Pure Indigenous Cape Snowbush Essential Oil 10ml
- Eriocephalus Africanus
Common Indigenous Names
- Kapokbos, Wilde Roosmaryn (Afrikaans)
- Wild Rosemary (English)
This small multi-branched shrub has clusters of small hairy silver leaves and dense white flowers and fluffy white seedtufts, hence the ‘snow’
(‘kapok’ – Afrikaans) name. It grows mainly in the Namaqualand, Western and Eastern Cape.
It has traditionally been used as a diuretic to treat oedema and stomach ailments by the Khoi and early Cape settlers. It is commonly believed to have sedative qualities, act as a relaxant and as a mood enhancer.
Quirky Indigenous Uses
- To stimulate hair growth
- Letting go of negative emotions
- Addictive personalities
Harvested on farms that have Organic Certification from German certifying bodies – CERES & BCS-Oko Guarantee.