Ingredients from A to Z

 
Apple tree - Pyrus malus

Description:The apple tree is a fruit tree of the Rosaceae family which comes from Asia Minor. It is cultivated worldwide for its fleshy fruit, the apple, which can be found in ve...
 
Apricot tree - Prunus armeniaca

Description:Originating in Mongolia, the apricot tree is a fruit tree of the Rosaceae family which thrives in hot climates. The fruit is juicy with a velvety skin. The pit contain...
 
Arnica - Arnica montana

Description:Belonging to the Asteraceae family, arnica is a perennial herbaceous plant originating from the mountainous areas of southern Europe and Russia. Crushing the fresh flo...
 
Atlas Cedar - Cedrus atlantica

Description:Atlas Cedar is a tree native to the mountainous regions of Morocco and Algeria. It is a tree of noble appearance, looking much more majestic and imposing than other sp...
 
Bitter orange tree - Citrus aurantium var. amara

Description:This small fruit tree with a rounded shape belongs to the Rutaceae family. It flowers twice a year, in April-May and September-October. The pure white flowers are very...
 
Borage - Borago officinalis

Description:Borage is an annual herbaceous plant of the Boraginaceae family. The plant reaches a height of 20 to 60 cm and is covered with stiff white hairs. It originated in the ...
 
Calendula - Calendula officinalis

Description:Calendula, or garden marigold, is an annual herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family. Its flowers last almost year-round and have the particularity of closing at nigh...
 
Camomile - Anthemis nobilis

Description:Camomile is a perennial herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family. It measures 10 to 30 cm in height and has hairy stems. At their summit are the floral capitula, scen...
 
Celosia - Celosia cristata

Description:Celosia is an annual plant belonging to the Celosia genus of the Amaranthaceae family. Native to tropical Africa and Latin America, it can grow to a height of up to 1 ...
 
Chestnut tree - Castanea sativa

Description:The chestnut is a majestic tree of the Fagaceae family. Its leaves are pointed with large saw-toothed edges. It produces burs covered in spikes each containing 1 to 3 ...
 
Common sage - Salvia officinalis

Description:Common sage is a sub-shrub of the Lamiaceae family whose leaves have a velvety feel, being coated with woolly hairs. The entire plant emits a powerful aromatic odour, ...
 
Common Selfheal - Prunella Vulgaris

Description:Common selfheal is a widespread, creeping perennial that grows on lawns, on grassy roadsides or in light woodlands. It belongs to the Lamiaceae family. Its flowers are...
 
Cotton - Gossypium

Description:The cotton plant can reach a height of up to ten meters in the wild. However, when the plant is cultivated, its height is limited to 1-2 meters, so that picking the co...
 
Cypress - Cupressus sempervirens

Description:Coming from Asia Minor and belonging to the Conifer family, the cypress is a tree that is widespread mainly throughout the southern Mediterranean. Its leaves are persi...
 
Echium (Purple Viper’s Bugloss) - Echium lycopsis

Description:Belonging to the Boraginaceae family, this annual or biennial plant measures between 20 and 60 cm. It has a stem with soft hairs which bears flowers in a funnel. Origi...
 
Eucalyptus - Eucalyptus globulus

Eucalyptus  - Eucalyptus globulusDescription:This evergreen tree belongs to the Myrtaceae family. With an average height of 30 m, it can reach 100 m in Australia. It is ...
 
Evening primrose - Oenothera biennis

Description:Belonging to the Onagraceae family, this biennial plant bears pale yellow flowers, often sweet-smelling. Each flower blooms for just one day, fading in the evening.Tra...
 
Everlasting - Helichrysum italicum

Description:A very aromatic, typically Mediterranean plant, everlasting belongs to the Asteraceae family. The entire plant is covered with a white, woolly down. Coated with leaves...
 
Gentian - Gentiana lutea

Description:The yellow gentian is a mountain plant of the Gentianaceae family. A large robust perennial herb, it can live for 50 years and takes 10 years to flower for the first t...
 
Grapefruit tree - Citrus paradisi or grandis

Description:A fruit tree measuring 7 m in height, grapefruit belongs to the Rutaceae family. Its fruit attains the size of a melon, with a smooth skin, and a yellowish-green colou...
 
Hundred-petalled rose - Rosa centifolia

Description:Belonging to the Rosaceae family, this spiny shrub measures 50 cm to 1 m in height. The roses are always very full with an impressive number of petals. In bright pink ...
 
Ivy - Hedera helix

Description:The ivy belongs to the Araliaceae family. Originating from Europe and western Asia, it is a vine which forms rambling or climbing stems of indefinite size. Exceptional...
 
Lavender – AOC Lavender - Lavandula angustifolia

Description:Lavender is a shrub of 20 to 60 cm belonging to the Lamiaceae family. The term of controlled origin [appellation d’origine contrôlée] is only grante...
 
Lavender Butterfly - Lavandula stoechas

Description:Butterfly lavender is a small shrub of Mediterranean origin that belongs to the labiatae family. With a twisted main stem and erect branches covered with a grayish, sc...
 
Lemon balm - Melissa officinalis

Description:A perennial herbaceous plant of the Lamiaceae family, lemon balm may be confused with the nettle, but produces a pleasant lemony smell. Originating in the eastern Medi...
 
Lemon verbena - Lippia citriodora

Description:Belonging to the Verbenaceae family, lemon verbena is a perennial plant cultivated for its leaves with their beguiling perfume. Originating from South America, it can ...
 
Linen - Linum usitatissimum

Description:Cultivated linen is an annual herbaceous plant of the Linaceae family. Its root is thin and its stem straight, slender and fragile. The fruit is a pointed capsule cont...
 
Macadamia - Macadamia ternifolia

Description:The macadamia is a tree of 15 m in height classed in the Proteaceae family. Originating from Australia, it is also cultivated in Hawaii, where it is perfectly acclimat...
 
Mallow - Malva sylvestris

Description:The large mallow plant is a biennial or perennial herbaceous plant of the Malvaceae family. Its stems are hairy and it can reach a height of 1.5 m, especially found in...
 
Meadowsweet - Spiraea ulmaria

Description:Meadowsweet, Queen of the Meadow, is a hardy herbaceous plant from the Rosaceae family. It measures between 50 centimeters and one and a half meters and grows mainly i...
 
Oats - Avena sativa

Description:The oat is an annual plant belonging to the Poaceae family. It is recognisable by its tall height and pendulous flowers arranged in loose spikes. Its seeds are grouped...
 
Olive tree - Olea europae

Description:A twisted tree of the Oleaceae family, the olive tree can reach a height of 20 m and live more than 2,000 years. The tree is clothed in silvery leaves. The olives are ...
 
Parsley - Carum petroselinum

Description:Parsley, belonging to the Apiaceae family, is a biennial plant of 25 to 80 cm in height. Very aromatic when its leaves are rubbed, parsley has a characteristic smell. ...
 
Peppermint - Mentha piperita

Description:A sterile hybrid of aquatic mint and spearmint, peppermint forms part of the Lamiaceae family. It has an aromatic and penetrating smell. Its initially hot and peppery ...
 
Quillaja - Quillaja saponaria

Description:Belonging to the Rosaceae family, the quillaja is a tropical tree from South America. It produces white flowers. Its bark is better known by the name of Panama wood.Tr...
 
Quinoa - Chenopodium quinoa

Description:Quinoa belongs to the Chenopodiaceae family, which also includes spinach and beetroot. The plant can grow to a height of two meters and its seeds are grouped at the to...
 
Rapeseed (colza) - Brassica campestris

Description:Belonging to the crucifer family, rapeseed colza is an annual plant whose stem can grow as high as a metre. Its large golden yellow flowers open from April to June. Th...
 
Raspberry - Rubus idaeus

Description:A shrub belonging to the Rosaceae family, the raspberry has stems armed with blunt prickles. The stalks, which are biennial, die in the second year after fructificatio...
 
Satsuma Mandarin tree - Citrus unshiu

Description:Belonging to the Rutaceae family, the satsuma mandarin tree is a small evergreen tree of Japanese origin. Its flowers produce a pleasant fragrance and its fruits resem...
 
Shea tree - Butyrospermum parkii

Description:The shea is a tree from tropical Africa belonging to the Sapotaceae family. 12 to 20 m high, it takes 25 to 30 years for the walnut-sized fruits to appear. They contai...
 
Sunflower - Helianthus annuus

Description:The sunflower is a large annual plant classed among the Asteraceae. Measuring up to 3 m high, its capitulum may reach 30 cm in diameter. This plant faces the sun until...
 
Sweet almond tree - Prunus dulcis

Description:Belonging to the Rosaceae family, the sweet almond is a fruit tree whose flowers appear long before the leaves. Its fruit is pale green and velvety and contains a sing...
 
Tea bush - Camelia sinensis

Description:The tea bush belongs to the Theaceae family. This evergreen may reach 15 m, and can live for a hundred years. When cultivated, it is pruned to 1.5 to 2 m, to facilitat...
 
Vine - Vitis vinifera

Description:The vine is a rambling, perennial and climbing liana of the Vitaceae family. The stems, which can reach 30 m in length if not pruned, bear heart-shaped leaves. Origina...