OPOPONAX ABS

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BOTANICAL Commiphora erythraea
Olfactive family
Ambery
Balsamic
Product type
Naturals
Technology
Absolute
Olfactive description

Sweet, earthy, slightly liqueur-like and mushroom, with a spicy profile.

Compared to the essential oil, OPOPONAX ABS is warmer, sweeter and more long-lasting.

Perfumery usage

Opoponax is used in fine fragrance as well as in functional perfumery, as a fixative in oriental notes.

Process

A primary extraction with volatile solvent on fresh or dry biomass yields to a Concrete or Resinoid.
The Absolute is obtained via a second purification step in the process.

Did you know ?

Extracted part: gum.
This ingredient is both convenient for perfumery and flavor applications.

Sourcing countries

Somalia