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Biology of Macadamias

Biology of Macadamias

Macadamias belong to the genus Proteaceae, a group of flowering plants that are mainly found in the Southern Hemisphere which also includes protea, banksia, grevillea and hakea. There are about 1600 species of Proteaceae in all. The macadamia is native to Southern East Qu ..
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Discovery of Macadamias

Discovery of Macadamias

The macadamia was known to the local Aborigines variously as boombera, gyndyl, bopple, kindal and jindilly. The discovery of the macadamia by Europeans is a bit of a mystery but the first report that may have been a macadamia is attributed to Alan Cunningham in 1828. Ludw ..
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Macadamia Nut Oil for Skincare

Macadamia Nut Oil for Skincare

Macadamia oil is primarily composed of mono - unsaturated fats. It is liquid at room temperature. It is extremely rich in palmitoleic acid and also has a high oleic acid content. Olive oil also contains both of these oils but macadamia oil is a much richer source of p ..
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Australia's Bush Tucker Crop

Australia's Bush Tucker Crop

As bush tucker goes the macadamia is the only native Australian plant to become a truly global commercial crop. The Australians were a bit slow to see the potential of the nut, a few small orchards were established outside Lismore in the 1880’s but the industry did  ..
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Macadamia Sustainability

Macadamia Sustainability

Macadamias represent a good alternative to crops such as sugar cane and pineapples. Trees become productive about five years after planting and can remain productive for up to 100 years. That means no ploughing and that means greater soil stability, which helps protect waterways  ..
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We like to keep things simple so we chose to fragrance each of our soaps with a single essential oil. All of the essential oils we have chosen have some antiseptic properties.

We only use 100% pure essential oils. Some people do occasionally find their skin reacts to some essential oils, so if you think you might be sensitive to any of our fragrances l you should test the soap on a small area of skin before use.