The first step in the production of mimosa absolute involves the solvent extraction of a waxy concrete from the flowers. The waxes are then removed to produce the absolute. Southern France and Italy are the traditional regions of production.
Category Essential Oils and Extracts
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period Feb - March
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors floral, spicy, green, waxy, grassy, woody
Common Applications strawberry, raspberry, peach, melon, apricot, mimosa
Appearance Yellow to brown
Optical Rotation n/a
Refractive Index @20℃ n/a
Specific Gravity @20℃ n/a
Flash Point ℃ 93°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.