Natural Anti-Viral Desinfection Spray by Lingua Planta
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To protect herself and the people Merle lives with who are very dear to her, she took inventory of her botanical knowledge and perfumers stock and worked on a recipe for a sanitizing spray. This spray contains naturally denatured perfumers alcohol with antiviral ingredients: tea tree oil, anti-septic, disinfecting lemon-oil and calming lavender combined with ravintsara, myrrh and olibanum. A gentle, calming spray.
For a very long time now humans have placed themselves above other species. Relatively new research has shown plants do communicate and are exchanging complex information with each other, with insects, animals, even humans. This is the language of scent; Lingua Planta. Lingua Planta offers plant lovers a new perspective on greenery with these molecular build perfumes with essential oils that come from nature. A journey of attention has been put into finding the finest aromatics to ensure a high-quality product that is also friendly to earth. All Lingua Planta products are hand-blended in Utrecht, the Netherlands. They are artisinally made with natural essential oils, ecologic where possible and with love for nature and all things natural in our mind, heart, and noses.
Merle Bergers, conceptual designer based in de Bilt, Utrecht, the Netherlands experienced the the inter-connectedness of plants and trees, insects and bigger animals firsthand by growing up in a small forest in the east of the Netherlands. During her studies at the Design Academy Eindhoven she grew more and more fascinated by the possible reality of plant communication. Nourished through books by the likes of forester ecologist Peter Wohlleben and writer-scientist Daniel Chamovitz she went on a journey to dig deep into the matter of plants fragrant messages. Built on the actual volatiles plants use to communicate Lingua Planta has its roots deep down in scientific research.
Keen to lean, adapt and evolve. Ever-learning, ever-growing.
Hand-blended in Utrecht, Netherlands
HOW TO USE
The spay can be used to desinfect keys, doorknobs, to spray it on your face and clothing. It has a nice, gentle, calming scent. Best to be combined with good old-fashioned handwashing.
END OF LIFE
Both glass and lid are fully recyclable.
THOUGHTS BEHIND THE PRODUCT
We find the project «Lingua Planta» by Merle Bergers fascinating idea – which is why we got in contact with her soon after we have seen her work at Object Rotterdam. To research how plants communicate and translate this findings into a perfume with the same intentions, to us, is a very loving result. The smell of the combination of these pure natural extracts do literally resemble nature. Depending on the fragrance, your senses dive into a flower garden on an early spring day, or into a cool forest floor in autumn. We are grateful for this work to be here.