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P.D.O. Lavender from Haute-Provence
P.D.O. Lavender from Haute-Provence

Otherwise known as "blue gold," lavender is an aromatic tribute to Provence. It is the fragrant soul of the region, and the fruit of respectful labor. In accordance with tradition...
Cedar from Atlas
Cedar from Atlas

The Middle Atlas region is the green oasis of Morocco. Its Cedar forests, which regulate the climate and water cycles, are its very lungs. Majestic and seemingly eternal, the thou...
Cherry Blossom
Cherry Blossom

"Flying in the first breeze of spring, Cherry Blossom is so rare and precious", Olivier Baussan. The cherry tree is part of the Provençal landscape. It is widespread in the Apt...
Fleur Chérie
Fleur Chérie

Fleur Chérie, which translates to "cherished flower" , pays homage to the orange blossom, a symbol of the Mediterranean, and Neroli. Its floral water, rich in benefits, is a ...
Green Tea
Green Tea

From the plantation to the cup, tea crosses the seas and continents to reach the shores of the Mediterranean. From Morocco to Provence, it is drunk to quench the thirst, "straight...
Iris from Tuscany
Iris from Tuscany

In Tuscany grows a magnificent flower, chosen by Florence to be its symbol: the Iris. This flower's radiance and elegance is only the beginning of its splendor. Hidden in the grou...
Labdanum from Seville
Labdanum from Seville

On the rocky, sun-drenched grounds of Andalusia, a wild and hardy plant grows in abundance. Its name is Labdanum. To protect itself against the summer heat, its leaves and branche...
Mimosa from Grasse
Mimosa from Grasse

At the end of autumn, the Esterel hills, near Grasse, are aglow with hues of gold and fragrant with the unforgettable scent of mimosas in flower. Also known as the "winter sun", t...
Myrtle from Corsica
Myrtle from Corsica

Myrtle is linked to many legends from Greek and Latin mythology. In Ancient Greece, Myrtle was a symbol of happiness in love, youth, beauty and immortality. In Corsica, the...
Orange Harvest
Orange Harvest

In the depths of winter, the mild Mediterranean climate sees orange trees filled with golden fruits – balls of sunshine that light up the streets of Seville. From these bitter ora...
Peony
Peony

The peony is a famous flower that grows naturally around the Mediterranean Basin. Long before it became famous as an ornamental plant, as far back as Antiquity, the peony was a re...
Rose
Rose

In ancient times, Mediterranean women would use oils in which rose petals had been steeped, to perfume their skin and keep it fresh and beautiful. Both legendary and timeless, th...
Verbena
Verbena

Verbena is a shrub that is typical of the Mediterranean basin. People from the south of France are very familiar with this plant. In June, as baskets are filled with the freshly...
Verdon
Verdon

For its new 2010 men's range, L'OCCITANE has drawn upon a completely new source of inspiration: an extraordinary valley, with a rare and protected, rich natural environment th...