In the Media

Picture of Sustainability Delivered Every Day
We have been honoured with the NHPNZ Cawthron Institute Innovation Award for our sustainable packaging! For years we have been troubled seeing packaging that couldn’t be recycled ending up in our landfills. We knew there must be a better way....
Picture of Dr Bo in Healthy by Nature (Community Health Store's magazine: Sept 2019 issue)
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Walking the Talk A few years ago, Bo Hendgen walked for eight days into the Nepalese mountains to find a potential new aromatherapy supplier for her Absolute Essential therapeutic plant-oil brand. As a sign of commitment to one's business,...
Picture of Organic essential oils win Supreme Business Award
If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook you may well already know about our big win at the Natural Products New Zealand Annual Awards ceremony. Absolute Essential was given the inaugural Supreme Business Award based on the exceptional achievements...
Picture of GHC Winter Bug Busters
Pure essential oils offer a suprising array of defences against winter illnesses, says naturopath Dr Bo Hendgen. Give yourself the best chance of having a healthy winter by taking these preventative measures.
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As we move towards the autumn months, the dry, dusty days and late-blooming plants can spark renewed suffering for those prone to seasonal allergies. The natural properites in pure plant products offer an effective, health-boosting alternative...
Picture of Winners of Sustainability Award 2014
The team at Absolute Essential is delighted to be acknowledged for its long and determined commitment to sustainable business and win the Sustainability Award at the Natural Products New Zealand industry summit sponsored by Label and Litho....
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Smell the roses: Dim the lights and run a bath, adding your favourite essential oil. Rose is a fragrant classic, along with Lavender for a night time relaxation. Top Tip: Use a carrier like a few tablespoons fo olive oil to ensure the essential...
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Products containing Native Flora. Absolute Essential Kanuka Essential oil can be used to create your own products.
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Osteopath and naturopath Dr Bo Hendgen guides us through the best essential oils to restore calm and achieve deep, natural sleep. Click on the image for the full article.