A pale orange, mobile liquid obtained by ethanolic extraction of the concrete, itself produced by solvent extraction of the flowers.
When absolutes are created for a perfumer’s use, often, extra isolates and extractions are blended with it to enhance and stabilise the expected fragrance. Many of these extra ingredients may be natural ingredients and some may be synthetic isolates. We feel it is important to differentiate this group of absolutes as being of Perfume Quality but we make no statement about any therapeutic use as they are designed for fragrance only.
Aromatherapists looking for therapeutic action primarily, should continue to use the other oils listed in the Essential Oils sections.
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the functions of Frangipani Absolute are:
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No therapeutic skin benefits but it does add an amazing fragrance which can add value and desirability to high end products like anti aging serums, creams and lotions.
No direct hair care usage but add to shampoos, hair packs, conditioners and gels for a deeply sensual and long lasting fragrance. You don’t need to use much to get an amazing effect.
Vaporise or use in an oil burner to fragrance a room.
None as it is a complete fragrance in its own right.
Avoid during pregnancy as it is an emmenagogue. Avoid use if suffering from epilepsy.
In India, the tree is often referred to as the Temple Tree because it can still flower produce leaves and flowers even after it has been taken out of the soil. Therefore, it got the other association with immortality and was planted in graveyards and outside temples.
All parts of the tree have used been used medicinally for hundreds of years.