There are over 2,500 species of Palm - Coconut Palm can bear fruit for up to 60 years! These fruits can be harvested without clear cutting forests annually. Practicing ecological principles with renewable perennial resources.
Cocos nucifera - Mature coconuts are harvested and dried. Copra is the dried coconut meat that is cold pressed for oil then hydrogenated to create a solid butter. Widely used in cooking, baking and the making of natural body care and cosmetics.
If you eat and bathe with coconut than you may know the plentiful health benefits it has! The high fatty acid content transfers to a great candle wax base.
This here is Bergamot - a citrus native to Calabria, Italy. One of many lovely extracts we work with in our candle making. Rich essential oils offer a variety of therapeutic properties that harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit - these plant extracts come from a labor intensive process using flowers, seeds, sap, root, bark or leaves.