The main origin for the oil is Dominica in the Caribbean. The oil is steam distilled from the leaves, bleached and filtered to lighten the colour.
Category Essential Oils and Extracts
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period Jan - April; July - Dec
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, spicy, waxy, herbal, clove
Common Applications ginger, bay rum, christmas blends, holly, yew
Appearance Yellow to brown liquid
Optical Rotation -3.0 to 0.0
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.5070 - 1.5160
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.950 - 0.995
Flash Point ℃ 56°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.