Mimosa Absolute

Acacia dealbata var dealbata

Studied Properties


Palmic aldehyde,
anisic acid,
enanthic acid,
acetic acid,


APPEARANCE Pale yellow to amber brown colored, slightly viscous, mobile liquid
ODOR Intensely floral, warm, green, honey-sweet aroma
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @25°C 0.950 - 0.998
REFRACTIVE INDEX @25°C 1.490 - 1.520
Solubility Soluble in alcohols and insoluble in water

Common Uses

Mimosa absolute has anti-Inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It has been recognized as an aphrodisiac with calming, relaxing, anti-depressant effects. If diffused before bed, it is great for a good night’s sleep. It is very calming and relaxing.

It is used extensively in soap, body care and skin products. A little goes a long way. Also, it can be used in candles, potpourri, and room fresheners, Perfumes, Creams (Day cream, Night Creams), lotions, cleansers Skincare products and more.

Blends well with
Benzoin, Bergamot, Cassia, Cedarwood, Citronella, Clary Sage, Coriander, Lavender, Peru Balsam, Violet Leaf Absolute, Ylang Ylang Aad Wood Oils

Mimosa Absolute, also known as Silver Wattle and Blue Wattle, is extracted from the fuzzy yellow blossoms of Acacia dealbata plant, native to Australia. With its sweet, floral and slightly woody aroma, Mimosa Absolute Oil is a perfumery must-have and an unanimous favourite of aromatherapists and perfumers alike.

It has a relatively widespread natural distribution in south-eastern Australia. It is native to most of eastern New South Wales, the ACT and most of Victoria (in mainland Australia it is most common near the Great Dividing Range from the Ben Lomond Range in northern New South Wales to the Grampians in western Victoria). It is also widespread and common throughout Tasmania. There are approximately 1,300 Acacia species worldwide with 1,000 native to Australia.

The Mimosa flowers are harvested in March and April when they are in full bloom. The absolute is a thick, yellow sticky consistency. With a beautiful floral, fruity note.

More about Mimosa Absolute

Studied Properties

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Calming

Common Uses

  • Bath
  • Body Care
  • Hair & Scalp Care
  • Skin Care
  • Massage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Fragrance

Feature Constituents

  • palmic aldehyde
  • anisic acid
  • enanthic acid
  • acetic acid
  • phenols

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