Hyacinth Absolute

Hyacinthus orientalis

Studied Properties

APPEARANCE Pale yellow to green, to amber/red/brown
ODOUR Characteristic, floral, sweet, exotic
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C 0.993 to 1.058
REFRACTIVE INDEX @25°C 1.482 to 1.510

Main chemical components:
Benzyl Benzoate <10%
Linalool <10%
Nerolidol <5%
Benzyl Cinnamate <5%
Isoamyl Salicylate <5%
Alcohol <5%

EU ALLERGENS: Contains Linalool, Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Cinnamate

Common Uses

This middle note absolute with its exotic aroma, is a valued ingredient in the perfume industry, and it is also used a fragrance component in products. With its captivating aroma, and being relaxing, balancing and refreshing – this product is loved in Aromatherapy.

In skin care, it is used for its ability to soften and nourish the skin. It is soothing and balancing, making it useful for acne, pimples, eczema and inflamed skin. It is also used in candles, soaps, bath products, body care, room sprays and air fresheners.

It is recommended to do a skin patch test to check for a possible allergic reaction, before using certain oils in large quantities on the skin. Get medical advice before use if pregnant. Dilute well.

This precious absolute is made by solvent extraction of the flowers of the Hyacinthus orientalis, a small, herbaceous perennial plant, that flowers in early spring. The bell shaped flowers can be pink, purple to white and the plant is primarily native to the Mediterranean region and tropical Africa. The absolute is extremely precious due to the limited cultivation window of the flowers, and the low yield per flower.

Hyacinth Absolute is a valuable ingredient in the perfume industry, and as a fragrant component in products. This refreshing and invigorating absolute also has antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory properties and is considered calming, balancing and comforting.

More about Hyacinth Absolute

Studied Properties

  • Balancing
  • Moisturizing
  • Soothing

Common Uses

  • Aromatherapy
  • Bath
  • Blemish
  • Body Care
  • Hydration
  • Massage
  • Skin Care

Feature Constituents

  • benzyl benzoate
  • linalool

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