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code: 15253


Latin Binomial: Apis mellifera
Plant Part: Flower
Extraction: Absolute
Growing Practice: Ethical
Country of Origin: France
Odor Type: FRUITY

Odor Characteristic: Known by its french name, Absolue Cire d'Abeille, honey (beeswax) absolute is somewht rare and made by direct alcohol washing. Odor is strongly dependent upon the origin of the beeswax and the range of hunting grounds for the bees producing it; generally Honey/Beeswax absolute is mild, sweet oily odor with hay-like or coumarinic backnotes

About the Plant

Honey Absolute, also known as Beeswax Absolute, or by it's French Name Absolute Cire d'Abeille is derived from beeswax that is manufactured by bees and used to build the honeycomb structure that is used by the bees for storing honey.

The beeswax is obtained by melting the honeycomb in hot water and removing any foreign matter. The beeswax absolute is then obtained by solvent extraction (typically ethanol), with a yield of up to 1%.

Aromatherapy: Not used in aromatherapy, other than for scent in cosmetic preparations or diffuser blends.

Perfumery: Used as a modifier to 'round-off' harsh or synthetic notes. It blends well with jasmin, mimosa, cassie, violet, hay accords and those which require a honey-like, meadow-like sweetness.

The information provided on these pages is not a substitute for necessary medical care, nor intended as medical advice. Always keep aromatic extracts tightly closed and in a cool, dark place, out of reach of children. Never ingest aromatic extracts. Always dilute aromatic extracts when applying topically and avoid areas around eyes or mucous membranes. If redness or irritation occurs, stop using immediately and contact your health provider if necessary.