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Linden Blossom Absolute (Lime Blossom Absolute)

Linden Blossom Absolute and CO2 Extract

Reliable sources indicate that Linden Blossom Absolute is often adulterated. Purchase with caution and only from reputable sources.

Botanical Name

Tilia vulgaris / Tilia cordata

Linden Blossoms

Common Method of Extraction

Solvent Extracted Absolute or CO2 Extracted

Plant Part Typically Used

Blossoms

Color of Absolute

Linden Blossom Absolute

Deep Coffee Brown

Consistency

Medium

Perfumery Note

Middle

Strength of Initial Aroma

Medium - Strong

Aromatic Description

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.]

Major Constituent

Farnesol

[Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 229.]

Linden Blossom Absolute Safety Information

No reliable safety data seems to be available regarding Linden Blossom Absolute.

General Safety Information

Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. For general dilution information, read AromaWeb's Guide to Diluting Essential Oils. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications. Before using this or any essential oil, carefully read AromaWeb's Essential Oil Safety Information page. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

Shelf Life

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