0844590072 or 0834098309 sales@essentialherbs.co.za Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 5.00pm in Durban North or Pinetown; Saturday: 6.30-11.30am at Shongweni Farmers Market Stall H11; Sunday and Public holidays: Closed

A Blessed Christmas and an abundantly happy 2014…

We wish all our customers, friends and family a blessed Christmas and a happy 2014. Please note that we will be closed from Monday 23rd December and we re-open on Monday 6th January. Here is a little Christmas gift from us to you. xxx. Dance and have a little fun on us.

Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela 1918-2013

Hamba Kahle Tata (Go well father) “I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment” … Continue reading Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela 1918-2013

We are at the ECR House & Garden Show…Look in the Homegrown Design Section

We are busy setting up for the show which starts on Friday 27th at 10am. It goes through to 7 July at 8pm. We will be giving away 2 complimentary tickets tomorrow-Wednesday 26th, and another 2 tickets on Thursday 27th. Just send us a message on our facebook page, telling us what we will be … Continue reading We are at the ECR House & Garden Show…Look in the Homegrown Design Section

Adverts that appear with our posts….Apologies…

Hi everyone. It has been brought to my attention that all the articles that we post have adverts attached them. Unfortunately we are not able to do anything about this as our website is attached to WordPress which is a free website. The reason that we like using this site is because the features are … Continue reading Adverts that appear with our posts….Apologies…

Christmas time with essential oils…

No matter where in the world we live, there are certain scents which remind us of Christmas. Some of us in the South are blessed to live close to countryside where fir and pine trees grow, giving off their wonderful fresh scent. Or we have been privileged to have a real live pine tree in … Continue reading Christmas time with essential oils…

Thieves Oil…What a name for such a helpful, versatile synergistic oil…

A Story: Thieves Oil comes from research about four thieves during the 15th-century plague who used cloves, rosemary, and other aromatics to protect themselves while robbing plague victims. The Four Thieves Vinegar. Perfumers by day, robbers by night. Four men made a concoction of herbs and essential oils in a base of vinegar and would … Continue reading Thieves Oil…What a name for such a helpful, versatile synergistic oil…

Distilling Essential Oils…The Distilling Process…Part 2 of the inspiring journey…

For our demonstration, the farmer had prepared 7 kgs of the Lemon Tea Tree for distilling. Firstly, he prepared the still. Then, he filled the 'pot' with the leaves and the process began. After a little while, the water and oils begin to trickle out of the still into a prepared bottle. Within an hour … Continue reading Distilling Essential Oils…The Distilling Process…Part 2 of the inspiring journey…