Alb Tamara #6
The Candle of the Oculatum
A fruited blending that includes the aromatics:
Rosemary, Lemon and Chamomile
10.5 oz, Height 4.25in, Diameter 3.25 in
Bag Height 9.5 in, Width 4.75 in, Depth 3.75 in
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Alb Tamara #6
The Vestments Collection
Named for a long white
garment, a fruited blending that includes the following aromatics:
Rosemary, Lemon and Chamomile.
Known to the early
Romans as “Ros Maris,” meaning Dew of the Sea, this bushy herb grew
abundantly about the Mediterranean. It came to symbolize the fidelity of
lovers and at weddings it was often part of the bridal trousseau. In 1540
Anne of Cleves wore a wreath in her hair on her marriage to Henry VIII and
still today it is common to find ROSEMARY intertwined in a new
From Ancient India seafarers set sail across the Arabian Sea to Persia and
Africa. On their long voyage they carried a citrus fruit unknown
elsewhere. In Sanskrit it was “Nimbuka” and used to purify drinking water
aboard ship and as an antiseptic and astringent. In Arabia it became known
as “Limonum” and soon LEMON groves were planted to harvest its
medicinal and aromatic goodness.
Known in Egypt as the flower of the Sun God it was later a favorite to the
ancient Greeks. Its fragrance was akin to apples and they so named it “kamaimelon,”
or “apple of the ground,” from which we derive the name CHAMOMILE.