Linden Blossom Absolute (Lime Blossom Absolute)
Reliable sources indicate that Linden Blossom Absolute is often adulterated. Purchase with caution and only from reputable sources.
Common Method of Extraction
What is an Absolute?
Plant Part Typically Used
Deep Coffee Brown
Strength of Initial Aroma
Medium - Strong
Warm, floral, honey-like, with a slight citrus-like note.
Linden Blossom Absolute Uses
Headache, insomnia, migraine, stress. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 66-67.]
[Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 229.]
No reliable safety data seems to be available regarding Linden Blossom Absolute.
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