About Us

African Botanical Products

African Botanical Products

Our focus is supplying botanical plant materials, cold-pressed and essential oils, including certain botanical butters. We source quality African botanical products and ingredients. We only source from ethical and environmentally sustainable producers.

Our producers follow fair labour practices and comply with their country’s labour laws. We do not support any product from any plant or tris considered endangered or threatened. Naturally, we subscribe to the principles and guidance of the CITES Convention.


We have carefully selected a handful of botanical ingredients. Our model is to supply bulk quantities. Many oils have a shelf life of two years. For this reason, we do not carry much stock. To provide the freshest oil, we inform our customers of the harvest times and pressing dates where applicable. Every order is processed individually.

Our competitive differentiator is that we source similar products from multiple producers. We assure you of the highest quality.

Higher-value oils can be sold in smaller quantities, but generally, our minimum order quantity is five litres. We only source products from proven producers with sound track records. In some instances, there might be more than one producer for the same product. In these instances we provide our customers with choices. The reason for deciding on a specific producer could be the texture, colour, smell or geographical location. Additionally, our product list grows continually. 

Altogether, we aim to offer our customers various African botanical products based on quality, distribution reliability and seamless delivery.

The following certificates and permits will be provided:

Certificate of Analysis
Material Safety Data Sheets
Microbial Tests
Country of Origin

Phytosanitary certificates
CITES permits

Organic Certification

Thereupon, our product list indicates which botanical ingredients are organic. Therefore, Afrika Botanicals is a member of the South African Organic Sector Organisation, which strives for inclusivity in the green and organic economy. Likewise, our Southern African Essential Oil Producers’ Association membership provides guidance and knowledge.

African Botanical Products

Africa has a rich diversity of flora and fauna, with Sub-Saharan Africa alone boasting more than 45 000 plant species.

South Africa is also home to the Fynbos plant kingdom. 

Nonetheless, our mandate is to ensure our customers receive the freshest oils. Moreover, we undertake to supply oils that are fresh and closest to their production date as possible.

However, if you are looking for a specific botanical ingredient or oil that we have not listed, please send us your request via our contact form.

Who are we?

Afrika Botanicals is a South African company based in Cape Town. 

We are a registered exporter and are tax compliant.

Our botanical products are exported to customers around the world. 

Afrika Botanicals is your purveyor of choice.

You can find Gary Scallan’s LinkedIn Profile at the following link https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-scallan/.