Rosa DamascenaDiscovered in Turkey, the Damascus rose was praised in Syria for its elegance and the finesse of its scent. During the rosebush’s intense blooming season, its display an exquisite corolla of petals... From China to Persia, and Euro..
The tomato, a berry of the Solanaceae family, is one of the most popular fruits in the world. Few people know that it was first grown in South America, and that its name comes from the Inca “tomalt”. Sweet and fleshy, whether in the fruit basket..
Origin:Absinthe or common wormwood (Artemisia absinthium L.) is a perennial shrub native to continental, temperate zones in Europe, Asia and North Africa. Known since Antiquity, its medicinal use is recorded in Ancient Egypt in the Ebers Papyrus (bet..
Origin:Native to the eastern U.S., the acacia, or black locust tree (Robinia pseudoacacia), has lush, cool green foliage, flat pods that hold their seeds and clusters of sweet, cream-coloured flowers. Named by Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus in honor ..
Native to South Africa, the fragrant geranium is distinguished from the common geranium by its strong perfume. Today, there are over 400 species of Pelargonium in the world, each has its own texture, colour and fragrance. Although Pelargonium are flo..
Origin: Native to the flooded landscapes of Amazonia, the giant waterlily (Victoria amazonica) is a fascinating perennial water plant. A member of the Nymphaeaceae family, it can grow up to five metres wide, with white or pink flowers reaching a d..
After the rain, mist rises from the plains in an earthy haze and humus. Damp ferns, sprouts and meadows… Under the green sun, already draining the storm, they surrender their herbaceous vapors to the passing wind.Balmoral is the royal summer residenc..
Incense, Myrrh, Oriental WoodsHeeley perfumed candles are made in France according to the highest standards from a blend of traditional and vegetable wax with a woven cotton wick. Each of the unique perfumes in the collection has been developed speci..
A tree of the Pinaceae family, the cedar first grew in the atlases of North Africa. Light and sturdy, cedar wood is a favourite of carpenters and cabinet-makers.Its natural fragrance makes it a good insect repellent, and the Egyptians used its resin ..
The Cypress tree is an evergreen tree from the Cupressaceae family: a slender conifer, it can reach 40 meters in height. Its name is derived from the Greek mythology in which Cyparisse, Telephus’ son, was turned into a cypress by Apollo. Recognisa..
In its aromatic citrus garden, the sunny Cyrnos villa welcomed the flamboyant upper crust of early-20th century high society. Queens, poets and artists met in the shade of fig trees and parasol pines. They enjoyed a fabulous view and the easy life so..
With a touch of tea and vetiver, ornated with crumpled mint leaves and eucalyptus, this clever scent confuses the mind. Sharp and expansive, it opens us to the magnetic field of the Dada movement, to the artistic dizziness and surrealist experiences...
In a hotel of Havana, under the fixed sun of the Revolution : the fierce and partisan overtones of leather and tobacco meddle with the paneling’s waxen silence. In the cool dimness, fawn grimaces shimmer along with the smoke of cigars and the barrels..
Green Leaves, Fig, CedarwoodHeeley perfumed candles are made in France according to the highest standards from a blend of traditional and vegetable wax with a woven cotton wick. Each of the unique perfumes in the collection has been developed specifc..
Orange Blossom, MuskHeeley perfumed candles are made in France according to the highest standards from a blend of traditional and vegetable wax with a woven cotton wick. Each of the unique perfumes in the collection has been developed specifcally and..