Boronia

Boronia Absolute

Botanical binomial: Boronia megastigma

Family: Rutaceae

Other names: Mountain Pepper, Cornish Pepper Leaf, Brown Boronia.

Part of plant used in production: Flowers and Leaves

Methods of production: Non chlorinated solvent extraction

Description:

A tall shrub or small tree with hairless leaves that are prominent in oil glands. It bears fluffy, white flowers during blooming season.

Characteristics:

Boronia Absolute is an intensely rich flowery aroma, initially combining the natural green freshness of cassis, with the character of ripening hay. It develops the exotic fruit undertones of yellow freesias with a slight woody dry-out.

Properties:

Uplifting, refreshing, energising. Addition in perfumes due to its rich, intense aroma and long lasting properties.

 

Also an excellent food flavour enhancer for citrus and berry formulations.

Constituents:

alpha-pinene                                    0.59%

sabinene                                           0.25%

beta-pinene                                      0.35%

delta-3-carene                                 0.65%

alpha-terpinolene                            1.64%

dihydro beta ionone                        1.37%

dihydro beta ionol                            1.00%

beta-ionone                                    28.45%

dodecanol                                          1.57%

bicyclogermacrene                           1.05%

spathulenol                                        0.84%

dodecyl acetate                                 5.68%

methyl jasmonate isomer                 3.43%

methyl iso jasmonate                        2.24%

heptadec-8-ene                              33.30%

methyl hydroxy cinnamate              1.63%

 

Specific Gravity @ 20 Celsius 0.945 to 0.965

Refractive Index@ 20 Celsius 1.45 to 1.52

Uses:

Addition in perfumes due to its rich, intense aroma and long lasting properties.

Also an excellent food flavour enhancer for citrus and berry formulations.

Blends well with:

Blends with citrus or green oils,  blending with traditional Eucalyptus Australiana, Lemon Myrtle or Honey Myrtle .

Interesting Facts:

 

Safety:

For topical uses only, dilute before use. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.

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