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Rose centifolia abs "Rose de mai" (France) / Rich, Deep, Honeyed, Rosaceous / $450 oz Rosa centifolia

  • Product # rose cent fr abs
  • Part Distilled flower
  • Origin France

"LITTLE ROSE-MOSS beside the stone, 
Are you lonely in the garden?
There are no friends of you,
And the birds are gone.
Shall I pick you?"

"Little girl up by the hollyhock,
I am not lonely.
I feel the sun burning,
I hold light in my cup,
I have all the rain I want,
I think things to myself that you don't know,
And I listen to the talk of crickets.
I am not lonely,
But you may pick me
And take me to your mother."

-- Poems by a Little Girl by Hilda Conkling


Rose de Mai absolute (Rosa centifolia) is an orange-brown to orange-yellow viscous liquid which has a rich, sweet, honeyed and  deep-rosy, very tenacious odor. The spicy tonalities are usually less pronounced, while the honeylike notes are similar to those of the damascena absolute.

Rose de Mai Absolute isused very extensively in floral bases, chypres, and Oriental bases.

Blends well with agarwood eo and co2; ambergris melange; amber sweet melange; ambrette seed eo, co2 and abs; anise star eo and co2; apricot melange;  benzoin eo and abs; buddhawood eo and co2; cabreuva eo; cardamom eo, co2 and abs; champa white flower eo; champa white leaf eo; clove bud eo, co2 and abs; copal bark co2;  coriander eo and co2; cypriol eo and co2; erigeron eo; frankincense eo, co2 and abs; geranium eo and abs; genet abs; hay abs; jasmine co2 and abs; labdanum eo and abs; lavender eo, co2 and abs; lawang eo; muhuhu eo; neroli eo; orange blossom abs; orris root eo, co2 and abs; palmarosa eo; patchouli eo, co2 and abs; raspberry melange; saffron co2; sage clary eo and abs; sandalwood eo, co2 and abs; strawberry melange; styrax eo and abs; tonka abs; tolu balsam abs; vanilla co2 and abs; vetiver eo, co2 and abs; ylang eo and abs; zdravetz eo and abs

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Note: Limit 10 samples per order.