|Article number:||Cacao Absolute EO 5mL|
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If ever an aroma could be said to impart feelings of comfort and well-being, our organicåÂ‰ÛÊCocoa Absolute surely is one! The luscious, enticing aroma is hard to resist; it is highly recommended for chocolate lovers as the aroma is like that of fine dark chocolate - good enough to eat (but please don't)!åÂ‰ÛÊCocoa Absolute seems ideally suited for environmental fragrancing as well as scenting decadent soaps and candles ‰Û_ÌãÌÂ and for those who just can‰Û_ÌãÌ«t get enough of that delicious smell!
PLEASE NOTE:åÂ‰ÛÊCocoa Absolute - Organic contains a small amount of caffeine7; if you are highly sensitive to, or have an allergy to caffeine, we recommend avoiding this oil. Soluble in alcohol, partially soluble in fixed (vegetal) oils; please see Blending Suggestions below. In addition, Cocoa Absolute is not recommended for aromatherapy; it is intended for use in perfumery only.
Aromatic Profile: Warm, balsamic, very rich, as in the aroma of dark unsweetened chocolate with a bitter and faint, almost spicy back note; has fixative properties and is very tenacious.
Appearance:åÂ‰ÛÊVery dark brown, viscous, opaque, paste-like mass that is pourable when gently heated. Will require special useåÂ‰ÛÊinstructionsåÂ‰ÛÊto blend.
Blending Suggestions:åÂ‰ÛÊOur organicåÂ‰ÛÊCocoa Absolute is completely soluble in alcohol. Dilute and add drop by drop to your blends until the desired effect is achieved. Although it is not soluble in fixed (vegetable) oils, it does impart its aroma when the carrier oil/Cocoa Absolute combination is gently heated and shaken. In this case, the absolute will settle to the bottom, leaving a highly scented, clear, light brown oil layer on top.
Blends Well With:åÂ‰ÛÊBalsam of Peru,åÂ‰ÛÊBergamot,åÂ‰ÛÊBlack Currant Bud,åÂ‰ÛÊCinnamon,åÂ‰ÛÊCistus,åÂ‰ÛÊClove,åÂ‰ÛÊCoffee,åÂ‰ÛÊCognac,åÂ‰ÛÊGinger,åÂ‰ÛÊJasmine,åÂ‰ÛÊLabdanum,åÂ‰ÛÊLime, Mimosa,åÂ‰ÛÊNutmeg,åÂ‰ÛÊOrange,åÂ‰ÛÊOsmanthus,åÂ‰ÛÊPatchouli,åÂ‰ÛÊPeppermint,åÂ‰ÛÊRose,åÂ‰ÛÊSandalwood,åÂ‰ÛÊSpearmint,åÂ‰ÛÊTobacco,åÂ‰ÛÊTonka Bean,åÂ‰ÛÊVanilla,åÂ‰ÛÊVetiver,åÂ‰ÛÊYlang Ylang. In base accords, trace amounts "can be used to impart exotic effects."8
Safety Considerations:åÂ‰ÛÊContains a small amount of caffeine9;åÂ‰ÛÊif you are highly sensitive to, or have an allergy to caffeine, we recommend avoiding this oil. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.