“Know'st thou the land where the lemon-trees bloom | Where the gold orange glows in the deep thicket's gloom |
Where a wind ever soft from the blue heaven blows | And the groves are of laurel and myrtle and rose |
There, there | I would go, O my beloved, with thee!"
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
Herbs and plants of the Mediterranean scrubs are the essence of our products
THE "MACCHIA MEDITERRANEA, AN OPEN-AIR PHARMACY"
The officinal herbs, wich grow spontaneously in the Mediterranean scrubs,
they are one of the greatest resources which Nature provided for us.
Since ancient times, when monks wisely grow the herbs in their Hortus Simplicium, an ancient knowledge still exist in the "Erbajoli", real experts of herbs and plants
Plants with healing and therapeutic almost magical properties which turn first into
natural remedies and then into pleasure elixirs, further to the monastic techniques of infusion and distillation.
THE HESPERIDES GARDEN
The myth speaks of an island on the edge of the West, where heaven and earth meet and the beautiful-voiced Hesperides nymphs heal the tree of fecundity
and love, there the tree with "golden apples" grows under
the gaze of the dragon Ladon.
It is precisely citrus fruits that unite East and West with
their long journey, their fruits are valued for
their beauty, their quality and their properties:
from their peels, essential oils are extracted which make our products so unique