Elias Lönnrot, a pioneer of science, a doctor and a collector of poems, did a tremendous job on his poetry collecting trips in preserving traditional knowledge. He visited poet singers and recorded their songs. Based on the poems, the Kalevala was born, which is the national epic of Finland. But Elias Lönnrot has built another important heritage, knowledge of the healing power of Finnish nature and nature's own herbs.

Havuka Oy continues the path of Elias Lönnrot and brings natural products made according to Elias' recipes to modern times. Havuka makes artesian natural cosmetics from Finnish forest and land.