Organic Essential and Vegetable Oils for use in Aromatherapy and Therapeutic massage

Large selection of oils certified organic by Soil Association Certification Ltd.

Organic skincare made with our certified oils

to nourish and protect your skin with healing, unrefined and natural ingredients only

Materia Aromatica @ Fifth Sense


Materia Aromatica essential oils and skin care are also available to purchase direct from our Shop, Fifth Sense in Modbury, Devon

Materia Aromatica @ Fifth Sense
5 Church Street
PL21 0QW
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March 2017




I have always enjoyed using my hands, making and creating.  Learning about vegetable oils and essential oils lead very quickly to an intense desire to take my own skin care into my own hands.

The first thing was to make up a recipe for a soft but resistant, bubbly bar of soap. This having been achieved thanks to Melanie Cox’s handy tips, I tried a liquid castille soap which was a much harder and complex process to perfect.


I then focused on the next challenge – making a face cream.  At the time, despite dealing with organic pure raw materials, it never occurred to me that I could simply blend these for a 100% pure, natural and preservative free moisturiser. In fact the thought of it was truly unappealing with the image of my face looking like a grease ball slipping into my mind.
So I did make a cream, several in fact as it is an easy process.  One can never go wrong as the possibilities are truly endless.  I struggled for a while with the preservative side of it but as years went by, new solutions came onto the market...

We have a new selection of oils, blends and accessories
on Special offer with the usual 20% off.

Will end on 25th March 2017

Muslin Face Cloth

Muslin Face Cloth

Certified Organic Cotton 25 x 25 cm Ideal to cleanse the face, remove masks and make up. The netted texture allows for gentle exfoliating of the skin. Dries... More >>
From £ 2.90

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end 25th March 2017

- A selection of essential oils

- Defensive Qi blend

- Tonify Yin blend

- Walnut oil

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