Tonka Bean Absolute Essential Oil (Semi-Solid) *Comes in Jar*

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Botanical Name: Dipteryx Odorata

Method of Extraction: Solvent Extraction Alcohol from the Beans

Country of Origin: Venezuela

Consistency: Semi Solid. Comes in a glass jar. 

Aromatic Description: Warm, vanilla/caramel with powdery notes and slight fruity undertone.

Perfumery Note: Middle

Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) Tonka Bean Absolute is one of the most common ingredients in perfumery. Tonka bean belongs to oriental category of perfumery notes. These black, wrinkled seeds of the Dipteryx odorata (often mentioned as "cumaru" or "kumaru") are also found in numerous other products such as soaps or tobacco, and castor oil where they are used to improve aroma. Adds a deliciously sweet and caramel candy-like aroma to natural perfume blends. It is an excellent fixative. In addition of using in perfumery, Tonka Bean Absolute is also used in tobacco and castor oil. The name “Tonka” originates from Galibi language, native to population of French Guyana. The Galibi word tonqua or tonquin translates to “bean”.

Blends well with: Patchouli, Sandalwood, Rose, Lemon, and Lavender.

Absolute Oils: This Oil is an Absolute Oils. Many times distillation of a plant by steam method does not extract as much natural oil from the plant, or in some cases, breaks down the precious natural oil in delicate flowers. The solvent extraction method is often used in these cases. As a rule, absolutes are more concentrated than a similar essential oil. Therefore, an absolute goes much further than the essential oil counterpart. Silky Scents ™ Provides you the highest grade of Absolute Oils.

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