Intensely dark green and possessing a very powerful and peculiar odor (truly green-Ieaf), but with an indisputable floral and delicate note which makes it immediately reminiscent of violets in a bouquet.
It blends very well with tuberose, narcissus, tea leaf absolute, clary sage absolute, estragon, cumin, basil, and with synthetic ingredients.
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.
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Extracted part: leaves. 1 800 Kg of leaves app. to produce 1 Kg of absolute. This ingredient is both convenient for perfumery and flavor applications.