Who we are, and what we do.

The office consists of John Baker (M.D.) and Mrs Lesley Bell, ( Office Manager. Who have worked together for many years. The team also consists of Rebecca Yelling ( and Laura Beard ( who job share administrative and sales duties . Additional to this we have Sarah Salmon ( who looks after remote selling and representation.

As B&NP Ltd we have been independent for just over 23 years , John and Lesley previously having worked together for about the same time length of time for a large multi national company .

As the company name would suggest we supply basic raw materials to Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Food and Confectionery manufacturers here in the U.K. and worldwide.

We are based in Basingstoke in Hampshire and have warehouse facilities available in Middlewich in Cheshire to service our UK requirements.

We characterise our business as Barks, Herbs, Roots, Leaves and Extracts. We sell a large range of products from essential oils, to Camphor and Menthol, Shea butter and tea tree oil. The range is too comprehensive to list in it’s entirety we would encourage you to contact either Lesley or Sarah

The largest of the products we sell is Witch Hazel Distillate which is manufactured By American Distilling Inc. of East Hampton, Connecticut, USA, who are the worlds largest manufacturer of witch hazel products and we are proud to represent them in Europe and South Africa. We have distributors in the Benelux region, Poland and Ukraine, Italy & Switzerland and service the rest of Europe from our offices in Basingstoke.

For more detail on Witch Hazel (Hamamelis) please see your dedicated website at where you will find full analytical details on the various grades and technical data on specifications and health and safety.

Initial contact on virtually any product can be made with Lesley or Sarah on their emails.

Botanicals & Natural Products Ltd.

Sterling House

Stroudley Road



RG24 8UG

Telephone: +44(0)1256 843828