Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower Cordial Receipe

Its that time of year again, follow this easy to make recipe for your own elderflower cordial

Leaping Bunny

Leaping Bunny

Leaping Bunny cosmetics and personal care certification.

Modern Botany is proud to announce that we are the only company headquarters in Ireland to have Leaping Bunny cosmetics and personal care certification.

Hips and Haws Recipe

Hips and Haws Recipe

Rosehips (Rosa canina) and Hawthorns (Crataegus monogyna) are in abundance here in West Cork, one of our favourite family recipes at this time of year is to make 'Hips and Haws' a traditional remedy (and delicious one too) for keeping colds and flu's at bay.

Crambe

Crambe

 Crambe abyssinica, syn. Crambe hispanica subsp. abyssinica, is a member of the Brassicaceae family which includes rapeseed and mustard.  It is a primarily grown as an oilseed crop due to the high erucic acid content of its oil. 

Borage

Borage

Borage, commonly known as starflower, is primarily grown as an oilseed crop due to the high gamma-linoleic (GLA) content of the oil.   GLA is an omega-6 essential fatty acid with proven anti-inflammatory benefits, which is why we use it in our award-winning multi-purpose oil here in Modern Botany. 

Flax

Flax

Flaxseed oil has one of the highest plant sources of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids and lignans, which are essential for healthy skin and hair which is why we use it in our award-winning multi-purpose oil here in Modern Botany.

Calendula

Calendula

The flower petals of Calendula officinalis have been used for their anti-inflammatory and skin healing benefits for centuries, which is why we use it in our award winning multi-tasking face and body oil here in Modern Botany.

Arnica

Arnica

Arnica montana is one of the natural extracts that we use in our award-winning multi-tasking oil for its healing and anti-inflammatory benefits.  It is traditionally used for bruising. 

Chives

This week at Modern Botany HQ, we have a proliferation of Chives, some simple recipes to follow....

Used traditionally for the circulatory system, also a mild stimulant and has antiseptic and anti-biotic properties

Chamomile

Chamomile

We make sure we only use the best quality ingredients in our Modern Botany products. In our multi tasking oil we use the highest quality Roman Chamomile extract. Traditionally chamomile is used for its lenitive (calming) properties.

Lavender

Lavendular angustifolia A study published in 2010 investigated anxiolytic effects and influence on sleep quality. Lavender oil with a high percentage of linalool and linalyl acetate. It showed meaningful efficacy in alleviating anxiety and related sleep disturbances #lavendulaangustifolia #anxiolytic #relax

Market Research at Bank of Ireland

Great welcome last month for our market research afternoon with Cork business women hosted by the bank of Ireland.

River Lee Hotel - Modern Botany Launch

Thank you River Lee Hotel for hosting us for our company and product launch in Cork, such a great location, perfect mid Century design to showcase our brand.

Modern Botany launch party

A big thank you to everyone who came to RiverLee Hotel in Cork last Friday, we had such a great time seeing everyone who has supported us over the last 10 months.  You can see images of the launch party here:

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Launch Day...

11th of November marked the official Modern Botany Launch here in the River Lee Hotel, Cork, Ireland.  More Pictures to follow: