Floral (orange blossom), sweet, citrus, slightly green and very addictive with animalic facets. Tunisian origin is floral and sweet while Moroccan is slightly animalic.
It is used in floral notes to give a very addictive orange blossom effect (fougassette).
Obtained by distillation of the biomass with water, or steam. The essential oil is physically separated from the aqueous phase by decantation.
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Extracted part of the plant: flowers. 1.5 million flowers app. harvested in 1 Kg. 1000 Kg of flowers app to produce 1 Kg of essence (approx 1.5 million flowers) 5-7 Kg of flowers app harvested per day per person. Standard yield: 0.08-0.13%