Making Scents of Lavender

Lavender is a popular scent, considered to be a must-have ingredient in a formulator’s repertoire of essential oils.  Its aromatherapeutic qualities have been cherished throughout the world for thousands of years.  Lavender is one of the most popular and best adapted perennial flowering plants in the world. 

Characterizing Cocoa Powder

As Valentine’s Day descends upon us, lovers worldwide will be agonizing over the perfect offering to reflect heartfelt feelings for their significant others.  Chocolate products go hand in hand with Valentine’s Day.  According to USA Today, consumers will spend approximately $1.8 million on chocolate products for Valentine’s Day in 2018.  What a perfect time to…

Win for your Valentine!

We’re running a contest!  How many pieces of individual candies are in this vase?   UPDATE:  The winner of the contest, with the winning guess on Facebook of 375, is Amy Barnes. The actual number of candy pieces was 371!  Thanks to all who participated.  Happy Valentine’s Day!  Submitting a guess could win you or…

The Down Low on Jojoba Beads

I have always been fascinated with Jojoba, my enchantment extending far past its pronunciation, “hə-ˈhō-bə”.  Extracted from seeds of the jojoba plant, this carrier oil is different from other seed oils in that Jojoba Oil is a mixture of long chain monounsaturated liquid wax esters, whereas other seed oils are made of triglycerides.  Read on. …

Kalahari to the Rescue

I have fond memories of neighborhood barbeques on hot, summer nights in my youth.  Ultimately, the evening would end with devouring sweet, delicious watermelon slices.   However, the biggest quandary I recall was, “What do I do with those pesky seeds?” 

Your Questions Answered

At Jedwards International, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service, offering quality material and competitive pricing.  We have qualified sales staff manning the phones Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Eastern time to field the myriad of questions that come our way.

Materials that Bind

I’m sure we’ve all been accused of using the idiom “oil and water don’t mix.”   While cliché, this theory does have an element of truth, as oil and water have been proven to be immiscible.  Any time the force of attraction between molecules of the same liquid is greater than the force of attraction between…

Summertime Savings – August 2017

The weather is heating up at Jedwards’ headquarters in New England, so too are the savings!  Jedwards International is offering a savings of 10% off (*restrictions apply) for the following materials this month:  Almond Oil – Sweet (S1000), Eucalyptus Oil, Smithii Organic (EHM1051) and Organic Mango Butter (B3041).

Getting Zany with Xylitol

Progressive choices on the market in sweeteners and sugar substitutes are on the rise, with good reason.  The average American consumes 400 calories per day from added sugars in their diet.  Excess sugar contributes to tooth decay and obesity.   Jedwards International is joining the ranks of businesses dedicated to offering healthier alternatives to sugar.  The…