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BOTANICAL Boswellia carterii
FEMA# 2816
Olfactive family
Ambery
Balsamic
Product type
Naturals
Technology
Essential Oil
Olfactive description

With a sweet, woody and balsamic undertone, Olibanum offers a green, terpenic, citrusy, peppery and resinous profile.

Sensual and rich, the note is typically oriental.

Compared to the resinoid the essential oil is fresher, more citrus and terpenic.

Perfumery usage

Olibanum is used in fine fragrance.

It provides spicy, lemony, balsamic notes, and is reminiscent of Myrrh and Elemi.

Process

Obtained by distillation of the biomass with water, or steam.
The essential oil is physically separated from the aqueous phase by decantation.

Did you know ?

Extracted part: gum (called "tears" due to the way the gum exudes from the trunk of the tree).
This ingredient is both convenient for perfumery and flavor applications.

Sourcing countries

Somalia