Yuzu Essential Oil

Bright, complex, citrusy aroma that is somewhat similar to a combination of mandarin and grapefruit.

Botanical Name

Citrus junos

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled or Solvent Extraction

Oil Color

Greenish orange

Plant Part Typically Used

Citrus Rind (Peel)

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Fresh, floral, sweet, slightly fruity, fragrant yet delicate.

Botanical Name

Cananga odorata var genuina

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear with a Yellow Tinge

Plant Part Typically Used

Flowers

Perfumery Note

Middle/Base

Oil Consistency

Medium

Yarrow Essential Oil

Sharp, woody, herbaceous, fruity, somewhat sweet.

Botanical Name

Achillea millefolium

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Dark Blue

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Flowers/Buds

Perfumery Note

Middle

Oil Consistency

Medium

Wintergreen Essential Oil

Crisp, fresh, woody, sweet, birch-like aroma.

Botanical Name

Gaultheria procumbens

Common Method of Extraction

Water or Steam Distillation

Oil Color

Clear to Pale Yellow

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin

Violet Leaf Absolute

Green, earthy, slightly floral in dilution.

Botanical Name

Viola odorata

Common Method of Extraction

Solvent Extracted

Oil Color

Dark Green

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves

Perfumery Note

Middle

Oil Consistency

Thick

Vetiver Essential Oil

Woody, smoky, earthy, herbaceous and spicy.

Botanical Name

Vetiveria zizanoides

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Golden/Dark Brown

Plant Part Typically Used

Root

Perfumery Note

Base

Oil Consistency

Thick.

Vanilla Absolute, Vanilla CO2 Extract and Vanilla Oleoresin

Rich, warm, sweet vanilla aroma.

Botanical Name

Vanilla planifolia

Common Method of Extraction

Oleoresin, Solvent or CO2 Extracted

Oil Color

Deep Brown

Plant Part Typically Used

Seeds/Beans

Perfumery Note

Base

Oil Consistency

Thick

Tuberose Absolute

Complex, exotic, sweet, floral.

Botanical Name

Polianthes tuberosa

Common Method of Extraction

Solvent Extracted

Oil Color

Deep Orange/Golden Brown

Plant Part Typically Used

Flowers

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Medium

Thyme Essential Oil

Fresh, medicinal, herbaceous.


Botanical Name

Thymus vulgaris/ Thymus zygis

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Pale Yellow (May Vary, Depending on Specific Botanical, Chemotype and Distillation)

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Flowers/Buds

Perfumery Note

Middle

Oil Consistency

Medium and Slightly Oily

Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil is medicinal, fresh, woody, earthy, herbaceous.

Botanical Name

Melaleuca alternifolia

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear with a Yellow Tinge

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves

Perfumery Note

Middle

Oil Consistency

Thin

Tangerine Essential Oil

Fresh, sweet, citrusy, similar to the brighter aroma of tangerine peels (as compared to orange peels), but more concentrated.


Botanical Name

Citrus reticulata

Common Method of Extraction

Cold Pressed/Expressed

Oil Color

Greenish Orange

Plant Part Typically Used

Citrus Rind (Peel)

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin

Tagetes Essential Oil

Fresh, sweet, floral, slightly fruity.

Botanical Name

Tagetes minuta

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Gold

Plant Part Typically Used

Flowers

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin - Medium

Spearmint Essential Oil

Minty, slightly fruity aroma that is less bright than peppermint.

Botanical Name

Mentha spicata / Mentha cardiaca

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Flowers/Buds

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin

Saro Essential Oil

Camphorous, Slightly Lemony/Fruity.

Botanical Name

Cinnamosma fragrans

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear to Pale Yellow

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin

Sandalwood Essential Oil

Rich, sweet, fragrant yet delicate, woody, floral.


Botanical Name

Santalum album

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear with a Yellow Tinge

Plant Part Typically Used

Wood

Perfumery Note

Base

Oil Consistency

Medium - Thick

Spanish Sage Essential Oil

Herbaceous, Camphorous with a Subtle Lavender Characteristic.

Botanical Name

Salvia lavandulaefolia or Salvia lavandulafolia

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Flowers/Buds

Perfumery Note

Middle

Oil Consistency

Medium

Rosemary Essential Oil

Fresh, herbaceous, sweet, slightly medicinal.

Botanical Name

Rosmarinus officinalis

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Flowers/Buds

Perfumery Note

Middle

Oil Consistency

Thin

Rose Otto Essential Oil

Strongly floral, sweet.

Botanical Name

Rosa damascena

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled (called Rose Otto Essential Oil), Solvent Extracted (called Rose Absolute) or CO2 Extracted (called Rose CO2 Extract)

Oil Color

Deep Red for Rose Absolute, Light Yellow for Rose Otto

Plant Part Typically Used

Flowers/Petals

Perfumery Note

Middle

Oil Consistency

Thick for the Rose Absolute, Thin for Rose Otto

Rosalina Essential Oil

Fresh, lemony, slightly camphorous and floral.

Botanical Name

Melaleuca ericifolia

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear to Pale Yellow

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin

Ravensara Essential Oil

Slightly medicinal, eucalyptus-like, slightly sweet with a fruity hint.

Botanical Name

Ravensara aromatica

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear with a Tinge of Yellow

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves This profile pertains to the leaf oil. For most applications, oil distilled from the bark should be avoided due to the significant ratio of Estragole (Methyl Chavicol) content.

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin

Plai Essential Oil

Fresh, spicy, woody, peppery.

Botanical Name

Zingiber cassumunar or Zingiber montanum

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear to Pale Yellow

Plant Part Typically Used

Rhizomes (Roots)

Perfumery Note

Top-Middle

Oil Consistency

Thin

Scotch Pine Essential Oil

Fresh, woody, earthy, balsamic.

Botanical Name

Pinus sylvestris

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear to Pale Yellow

Plant Part Typically Used

Needles

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Medium

Petitgrain Essential Oil

Fresh, sweet, yet tart with subtle floral and woody characteristics.

Botanical Name

Citrus aurantium bigarade

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear with a Yellow Tinge

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Twigs

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin

Peru Balsam Essential Oil

Sweet, fresh, earthy, balsamic.

Botanical Name

Myroxylon balsamum / Myroxylon pereirae

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Dark Brown

Plant Part Typically Used

Balsam

Perfumery Note

Base

Oil Consistency

Very Thick

Peppermint Essential Oil

Minty, reminiscent of peppermint candies, but more concentrated. More fragrant than spearmint.

Botanical Name

Mentha piperita

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Oil Color

Clear with a Yellow Tinge

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves and Flowers/Buds

Perfumery Note

Top

Oil Consistency

Thin