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Opoponax eo / Intense, Sweet, Balsamic, Resinous, Fruity, Spicy / $32 oz Commiphora guidotti

  • Product # 1266
  • Part Distilled resin
  • Process hydro distilled
  • Growth Method wild harvest
  • Origin Kenya

ODORS OF OPOPONAX by REBECCA LINLEY FRIPP

Far freighted from the sunny seas,
The idlest little toying breeze,
Came straying through the orchard trees,
’Mid paling flowers and homing bees,
To haunt me, in this hour of ease,
With odors of opoponax.


And suddenly, my soul lay bare,
In that quaint, seaside city, where
The fragrance fills the evening air.
O Memory, an unspoken prayer
Finds voiceless utterance, musky, rare,
In odors of opoponax!

I live again that wondrous night-—
No moon, but star-strewn heavens of light,
And thou, gowned in that misty white,
A dream—a spirit—
Dear, I might
Have dreamed it all—that lost delight——
That dim-lit hour’s reluctant flight—
Save odors of 
opoponax! 
 


Opoponax essential oil (Commiphera guidotti) is a pale yellow or orange colored liquid displaying a rich, intensely sweet, balsamic-resinous aroma with a delicate fruity-spicy undertone of good tenacity.

In natural perfumery is used in chypre, fougere, incense bouquets, leather bases, Oriental bouquets, forest notes, heavy-floral perfumes.

Blends well with aglaia absolute; agarwood eo and co2; allspice eo, co2 and abs; amber sweet melange; ambergris melange; ambrette seed eo, co2 and abs; amyris eo; angelica root eo, co2 and abs; angelica seed eo; anise eo; anise star eo; apple melange; apricot melange; balsam copaiba; balsam gurjun; benzion abs; blood orange eo; bois de rose eo; bay leaf eo; buddhawood eo and co2; cabreuva eo; cade eo; caraway eo and co2; clary sage eo and abs; cassia bark eo and co2; coriander seed eo and co2; currant black abs; fennel eo and co2; calamus eo and aco; cedarwood eo's and abs's; chai spice melange; choya nakh; choya loban; choya ral; cinnamon bark eo, co2 and abs; clove bud, eo, co2 and abs; clove sweet abs; coffee eo, co2 and abs; cocoa co2 and abs;  cypriol/nagarmotha eo and co2; fenugreek eo, co2 and abs; frankincense eo, co2 and abs; elemi eo and abs; galbanum eo, co2 and abs; grapefruit eo; ginger eo, co2 and abs; hay abs; guiacawood eo; hazelnut co2; henna co2; ho wood eo; jasmine co2 and abs; juniper berry eo, co2 and abs; lavender eo, co2 and abs; kapur kachari eo; labdanum absolute; lawang eo; lotus abs; mandarin eo; mexcan linaloe wood eo; mimosa abs; neroli eo; mushroom abs; muhuhu eo; nigella damascena abs; nutmeg eo, co2 and abs; orange blossom abs; palo santo eo; osmanthus abs; pepper eo, co2 and abs; poplar bud abs and eo; rose eo, co2 and abs; saffron co2;  sandalwood eo, co2 and abs; verbena eo and abs; violet leaf as; ylang eo, co2 and abs; tonka bean abs

 

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Note: Limit 10 samples per order.