Chinese origin is sweeter, more fruity, but less green and orange flower. Methyl anthranylate provides an orange flower like effect on top, associated with a green and less indolic note than grandiflorum.
It is widely used in orange flower and pittosporum accords.
Sometimes called “the real Jasmine” and considered as the genuine Jasmine flower in a large number of Asian countries, Jasminum sambac is rich in benzyl alcohol, linalol, cis-3-hexenyl benzoate, and methyl anthranylate.
In India the majority of flowers is used for religious & decorative ornaments, while in China, it is mainly dedicated to tea: only 1% of the harvest is used for the Fragrance industry.
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: flowers. 4 000 000 fresh flowers app. to produce 1 Kg of absolute. 900 Kg of fresh flowers to obtain 1 Kg of absolute.