Violet leaf absolute
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FYI: There's no steam distillation of violet flowers and there's no essential oil of violets. Do not expect this absolute to smell flowery like violet flowers, it does not. There's no traditional aromatherapy use for this absolute. Some say it is a mild analgesic, liver decongestant and expectorant. May be helpful with acne, eczema and thread veins. Avoid on sensitive skin. Blends well with citrus and minty oils. Flash point: 176F.
(Viola odorata, solvent extracted leaf)
Average Customer Review: 5 out of 5 (5 Reviews)
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Reviewer: Dawn Stewart (corona, CA) 3.21.2012
The best Violet Leaf out there!
I have ordered from different companies and for some reason this one is softer and blends better in my perfumes. This is less $$ so I would not have expected that.
Reviewer: Michelle in Miami (Miami, FL) 2.1.2012
Very different and wonderful
I didn't know what to expect really. I just have really enjoyed the Lavender absolute a lot so I figured I'd try this one! It is as others describe very green with a very interesting deeper something! I actually made a perfume adding other E.O's for myself because I found myself so intrigued by the deepness of this scent. I read that it may be good for skin conditions as well...
Reviewer: Gretchen Morganstern (NY, NY) 4.7.2011
A LOVELY UNIQUE SPRINGTIME SCENT
Very difficult to describe the quality of this scent to customers- while it does not have the floral quality that some people may expect from having exposure to synthetic violet oils, customers are enjoying the herbaceous green note of this violet leaf absolute in my products.
Reviewer: Lynn Cochran (Winston-Salem, NC) 1.27.2011
This is a very fresh "green" scent. It's delicious, really. I cannot help but yearn for spring when I experience this violet leaf aroma. It is definitely not floral, nor is it much akin to the crisper green fragrance of cut grass. This is a soft, dew-like, garden green. I look forward to using it in a blend!
Reviewer: Alice Shin (La Crescenta, CA) 10.15.2010
This is the smell of the color green. Not as fresh as spring grass, more like a very wet, dewy green, if that makes sense. No violet scent whatsoever since it's made from the leaf and not the flower. Very good quality.
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