Enter Enfleurage: One-Stop Shopping For Essential Oils in NYC
The Garden Collage team are huge fans of aromatherapy and natural beauty products– perhaps you’ve consulted our DIY Guide to Aromatherapy, or read our coverage of the latest beauty boutiques and herb shops in NYC. Amidst our pursuit of new wellness spots in NYC, we discovered Enfleurage— an essential oil boutique that is New York’s first and only store dedicated to sourcing essential oils and incense from all over the world.
Founded by Trygve Harris, Enfleurage sources its oils directly from farms in six continents, ensuring that they are free from isolates, alcohol, and other preservatives. On a recent trip to the store, we even learned that sandalwood– long a staple in men’s fragrances that is also antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antiphlogistic, and antispasmodic– has become endangered in recent years (thus, it’s important to find a good supplier with an ethical source).
As result of this and other concerns over the cultivation of vulnerable plants like Frankincense & Myrrh, Harris opened Enfleurage Middle East, LLC– a Frankincense & Myrrh Distillery in Salalah, the main city of Dhofar (the southernmost part of the Sultanate of Oman). This way, as with all of the oils the store sources, consumers can trust they’ve come from a reliable source.
For those interested in aromatherapy or in making their fragrances and other personal care treatments, Enfleurage is ideal one-stop shopping. From blends, carrier oils, hydrosols, roll-ons, and diffusers, the store is an exploratory haven even for the uninitiated green beauty fiends among us.