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Acemelia and Pazo-Palacio of Fefiñáns Winery join together to promote Galicia

Camellia oil is twinned with Albariño wine to create a magical experience of Galicia. Galicia, land of pazos and camellias. Traditionally linked to the nobility, the country houses or Gallician Pazos are magical places, memories of other times that bring us closer to our past and tell us about the future through initiatives of its new inhabitants. Some Pazos that have much to do with us since its gardens hide some of the finest examples of camellias, vital for the production of our oils. In the province of Pontevedra we find one of the most spectacular, the Pazo de Fefiñáns,…

Olio di camelia di Galizia

What to buy in Galicia. Camellia oil. Original and quality souvenir

When you go on a trip to Galicia there is always the same doubt, what to buy in Galicia? What is the best souvenir of Galicia? What do I remember taking us from Galicia? What can I bring that is different and original? This year, when you come to Galicia, do not forget to ask about camellia oil. This oil has become a valuable and recurring souvenir since it is a different and novel souvenir or gift that delights beyond Spanish borders. Galician camellia oil is becoming a coveted object of tourists coming from other parts of Spain and abroad…

acemelia with galicia culture

Visit San Martin Pinario monastery with ACEMELIA (ArteySan)

Acemelia commitment to Galician culture. Proof of this is that we will have a booth at the fair of crafts, art and traditional cuisine (ArteySan) being held in the cloister of the monastery of San Martin Pinario in Santiago de compostela held between 7 and 17 July. The monastery of San Martín Pinario, the second most important building of Santiago de Compostela. Located in the historical center, opposite the façade North of the Cathedral Santiago de Compostela, it is the second largest in Spain monastery and boasts more than 5 centuries old. The San Martin Pinario monastery is a Benedictine…

Skin care after sunbathing

Care after sun exposure is essential. A way to hydrate and maintain healthy skin in a natural way is to use Camellia oil as it presents a deep and rapid absorption immediately joining the cellular structures of our skin and enhancing collagen formation. After sunbathing is tends to produce skin tightness. The tightness of the skin is a lack of flexibility of the stratum corneum, consequence of insufficient hydration. This Camellia oil is one of the best solutions. Its composition and vitamins moisturize and rejuvenate the skin irritated, reddened and sensitive after contact with the Sun as well as reduces…

Camelia, flower of Galicia, now produces Camellia oil

Camellias in Galicia are optimal climatic conditions for its development and it is renowned for its population as one of the most beautiful shrubs because of its powerful bloom in the winter months. This feature makes that ever-increasing number of people are interested in this species and to use it to beautify their gardens in the colder months of the year, as it has been already used for years in the Galician pazos. In Galicia, the Camellia is considered the Flor de Galicia and there is even a route of Camellia that runs through the main Galician pazos in which…

Differences between Camellia seed oil and tea tree oil

It is relatively easy and frequent to confuse the terms of Camellia oil, tea seed oil, tea oil from the tea tree oil. All these names correspond to two oils that never should be confused because their origin and properties are very different. The term refers you solely and exclusively to the infusion that is obtained from the leaves of Camellia sinensis, however the qualifying “tea tree” is used to identify the species of Melaleuca alternifolia. It is, therefore, of two very different and distant species botanically. Camellia sinensis is native from China and is a shrub or small perennial…

Discovered the oldest tea of the world in a Chinese tomb of 2,100 years

The first textual reference of the consume of tea as a medicinal drink dates from the year 59 BC during Western Han Dynasty, but so far had not found remains that substantiate it. However it was not until the 7th – 8th century AD, during the Tang dynasty, when tea became a popular drink throughout China and later throughout Asia via the Silk Road. Chinese researchers have found 2,100 years old tea bundles from two funerary sites: the Han Yangling Mausoleum in Xi’an, Sha’anxi Province; and the Gurgyam Cemetery in Ngari district, western Tibet. These discoveries are even more interesting…

acemelia launches new product camellia oil

Acemelia launches new image

Acemelia launches new image more fresh and modern which is intended to identify more easily our products while we strengthen our differentiator, camellia oil. The changes affect the web, faster, intuitiver and simpler where we will keep you informed of our news and new releases. We added an online store with the best prices on our products, punctual promotions, offers and discounts of our Camellia oil and other products such as creams, soaps, etc. We also changed our logo and labels with which we hope not to be overlooked for our customers

seed camellia oil harvest

Acemelia starts the harvest of Camellia seeds

Every year from September starts the harvest of Camellis seeds in Galicia, from which Acemelia will manufacture its famous Camellia seed oil. Once picked the fruit of the Camellia, the seeds of Camellia are picked up and by cold pressed we extract the higher quality oil with which we make our products. Here we show a first advance of the beginning of the harvest still weeks elongates until we start to manufacture this year Camellia oil. Left shows the fruits of the Camellia and the right seeds of Camellia Seeds of Camellia collection dates The period to harvest the seeds…

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