Ambrette (Musk) Absolute
Ambrette seed oil presents as a thin oil with a Specific Gravity of about 1.0 right through to a thick viscous oil with an SG of about 0.9, depending on the method of extraction. Our ambrette oil is the thin one easily pourable at room temperature.
Ambrette Seed has sweet and rich, warm, musky, nutty aroma with a exotic touch of floral. Perfumery It is widely used as a fixative in high quality fragrance formulations to which it imparts a a strong and characteristic musk note. With a much smoother odour than synthetic musk compounds, it delivers a roundness rarely found in other perfumery materials.
Note Always dilute before application to the body.
Why is it called musk. It is called so because of its similarity to the real musk, obtained from a bag being behind the navel of the male musk deer. This substance was renowned for its remarkably for its powerful and enduring odour.