Sweet Almond Organic Cold Pressed Oil - 100ml
Sweet Almond Organic Cold Pressed Oil - 100ml

Sweet Almond Organic Cold Pressed Oil - 100ml

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Enjoy this oil to create and formulate your own beauty and wellness rituals at home. A great companion for essential oils, this organic carrier oil (or base oil) is used to dilute pure essential oils to support their use on the body. It is full of goodness for your hair and your skin, and being organic and cold-pressed it retains more of the plant nutrients than heat or solvent extracted oils and is free from pesticides and synthetic fertiliser residues.

Sweet almond is a vitamin rich, odourless oil with skin soothing properties making it ideal for regenerating and moisturising dry and sensitive skins. It also makes a good base for massage blends.

Extracted from fruit of the prunus dulcis tree (almond) sustainably cultivated in Morocco. Bottled in Ireland. Comes in a blue glass bottle with screw on polypropylene #5 lid.

For best results use within 24 months of opening.

100ml.


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ORGANIC

Certified organic by the Irish Organic Association.

 

SUSTAINABLE

This oil is produced using ingredients from sustainable sources. Whenever possible, the brand will source essential oils that are organic certified and/or fair trade certified.



RESPONSIBLY SOURCED

The Nature of Things only source from producers who have a genuine passion for distilling top quality oils and have a proven record of sustainable practices. These producers work hand in hand with their communities to protect the environment and support their local economies.

 

INGREDIENTS

100% pure virgin cold pressed oil of prunus dulcis (sweet almond). Approximately 50% oil can be extracted from each almond.


About the Brand
The Nature of Things is a brand that celebrates the best quality natural oils and shares the potential of their life enhancing features. The company was founded by Benoit Nicol in 2018, however Benoit's love affair with essential oils and their benefits started many years before that.

Growing up in Brittany, Benoit began working with a French producer of natural extracts and that opened his mind to the wonders of the world of natural oils. He moved to New York and for over 20 years he worked with two of the best producers of natural oils in the world. Their vast global network of farmers and distillers taught him about the importance of the terroir, where to yield the best oil from aromatic plants, the best time to harvest, how to prepare for extraction, the art of distillation and how to define what is a quality natural oil. The best ‘noses’ in the business taught him how to smell, how oils can live together and how they can make you feel, while scientists and aromatherapists taught him the positive effects the oils can have on your health and wellbeing. He learnt that each oil has a unique story and – perhaps even more importantly - he learnt what 'good' smells like.

In 2017 he moved to Dublin, and this life change provided him with the opportunity to start his own business. Having noticed how the market was flooded with underwhelming oils he knew there was an opportunity to use everything he'd learnt - from the farmers, the distillers, the ‘noses’, the scientists, the creatives and the market – to create a brand that celebrates the best quality natural oils and share the potential of their life enhancing features. And so The Nature of Things was born.

All of the oils are imported from different parts of the world, directly from producers, and are bottled in The Nature of Things workshop in Ireland. They only source from producers who have genuine passion for distilling top quality oils and a proven record of sustainable practices. Their producers work hand in hand with their communities to protect the environment and support their local economies, and the priority is always the long term impact on the environment and the communities, and the viability of the activity.

The Nature of Things is committed to support organic farming and is a certified member of the Irish Organic Association - the main organic certification body in Ireland. Being a member means that they support organic farming, which is a clean approach to agriculture, devoid of the use of synthetic pesticides and fungicides and others that can be harmful to the local ecosystems and pollute our soil and water systems. Organic certification provides that guarantee to consumers.

Whenever possible, the brand will source essential oils that are organic certified and/or fair trade certified, whatever the cost. But quality and sustainability will come first as they are committed to offering the best essential oils from the most trusted suppliers.

The Nature of Things is a proud member of 1% for the planet, a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions through annual membership and everyday actions. They advise on giving strategies, certify donations and amplify the impact of our network.

1% of total revenues every year goes to environmental causes, with focus on the support of organisations that are protecting biodiversity, creating vast reserves of land where animals and plants can thrive.

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