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4 College Street
Gloucester, England, GL1 2NE
United Kingdom

01452 245733

The Candle Tree offers a wide variety of candles, artisan soaps, jar lights, greeting cards. Situated in College St, Gloucester.


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Benefits of Argan Soap

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Natural Moroccan argan oil is a rare and precious oil harvested from the fruit of the Argan tree, which is native to the Mediterranean. Argan trees grow and miraculously survive in semi-desert areas of the Mediterranean. The deep roots and small leaves of the argan tree allow it to resist arid winds and water loss, resulting in a nut with a unique oil profile.

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Pure argan oil is a rare and precious oil that is harvested and extracted from the nut of the argan tree. Due to its numerous benefits, Argan oil is a popular ingredient in many cosmetics and beauty products. For centuries, women across the Mediterranean have used argan oil in their beauty regimen for vibrant, healthy-looking skin and hair. Argan oil nourishes your skin and locks in moisture for beautiful hair and nails. Rich in antioxidants, this multi-purpose beauty oil also helps to protect your skin against daily environmental factors like the weather, which may affect its vitality.      


This beautiful natural oil brings elements of health and vitality to its many uses and can improve:

  • Hair elasticity

  • Brittle nails

  • Reduces wrinkles and eye circles

  • Acne

  • Psoriasis

  • Dry skin and combination skin conditions

We have a beautiful selection of french natural soaps (Savon de l'Artisan) enriched with BIO argan oil. It is available in 100G square blocks and is hugely popular.  

We also have a large range of wonderful high quality french soaps for you to try - 100g Savon de l'Artisan soap, 125g Savonnette Marseillaise (french market soaps), soap on a rope, 250g luxury oval soap from Marseille, heart guest soaps and traditional Savon de Marseille cubes.

Benefits of Patchouli Soap

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Savon de Marseille Patchouli Soap

The name of patchouli is believed to be derived from a word meaning "green leaf" in the Indian Tamil language, where the shrub thrives. Patchouli is a member of the mint family and is grown and produced throughout Asia, where it has been used in traditional medicines and ceremonies in many cultures. It has many benefits when harnessed within a cleansing bar, patchouli oil can act as an anti-fungal, antiseptic and contains anti-inflammatory properties. 

Patchouli can help reduce tension and lift your spirits, just inhaling its characteristically musky, woodsy, earthy scent can have a deeply relaxing, even aphrodisiac effect on our mind and body. Patchouli is actually used as an important note in perfumes, providing warmth to the overall effect, patchouli oil gets better with age, becoming more robust and valuable to the perfumer.

Regular use of patchouli soap as part of your skin routine can have a positive effect on your body in a physical as well as emotional way. Patchouli is good for dry skin and is said to benefit people with eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis and is a natural skin healer as well as helping improve marks left by acne and scar tissue.

Our Patchouli Soap is French and is made by Savon de Marseille, a french soap maker. The ingredients are 100% natural and have not been tested on animals as well as being enriched with soothing shea butter. We also have a large variety of other soaps that all contain different healing benefits and have a wonderful fragrant smell.

Buy 125G Patchouli Soap Here