PETITGRAIN PARAGUAY EO

972064
BOTANICAL Citrus aurantium
CAS# 0008014173
FEMA# 2855

NATURALSTOGETHERTM

Certified Origin
Organoleptic family
Flowery Notes
Product type
Naturals
Technology
Essential Oil
Appearence
Liquid
Recommended tasting dosage
10 ppm
Taste Descriptors

Earthy floral green soapy woody

Sourcing

Firmenich sources its Petitgrain from the San Pedro region of Paraguay, an area known for its sunny climate, ideal for citrus growing. Paraguay Petitgrain is known for its characteristic tonality.
Every day from October to March, smallholder farmers carefully cut the leaves from the tree by hand. These are left standing for 24 hours before steam distillation by the farmers themselves, a traditional method that has the effect of stabilize the aromatic notes in the essential oil.

Benefits in use

Useful for citrus tonalities, mainly orange and mandarin

Did you know ?

Extracted part: twigs and leaves and historically, immature fruits (small grain.. in french "petit grain").
Standard yield: 0.4-0.6%.
This ingredient is both convenient for perfumery and flavor applications.

Sourcing countries

Paraguay