Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang Tree & Essential Oil About the Ylang Ylang Tree   It’s latin name is Cananga odorata – it is a tropical tree belonging to the custard-apple family (Annonaceae).  Other names for the Ylang Ylang tree include: the fragrant cananga, Macassar-oil plant, and...

Bay Oil & Bay Rum

Bay Oil, Bay Rum Of all the agriculture practised in Dominica, one plant stands out as being quietly consistent throughout, when other crops have waxed and waned. No crop is immune to the ups and downs of the world market, but at least the bay tree doesn't fall over...
Rum & Dominica

Rum & Dominica

A Rum site A look at the many faces of Rum   Mention the Caribbean to people and many will think of sun, sand, sea and…rum. Rum Punch, Rum and Coke, Bacardi… Live in the Caribbean and it’s just there – cheap and ubiquitous. This site is dedicated to, and will take a...
Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew Known as "Wa Bio" in Dominica, 'moonshine' rum has been produced as long as anyone can remember. It is part of a cultural tradition, a fine art passed on from generation to generation. The Process The Still is often hidden deep within the bush. Yeast,...