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Native to Mexico + reliant on the Mexican mountain bee for a natural pollination, this pure, cold pressed extract is derived from vanilla orchids that mature slowly, insuring a deep, fragrant flavor. Darker + richer than Madagascar + Tahitian vanilla, its robust + intoxicating taste is the reward for patience. Flavor is sweet, woody + deep.

1 oz bottle

Pure vanilla orchid extract harvested in Mexico.
Anti-oxidant + anti-inflammatory.
Use in baked goods; pairs well with chocolate, citrus, cinnamon, cloves + other warm spices + savory foods.


ILA is a collection of essential ingredients for your kitchen + home.

Carefully sourced from farms, purveyors + artisans around the globe, each of our products has been selected for its integrity + delivered to you with great care + purpose.
At ILA, our aim is to inspire you to gather, cook + celebrate the act of a shared meal. We take great pride in this collection + hope that our essentials become the cornerstones of your meals.

The origin of ILA is rooted in Hindu Mythology + is named after a woman whose story is deep in meaning + tale. The story of ILA is about a woman who was gentle, kind, a spirit of the ground + whose beauty was irresistible. Literally translated, ILA in Sanskrit means earth, beauty + prayer.