Platbos forest tree trunks

“Our therapist customers find the African Tree Essences to have qualities beyond anything we have encountered before” Don Dennis, Director, International Flower Essence Repertoire

Sea guarries at Platbos

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“I am so enjoying the Tree Essences which give me much needed support through challenging times.”
Margi McAlpine, Angel Connection

Platbos white stinkwoods
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“I find the Tree Mists to be such wonderful tools in personal transformational work. They keep us firmly grounded while providing a safe space for us to explore and expand our inner work.
Shelley Adams, Artist & Medicine Woman

Platbos Forest
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“I was deeply moved by my experience at Platbos. Walking through this enchanted forest, there was no separation between my human and divine self, the trees, the spirit beyond the trees, and the Earth.”
Natalia Baker, Metaphysical Teacher

white stinkwood flowers at Platbos
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"When I first held the African Tree Essences, I knew that I must introduce them to Japan:
Mother Earth required this of me."
Kumi Nakagawa, Flower Essence Practitioner & Distributor of the African Tree Essences, Japan


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African Tree Essences

The African Tree Essences

Forest Healing at Your Finger Tips
The African Tree Essences are remedies made from the flowers and leaves of the ancient trees of Platbos ~ Africa’s southernmost forest. Known as vibrational remedies, the tree essences work on the emotional, mental, physical and spiritual bodies. Homeopathic in nature, the tree essences hold the vibrational blueprint of the age-old trees of Platbos. Read more …

Baobab Flower Essence and Tree Mist

Baobab Essence and Tree Mist

The Baobab Flower Essence - created in the wilderness surrounding the small village of Klein Tshipise, Limpopo and the Baobab Tree Mist which includes oils from the Fynbos of the Cape Floral Kingdom. Melissa Saayman has created a unique product that captures the healing energy of Africa. Read more …

Colour Essences of Light

Colour Essences of Light

The Platbos Colour Essences are a celebration of the Light and, as sister essences to the Tree Essences, they guide and support us along our personal journeys to wholeness. The colour essences are created in a natural clearing in the forest where an ancient fallen White Stinkwood’s trunk provides a perfect alter for catching the sun’s rays. The colour essences are additionally enhanced with chakra tuning forks, prisms of coloured glass, and sacred geometry. Read more …

Ancient Forest Tree Mists

Ancient Forest Tree Mists

Therapeutic, Exquisitely-Scented Forest Energy
Combining the African Tree Essences with pure Fynbos and tree-derived essential oils, the Tree Mists hold an entirely unique and uplifting energy – just like the trees of Platbos Forest itself. Read more …