 months for maturity and then used finally for distillation purposes.

How can we differentiate the grades of Aloeswood Or Agarwood Or oudh ?

The Grades are basically depend upon the area from where the wood is collected and also it depends upon the time of maturity. The Aloes wood with having good insect fungi and collected from Imfall, Nagaland State India is the superior grade and costing very much. We usually say it Grade A with liquid like appearance. Grade A- II is from rest wood which didn't used for first distillation. Grade C, D from the wood of Arunanchal Pradesh State, Grade E, F is from Assam State of India. The E and F is from immature wood of Aloeswood and it is costing lesser than other grades.

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Sunday, August 3, 2008

Rose Oil

Since ancient times, rose has been used for several therapeutic purposes. Now, the Rose Oil is highly demanded from the several big pharmaceuticals of South East Asia and due to special demand from the countries like Japan and South Korea, we well planned to doubled our production to compete with Bulgarian distiller ( whose season is gone out now ) and to provide better product this time.

As everybody knows that Bulgarian Rose Oil is one of the top selling rose oil from Europe but now , Indian supplier of Rose Oil put their leg on to the path of Bulgarian manufacturers. One thing is important from technical point of view, the Indian Rose Oil have less Methyle Eugenol and Iso Eugenol which is becoming prohibited into cosmetics in developed countries. But for Rose Oil and tea tree , the association give some relaxation for the oils which have these isolates naturally but the upper limit is 3% for Methyle Eugenol and 2.5 % for Iso Eugenol.

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Essential Oils and Special Therapies

As one can see the posts of this Blog for review and uses of several essential oils products but there are many therapies in which the essential oils are highly used. Raindrop therapy is one of the famous among them. Gary Young, was the founder of this technique in USA at 1980s. By and by the time goes, researchers and aromatherapists make some good amendments and make it more powerful than before.

In this technique, they hold up the hands towards the light and breath heavily and feel as the air with great energy is going from nose to the spinal cord and healing the whole body. As soon as the time goes, they started feeling healthy and all of there bone and spinal problems was resolved. Some of this technique's practitioners are claiming that by using this technique several chronic illnesses be alleviated within weeks or months. According to me, it is also possible because I believe in it and also feel the same using this technique.

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Essential Oils and Plants

Some people think that plants material emit the essential oils but the real thing is the essential oils are the main stream running behind and plant , every plant have its own properties and uses for human being but every human being trying to demolish the plants due to their own interests. Why peoples are doing this ? The major reason is greedy behavior Or money making behavior of us. The veins of human being is carrying the blood , the essential for body and plants are also carrying what are essential for them. Nature provide us the plants for existence of human being and we develop the new idea to distill the plant and extract the real organism from it.

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Friday, July 25, 2008

Organic Certified Essential Oils

Essential Oils are vital elements of Plants. They considered to be vegetable hormones and they are extracted from varying part of the plant. As Example, Sandalwood Oil extracted from the tree, Neroli Oil extracted from the orange blossoms etc. True essential oils are very expensive to produce because distillation and extraction if very labor-intensive work.

Essential Oils appears in large quantity in the leaves of plants than they do in the petals. It is requiring above 400 Kgs of Parsley or thyme to produce 1 Kg of Essential oil. We we moved to essential oils extracted from petals, the quantity required multiplied by 10 times, so 4000 Kgs of rose petals are required for extraction of 1 Kg Rose Oil. Around 6 Tons of Orange blossoms to produce 1 Kg of Neroli Oil.

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Monday, July 21, 2008

Sandalwood - traditional medicine

The heartwood of the sandalwood tree, volatile oil from the wood and roots and the seeds are used as medicines.
Ayurvedic medicine
In Ayurvedic medicine the wood can be ground up with water to form a paste. The paste has a cooling effect on the body and can be applied to the foreheads of people with fevers. The paste is also sometimes mixed with coconut water and taken as a drink to decrease thirst. An infusion of sandalwood powder made with water or rose water is used to treat headaches, scorpion stings, dry skin, dermatitis, psoriasis, prickly heat and other inflammatory skin conditions. It has also been used to treat warts and forms of skin cancer. Clinical trials are being carried out to investigate this.
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This sandalwood is collected from Mysore was used as a medicine.

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Sandalwood oil and supply

Sandalwood Oil is highly used in Skin care and cosmetics. But now a days, people are thinking to replace it with other substitute because of short supply but it is still available with us. Now Sandalwood Oil is distilled from actioned wood that is precious and available in bulk quantity but the major drawback is the high pricing. But one who know about the qualities of Sandalwood Oil, buy in bulk quantities from us.

Sandalwood oil is available in following packing,

1) Sandalwood Oil (East Indian Santalum Album ) - 1 Kg, 5 Kg, 25 Kgs
2) Sandalwood oil (Cosmetic Grade ) - 1 Kg, 5 Kg, 25 Kgs

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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Certified Organic Essential Oils Supplier

The Certified Organic Essential oils are guaranteed for its purity and non adulterated and non insecticidal behavior. In India there are 1470 farms which are organic but Indian is 3rd largest agriculture harvesting area of the world. People here now becoming familiar with organic products and now tending towards it. Some years back people of Indian had misconception about organic products but now by and by everything is being settle.

The firm Organic Essential Oils is doing cultivation as well as distillation of Certified Organic Essential oils in association with Shiva Exports India.

They are also sourcing Organic certified oils around the globe by directly traveling there for insuring the quality, making relationships with distillers and growers. We met with several hundred people who are engaged in Essential Oils products directly and indirectly.

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Friday, July 18, 2008

Organic Ginger Oil - Zingiber officinale

It is highly used in Food flavoring as well as aromatherapy. It obtained by steam distillation, CO2 Extraction of Zingiber officinale Rhizomes. Ginger is a multipurpose essential oil that is very useful for reducing inflammation. In a massage oil or liniment, its heating action relieves pain from arthritis or sore muscles, menstrual cramps, and headaches. Ginger stimulates both appetite and poor blood circulation and relieves nausea and motion sickness. It also acts as a sexual stimulant. Ginger reduces drowsiness and irritability and jump starts the brain to keep concentration and mental energy high.

Ginger oil is well suited to help ease colds and flu, nausea, motion sickness, morning sickness, muscle aches and pains as well as poor circulation and arthritic pain.

Its warming qualities are good to use for feelings of loneliness and winter depression, and its energizing properties make it a good aphrodisiac.

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Jasmine Oil production in India

Jasmine oil is vesting produced in many areas of India but the primary location is South India's Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala state of India. The most preferred method is Solvent Extraction and Carbon Di Oxide extraction (CO2). But the cheapest way is to produce using Solvent. But due to high opposition of petroleum Hexane, people now started to produce using Ethanol which is an alcohol and very risky to catch fire.

We (Shiva Exports India) , Is producing 100% Organic Ethanol extracted Jasmine Oil Ex Jasminum Sambac and Ethanol Extracted Grandiflorum. We also offer Hydro Distilled Jasmine Oil Ex Jasminum Sambac.

USES:

  1. Jasmine Oil is highly used in perfumery, skin care and aromatherapy.
  2. Many Natural perfumes are now based on our Hydro Distilled Jasmine Oil ( Jasminum Sambac)

Jasmine Oil is not only increasing the glory of India but also giving us a room to work more on Organic , Non Pesticide products.


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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Sandalwood Oil - 100% Pure

Supplying Sandalwood Oil

Sandalwood oil is highly used in perfumery, skin care and cosmetics. It has vast uses and application. It is one of the previous in all essential oils and base oils because of its availability and difficulty in distillation and harvesting. In India it is available in wild areas of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamilnadu etc. Although it is availble throughout the India.

Due to high demand and uses, we (Shiva Exports India) again started the manufacturing of Pure Sandalwood Oil from government auctioned wood. Our production capacity is 50 Kg per week but may vary time to time depending upon the availbility and yield from the wood. Many state giverments are doing action of Sandalwood (East Indian) for distillation of Essential Oils for local consumption in India and for exports.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Jasmine Grandiflorum Absolute

It is the specific variety named "Chameli" in India. The Grandiflorum species is more common in Jasmines, it is well know to the westerns as well as Europe. It is also found in Egypt. The Jasmine Gradiflorum is having very sweet and floral note and high fixativity after Tuberose.

People are being confuse between Jasmine Grandiforum and Jasmine Sambac but the default jasmine is Jasmine Grandiflorum. One should specify clearly the name of both with botanical name before purchasing. In South India, it is highly used in ceremony, gift etc. But the commercial uses are the dried flower exports and absolute manufacturing.

The pure Jasmine Grandiflorum is dark brown.

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Monday, July 14, 2008

Shamama - a true natural essence

Shamama is becoming a powerful soft Natural Perfumes among westerns people. The manufacturing practice is quite difficult and we will have to stock of hundreds of Himalayan herbs, native flowers to apply on to Sandalwood Oil.

The herbs, used by us are 100% wild and after application over sandalwood oil, it become more powerful and left its medicinal properties into Shamama. The people of Gulf demand it in very bulk quantities for application into Skin Care, As a perfume and also as a burning oil.

The true Shamama Attar Or Shamama Perfume is costing over $ 1200 USD to $ 5000 USD /kg depening upon the quality and material used during development.

There are many types of Shamama are available in the market.
1) Ambari Shamama - Shamama having top note of Amber
2) Sandalwood Shamama - Sandalwood Based Attar
3) Shamama 960
4) Shamama 112
5) Shamama (Oud Based) Or Agarwood Shamama
6) Musk Shamama
7) Shamama J

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Wholesale Lavender oil

Lavender Oil is one the most famous essential oil of the world. Lavender has been used since the time of the the ancient Romans in soaps, perfumes, powders and pillows. Lavender essential oil is used to treat inflammation, sunburn, respiratory problems and headaches. The essential oil of lavender is soothing, cleansing and re freshening.

Many people appreciate lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) for its aromatic fragrance, used in soaps, shampoos, and sachets for scenting clothes. The name lavender comes from the Latin root lavare, which means "to wash." Lavender most likely earned this name because it was frequently used in baths to help purify the body and spirit. However, this herb is also considered a natural remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia and anxiety to depression and mood disturbances. Recent studies bear out years of anecdotal evidence showing that lavender produces calming, soothing, and sedative effects.

Lavender is native to the mountainous zones of the Mediterranean where it grows in sunny, stony habitats. Today, it flourishes throughout eastern Europe, Australia, and the United States. Lavender is a heavily branched short shrub that grows to a height of roughly 60 centimeters. Its broad rootstock bears woody branches with erect, rod-like, leafy, green shoots. A silvery down covers the gray-green narrow leaves, which are oblong and tapered, attached directly at the base, and curled spirally.

The oil in lavender's small, blue-violet flowers is what gives the herb its fragrant scent. The flowers are arranged in spirals of 6 to 10 blossoms, forming interrupted spikes above the foliage.

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Saturday, July 12, 2008

Industrial Perfumes

Industrial Perfumes are basically used for Bulk Cosmetic manufacturing such as Creams, Powders etc. They are also very much used in Agarbatti ( Incense Stick ) fragrance making. Today , the Industrial perfumes have very vast use and bulk demand as well.

The companies of India as well as china is the bulk consumer of Industrial perfumes, Its compounds.

There are many industrial perfumes are available in the market.

Lavender , Rosemary, Spike, Oakmoss, Ambrette, Rose, Jasmine, Tuberose, Kewra etc so many smells are not tending toward the industry for bulk manufacturing.

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Friday, July 11, 2008

Dill Seed Oil - Anethum Graveolens Linn - Uttar Pradesh, India

Pharmacopoeia dill oil, obtained from the seeds of Anethum graveolens is used in pharmaceutical preparations under the name of oil - Anethi. The oil from Anethum sowa is now recommended by pharmacopoeias as it has a higher specific gravity, low optical rotation and lower carvone content. Beside, it contains a constituent known as dillapoil (heavier than water) which is reported possess toxicity.
The seeds of 17 stains of the plant were procured from different countries of the world, such as Hungary, Bulgaria, USA and USSR in 1973 and raised and multiplied subsequently.

The strain obtained from Armenia ( USSR ) gave best performance under the climate conditions of UP state, India, with regard its growth , yield of seeds (1200 Kg per hectare) and percentage recovery of the oil (2.6%).

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Natural Attars

Natural Attars are basically produced by using Hydro Distillation of flowers or herbs on to Pure Sandalwood Oil (East Indian Santalum Album) . Generally western world think over attars with wrong feelings as attars are just the blends. But actually attars are so pure and so natural then any other formulated natural attars.

We(Shiva Export India) is always prepare the true attars using special techniques. Use copper stills, copper receivers and have trained employees to yield good attars.

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Sandalwood Oil (Santalum Album ) - difficulties

While the South Zone Forest Departments Council Meeting on Sandalwood here on Wednesday with the participation of the Principal Chief Conservators of Forests and other senior forest department officers from the States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka pleaded for the enactment of a uniform legislation by the three States to curb smuggling of sandalwood and Red Sanders, the meeting also brought to focus the need for the enactment of an all-India legislation to control the smuggling of the precious forest produce.

One of the concerns emerging from the meeting was that the Centre was yet to enact a legislation despite the fact that a draft legislation was submitted by the State Governments to the Government of India almost 15 years ago. The draft proposals pointed out that the smuggling of sandalwood and Red Sanders has increased by leaps and bounds and has threatened the very existence of the crop, in addition to the social and economic evils it has generated in the country.

While sandalwood was confined to the States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, even in these States, there was no uniformity regarding the legal status of trees on private lands, extraction, transportation, possession and sale. Sandalwood is in demand both within and outside the country for various products such as sandalwood oil, agarbathies, dust and chips, incense, carvings and other handicraft articles, besides medicine.

Sandalwood trees also grow in private lands and therefore it was felt that any legislation will have to be comprehensive, so as not to put the private growers under any kind of harassment or disincentives to grow and protect the trees in their private lands. There are sandalwood oil distilleries in several States, which do not have sandalwood trees. Therefore, the bulk of the distillation in these distilleries is being done with the help of smuggled sandalwood, since sandalwood purchased in the open auction was too costly to be distilled, and it yielded only four per cent of oil.

Similarly, the main trade in sandalwood within the country is in the hands of private persons who engage themselves in obtaining the smuggled sandalwood in addition to the wood obtained from the government depots. In some States, possession of sandalwood is not an offence, and there are no rigid transit rules as well. In other States, no licence is required from the State Government for the purpose of starting or renewing distilleries. Export of sandalwood is permitted in the form of chips whose average weight is 50 gm and less, and there is no ban on export of other commodities like handicrafts, carvings and sandalwood oil.

Sandalwood as a commodity is very handy for being smuggled in view of its high price and physical manoeuvrability to carry them in various forms. A few kg (pieces) of sandalwood that are carried fetches a very good price.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Government will soon introduce in the Assembly a Bill to ban sandal oil extraction in the private sector in the State, Minister for Forest Benoy Viswom has said.

Addressing a seminar on `People and Forests,' organised by his department here on Wednesday, the Minister said the State had already obtained the required clearance from the Union Government to go ahead with the legislation. Simultaneously, the Government would set up a sandal oil extraction unit in the public sector to put to use the sandalwood collected by the Forest Department from the reserve forests of Marayur in Idukki district, he said.

Mr. Viswom said the department was working on the formalities connected with declaring the forests surrounding Silent Valley National Park as its buffer zone. This was necessary to ensure the long-time viability of the national park, he said.

"The buffer zone is a firm commitment of our Government," he said. Referring to the ongoing encroachment of revenue land in Munnar and adjoining Mankulam, Mr. Viswom said the best way to check the encroachers was to bring such areas under the ambit of the forest conservation laws.

Reserve forests


The Government was seized of the need to declare as `reserve forests' such areas resumed from Kannan Devan Company and vested with the Revenue Department. He said the notification for this would be issued "within a matter of few weeks."

"If we neglect the encroachments in this region any longer, Munnar will be finished. The senseless manner in which development is going on in this area would destroy Munnar's climate. Armed with fake title deeds, encroachers are systematically taking over large tracts of land with exceptional ecological significance around this hill station. Our Government has the political will to stop it," the Minister said.

Inaugurating the seminar, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan reiterated his Government's commitment to conservation.

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Attars of kannauj (India)- from inner perspective

Kannauj is an ancient place which had a name of "KanyaKubja " , hundreds of years ago during the kind King "Harshwardhana", kannauj was the Capital of India and also famous for Natural perfume making since then. It is know by following names over here "Attar" , "Itra" and "Sugandhit Tel (Fragrant Oil)".

The Kannauj had its name in Perfume making, my family was engaged in perfume making since 1850 around ( No exact date is known) but we have seen the Degs (copper stills) and Bhapkas (receivers) since our childhoods. We know the methods, we know the quality assurance , we know the truth in between foreign synthetics and our pure attars. ( I will do discuss more during more blog postings later from our inner perspective)

The most common Attar we are making are , Rose Attar, Kewra Attar, Champa Attar, Chameli Attar (Jasmine Attar), Bela Attar ( Sambac) and many more.

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Mukhallat Attar - A long lasting essence

According to the general perspective, the natural Attars are not so much long lasting in comparison with Synthetic preparations. The major thing in attars are the way of manufacturing, method of distillation and combination of several smells into one.

There are several types of Attars, such as Single Note Attars (Rose, Kewra, Champa, Bela). Perfumes, such as Shamama(All types), Mukhallat , Majmua etc.

Here we will discuss about Mukhallat Attar. What it is actually? Mukhallat is a Arabic world , means the mixture of several floral essences such as Rose, Saffron, Bela, Genda etc. But we used special natural things such as Musk Ambrette Oil Or Musk Dana Or Ambrette Seed Essential Oil for giving long lasting smell , Costus Root Oil for earthy note , Agarwood oil for more consistency.

Jasmine Auriculatum Absolute

General Description & Origin: The Jasmine Auriculatum is one of the rare and unique smelling flower of Jasmine family. It is growing only in North India. Highly used in development of unique development of jasmine perfumes, jasmine creams.

Extraction: The Jasmine Absolute Oil is produced using the below steps.

  • First the journey starts from concrete making which is made by using solvent extraction, after which the absolute result by saperation of alcohol from the concerte.
  • The Waxes and Other impurities are extracted by using the freezing point operation.
  • We are also doing Hydro Distillation of Juhi flowers. It is called "Ruh Juhi". For more details and prices, please feel free to contact with Wholesale Essential oils
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India’ role in the Agarwood trade

India was previously the centre of a thriving industry and trade based on agarwood. Products produced and traded included wood, chips, powder and oil, being used mainly for perfumes, incense, and medicines (including Ayurvedic). Prior to the 1991 export ban on wood and wood products, Mumbai served as the main exporting centre to Middle Eastern countries. Agarwood harvested from north-east Indian States, predominantly Assam, was taken to Hojai in Assam where it was processed into chips, dust and oil. Importers and exporters previously supplied traders in Mumbai and Calcutta, primarily with Assamese agarwood, but suppliers have largely shifted their base to south-east Asian countries, particularly Singapore, owing to the scarcity of Indian agarwood.
Traders interviewed reported that the decline in the trade started 15-20 years ago, coinciding with the decline in the availability of high quality Indian agarwood. Even with the decline in trade, however, there is still an agarwood chip, oil and powder processing industry in India. North-east India continues to dominate India’s agarwood processing industry, with Assam and particularly Hojai still playing a major role, and Mumbai being the main location from which agarwood is traded and exported.
According to Heuveling van Beek and Phillips (1999), Indian importers buy many tonnes of low grade agarwood powder for distillation purposes. Many large processing units are located in Assam, Chakrabarty et al.(1994) reporting that a total of approximately 200 agarwood oil distilleries operated in the towns of Hojai, Islamanagar and Nilbagan in Naogaon district in 1993. The number of distilleries in current operation is unknown, but interviews conducted suggested that there are currently far more processing units in Assam than in 1993. Unconfirmed local enquiries suggest that there may be more than 1500 processing units in Hojai alone, although, according to available information, the Industry Department has issued licences to only 29 (unlicensed processing units are presumably operating illegally).

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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Rose Oil India

We SEI (Shiva Exports India) have expertise in making Rose Oil ( synonym : Ruh Gulab, Attar of Rose , Attar Gulab, Rosa Damascena, Rose Damask etc). We are well know among world community as a distiller and exporter of Rose Oil Ex Rosa Damascena.

Rose Oil is highly used in skin care, Aromatherapy blends, tobacco industry, pan masala industry ( mouth fresheners ) , and also in Natural Perfumer industry. According to the studies, it has 200+ components and some are very rare and precious for human being. The people of India is so much using the rose flowers for worship, ceremonies and also for decorations.

There are many types of rose flowers are available in India but oil comes from Rosa Centrifolia and Rosa Damascena.

Season : February - April ( Winters )
July - September ( Rainy )

Rosa Damascena require humidity and water for get good oil content in it.

The specification parameters are :
Specific gravity: 0. 854
Referective index: 1. 460
Optical rotation: -2
Active content: 27. 27% rodiol
10. 17% nerol
25. 51% geraniol

We are only dealing in 100% Pure and Natural Rose Oil.

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Agarwood Plantation in Assam

Agarwood Oil is highly used in perfumery industry as it have very long lasting smell. The Aquilaria genus contains some 15 species of evergreen trees which grow to 120 ft. (40m). The trees are found growing in the low and medium altitude primary forests of Southeast Asia. The trees sometimes become infected by a parasite fungus or mold and the tree produces an aromatic resin to ward off this infection. It's this rare and precious aromatic resin in the wood that is treasured around the world for incense use.

Family: Thymelaeaceae

Synonyms: Agarwood, aloes, lignin aloes, jinko, jinkoh, oud, ood, chuwar, agallochum, eaglewood, kyara

Origin: Malaysia, Indonesia, India, China, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia

Parts Used: heartwood, roots

Aroma Description: many various types: rich, woody, sweet, sour, hot, spicy, floral, balsamic, cool, elegant, etc.

Emotional Attributes: meditation, prayer, relaxation, cleansing/purifying, creativity

Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy

Culinary Uses: used to flavor curries in Malaysia and India (Assam)

Medicinal Attributes: a long history of use in Ayurvedic, Traditional Chinese and Unani medicine to treat mental illness, relieve spasms, fevers, digestive and respiratory disorders, etc.

Element Association: Water

Magical Associations: spirituality, healing, protection, dreams

Astrological Association: Scorpio

Planetary Association: Sun

Season: Winter

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Geranium Oil India

Geranium Oil is steam-distilled from the leaves, stalks, and flowers of various plants in the Pelagonium genus. Perfumers favor the so-called Bourbon variety, which is made from Pelargonium roseum grown in the central highlands of Madagascar and on Reunion Island. The Bourbon variety, is heavy, olive green, and richer than other geranium oils.

It has rosy, slightly sweet, minty fragrance and an uplifting effect. Its rosy aroma comes from Geraniol, an isolate of Geranium Oil, in leaves. This alcohol is found in higher concentration in Pelargonium roseum than in other pelargonium.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Bergamot Oil

A tree of the citrus family to 30 feet which is similar in appearance to Bitter Orange aka Seville Orange (C. aurantium), but with wider leaves and a more aromatic rind on the fruit. Both Neroli oil from the flowers, and Bergamot oil from the rinds, are obtained by distillation.

Extensively cultivated in southern France and Italy for a long time, it is believed the orange blossom as a symbol for marriage originated there.

The name BERGAMOT is shared by unrelated perennial plants of the Monarda species.

PART USED: Flowers, ripe fruit peel.

RELATED SPECIES:
BITTER ORANGE (Citrus aurantium ssp amara): The peel is CONTRAINDICATED with stomach or intestinal ulcers; NOT given to children (possible toxic effects); NOT with ultraviolet or sun therapy (increased photosensitivity).

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Jasmine Sambac Absolute


Jasmine Sambac Absolutes is one of the powerful and long lasting absolute from India. It is obtained by using Solvent Extraction of Jasminum Sambac flowers. The pure absolute is quite rare and can also find with the manufacturers who are doing direct extraction from concrete.

In south India it is also called "Moonlight of the Grove" and "King of flowers"

Today, in India, Jasmin sambac continues to hold a very important place in the culture of flowers which thrives throughout the country. In fact, it may hold the central position. The center for growing plants on a commerical scale is around Madurai in Tamil Nadu States. Near the sacred city of Rameshwaram, seedlings are cultivated on a large scale for distribution to farmers throughout the state. It is said that the soil conditions and climate, coupled with the sacred aura of the holy city are responsible for the high quality of the plants coming from there. One gentleman who is a major jasmine broker told from that area told us that he daily sells 10-15 metric tons of the fresh flowers which are provided by over 2000 farmers. The peak season for harvesting the flowers is from March-July with smaller amounts produced in August/September and January/February. It is such a volatile market that the price of flowers can be as low as 15 Rupees per kilo and as high as 500. In India there are several auspicious times for marriages and during that season the flowers fetch the highest prices. He told us that the flowers are not only destined for cities in Tamil Nadu, Karnatika, and Kerala States but are air shipped to Bombay and New Delhi as well as oversea to places like Dubai.

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Sunday, July 6, 2008

Aromatherapy Essential Oils

Aromatherapy Need : Everybody know that every medicine have its own side effects because it can not prepare to heal the particular area but it prepare to make an environment to heal the cause. The Aromatherapy, which is very common in western world is now spreading all over the world.

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Aromatherapy utilizes pure, natural, unadulterated aromatic essences, called essential oils and hydrosols, that come from botanical material. These substances can have a broad range of therapeutic effects and actions on the body.

Many of us probably already use essential oils in our daily lives. Most toothpastes and mouth washes contain essential oils, as do some personal care products and perfumes. There are even some baked goods that are made with essential oils. Aromatherapy, however, refers to the therapeutic use of essential oils and hydrosols for health purposes.

Since aromatherapy uses essences derived from plants, it is a botanical therapy, or plant therapy. Other examples of botanical therapeutics include homeopathic remedies, herbal preparations, and flower remedies.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Agarwood Oil India

Agarwood, aloeswood, eaglewood, jinkoh, gaharu are names for the world’s most valuable incense. This resinous material is produced by tropical rainforest trees and has been used for centuries as incense and in traditional medicine. In the past, old growth Aquilaria and Gyrinops trees were indiscriminately cut to find the resin (usually hidden within the center of only a few old trees). Today in many countries of Southeast Asia where the tree was once native, it has become very rare due to increased harvesting. The resinous wood or oil extracted from the inside of some trees is extremely valuable since it is highly regarded for use during Buddhist and Islamic cultural activities as well as an important ingredient in many traditional medicines. It is also an extremely important component in traditional Japanese incense ceremonies. Although most people in the United States and Europe are not familiar with this aromatic resinous wood, its use as incense (called aloeswood) is mentioned several times in the bible. People in the United States, Europe and other countries that have had the opportunity to smell the fragrance of this extraordinary incense find it very appealing and pleasant.

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Monday, June 30, 2008

Modern evidence for the antiseptic powers of essential oils

Towards the end of the19th century, the first acknowledged research to prove the antiseptic properties of essential oils was that undertaken by Chamberland ( 1887). This was followed early in the 20th century by Cavel's research into the individual effect 35 essential oils on microbiology cultures in sewage. The most effective oil in terms of the quantity required to render inactive 1000 ml of culture was found to be thyme (0.7 ml) . Two other well-knowb oils showing high efficacy were sweet orange ( 1.2 ml, 3rd) and peppermint ( 2.5 ml, 9th). The antiseptic power of several oils now been proved to be many times greater than that of phenol. Certain essential oils have also been shown to be effective against different bacteria, e.g. lemon, which is one of best in its antiseptic and bactericidal properties, neutralizing both the typhus bacillus and staphylococcus aureus in a matter of minutes. Cinnamon kills the typhus bacillus even when diluted to 1 part in 300.

Historical use of essential oils

Plants ad their extracts have been used since time immemorial to relieve pain, aid healing, kill bacteria and thus revitalize and maintain good health. Many books have now been written on aromatherapy, its history usually being included in more or less detail. Suffice it to say here that, although the word itself was not coined until this century, the distilled extracts from plants - the essential oils - have been employed by humankind for countless years in religious rites, perfumery and hygiene. Cedar wood oil, know to have been used by the Egyptians for embalming and for hygienic purposes 5000 years ago, was probably the first 'distilled' oil to have been produced although the process used is open to speculation. Both the lavender plant and its essential oil were used by the abbess Hildegard of Bingen as early as the 12th century, and by the 15th century it is thought that essential oils of turpentine , cinnamon, frankincense , juniper, rose and sage were also known and used in perfumes and medicines by the beginning of the 17th century.

How the brain process odor ?


Odor are the effect of volatile molecules that float through the air , rushing through our nosttrils as we inhale. There are three stages in the process of smelling. Fragrance begins with the reception of odor molecules, which as they are inhaled, bind to the olfactory epithelium ( receptor cells that contain, in all, some 20 million nerve ending ). Odor transmission occurs when a message is fired to the right and left olfactory bulbs, located above and behind the nose at the base of the brain, each about the size and shape of the small Lima bean. At this point a variety of cells and neurons interpret, amplify and transmit the message to the limbic system.


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Sunday, June 29, 2008

Essential Oils for Healing

Essential Oils are used for healing purposes since ancient times. The ancient people were use the plant and herbs for direct application and for direct healing but by and by they realize that the soul is inside the plant material. This idea put the foundation of Essential Oils Extraction and Distillation.

Essential Oils are extracted from plant , shrubs, seeds, trees, roots and grasses. These oils contains the essential life force of particular plant.

To fully understand Aromatherapy and its effects, we must arrive at the basic understanding of physiological process: how the olfactory apparatus works, how essential oils are absorbed in the body.

The basic ideas are:
  1. How the brain process odor.
  2. Essential Oil Absorption through skin.
  3. Fragrance and health.
  4. Olfactory deprivation
  5. Odor and Eros
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