Essential oils are distilled from flowers, leaves, bark and nuts of plants and trees. Their properties have  been proven with their usage through the years. They are used in situations of stress, nervous tension, as first aid.

Also in skin diseases and problems. Each essential oil contains the ingredients of the plant in high concentration, therefore they need attention during their use and of course they need to be mixed with base oil or water.

 Yoy will find in our stores :

Ways to use essential oils
Massage oil: 15-30 drops in 50ml of base oil
Bath: 10 drops (also for foot baths and hand baths)
Warm compresses: 10 drops in half cup water
Inhalation: 10 drops on a tissue or half a bowl of hot water.
Mouthwashes, gargles: 3 drops in a glass of water (well shaken)
Tea: 2-3 drops on a tea bag to make 3-4 cups of tea
Fresheners: 7-8 drops of essential oil in evaporator.

Essential oils

  Biological essential oils made from cretan herbs

  The Cretan ground is a herbal paradise. Studies reveal that Crete has one of the richest ecosystems in Europe. The appropriate climatic conditions and soil quality has developed a large number of medicinal and aromatic plants many of which are endemic, i.e. plants that exist only in Crete.The cretan herbs are the following.

   Also essential oils made from:


   Essential oils for massage

   Essential oils, apart from some cases are never used undiluted. For this reason we have to blend mixtures of cretan herbs-based essential oils, with almond oil in order to enjoy their beneficial properties combined with a delightful massage.



Oil for muscular pains


A mix of thyme , eucalyptus and mint essential oils, blended in almond oil. Acts as muscle relaxant and relieves muscular aches.

Oil for sensual massage
Aphrodisiac massage oil with jasmine, rose, vanilla, cinnamon, sandalwood and ylang-ylang. Enriching the almond oil with precious essential oils from flowers and adding a few drops of the intense aromas of cinnamon and sandalwood, creates a strong love potion that stimulates the senses.

Oil for a relaxing massage

A blend of essential oils – ylang-ylang, lavender and geranium dissolved in almond oil for a soothing massage

Massage oil against cellulite

A blend of Rosemary, Juniper, Cypress and lavender essential oils dissolved in almond oil. Ideal for combating cellulite.

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