TIARE : Gardenia Tahitensis
Amongst the most famous gardenias , the tiare is deliciously aromatic and a symbol of beauty. Women coat their skin and hair with its essential oil monoi, with glowing effect .
Its ancient recipe “Mahohi “, obtained from the maceration of tiare buds in Coprah oil , is an essential base of Polynesian medicine. It’s tree blooms into immaculate white flowers that contrast with the intense green of its leaves . The Tiare’s suave scent is reminiscent of the tuberose.
GINGER : Zingiber
Perennial plant native to Asia , with red dotted white flowers . The word ginger comes from the Sanskirt “ singabera “ which means “ horn shaped “.
TOMATOE : Lycopersicon Esculentum
The tomato , a berry of the Solanaceae family , is one of the most popular fruits in the world . Few people know that it was first grown in South America, and that its name comes from the Inca “ tomalt “