Floral (white flowers), orange flower, green, honey and slightly animalic. 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%