Ormylia Products Arrived

20th May, 2021

Our Monastery is pleased to announce that the first shipment of products from Ormylia Monastery (Greece) has arrived. The first product on offer is the Personal Care Gift Box as well as some of the individual products contained in it, including the soaps, hand cream and deodorant, all handmade from high quality ingredients by the Sisters of Ormylia. All prices mentioned are exclusive of postage. Online payments will be available very soon, but in the meantime to place an order or for any enquires, please contact admin@stjohnmonastery.com.au

Personal Care Gift Box

The gift box contains: a 75ml hand cream; a 60ml natural beeswax cream with early harvest olive oil, propolis and pot marigold; a 100g handmade natural olive oil soap with Aloe vera and chamomile; a 100g handmade natural olive oil soap with honey and almond milk; and a 75ml deodorant. On request, a greeting card with your own message can be included. Weight 790g, Dimensions 210L x 160W x 85D

Price $79

Handmade Natural Olive Oil Soap with Aloe Vera & Chamomile –  100g

The combination of natural ingredients immediately protects and relieves damaged skin from irritations, leaving behind a sense of coolness and calmness. It brings a brightness and freshness to the face, preserving its natural moisture. It is an antiseptic, it regenerates tissues, and increases skin elasticity.  It cleanses, hydrates, regenerates, and nourishes the skin, improving its texture. It is suitable for acne and eczema. Weight 150g

Price $6.90

Handmade Natural Olive Oil Soap with Honey, St John’s Wort (Balsam) & Almond Milk – 100g


The olive oil, St John’s Wort, almond milk, and honey, which contain hydrogen peroxide and other vitamin substances, are combined to produce a soap with a powerful antioxidant result, with softening and soothing action, suitable for deep cleansing and hydration. It protects the skin from external infections, it improves its texture and colour, it adds a glow, as the vitamins and minerals are absorbed by the skin, regenerating external tissues. Weight 150g

Price $6.90

Hand Cream with Early Harvest Olive Oil and Provitamin B5 – 75ml

Early harvest olive oil, due to its high content in polyphenols, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals, and trace elements, is one of nature’s products that are most beneficial for our health, with softening and moisturising properties. Pot marigold contains saponines, carotenoids, sterols, flavonoids (substances with properties that are beneficial to the skin), and essential oils. It is especially helpful in treating mild skin irritations due to cold air and sudden changes in temperature.  It is recommended for dry and sensitive skin types. It heals insect bites, cuts, and wounds. Weight 150g

Price $16.70

Deodorant Roll-On with Early Harvest Olive Oil, Witch-Hazel, Aloe, and Sage – 50ml

Early harvest olive oil has a high content of polyphenols, flavonoids, antioxidants, provitamin A and vitamin E, as well as calcium, iron, copper, and phosphorus. These substances imbue it with softening, moisturising, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Witch-hazel invigorates and activates blood circulation in the body, preventing irritations. Sage is a natural deodorant with anti-fungal action. Aloe oxygenates tissues, soothes irritated skin, and stimulates fibroblast production for collagen release. This helps rejuvenate the skin and clean the body of toxins. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant action, and acts against bacteria, fungi, and parasites. The combination of these natural deodorant substances prevents unpleasant odours without hindering natural perspiration, while protecting skin flora in the armpit area. Weight 120g

Price $11.50