Orange Blossom Absolute
aka neroli absolute. solvent extracted citrus aurantium petals
Solvent extracted flowers
Orange floral absolute is produced from the concrete. The orange floral concrete is obtained through solvent extraction of the flowers. It is then washed with alcohol to produce the absolute. the main note that emerges from the orange floral absolute is floral : followed by herbaceous and pronounced fruity facets, evoking ripe fruit. It is the presence of linalool in the flowers which gives this floral character to the essential oil, and therefore to the absolute.
The heady orange floral absolute is mainly used in the perfume industry.
".....powerful floral tenacious, with a rich indolic aspect characteristic of orange blossoms....."