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Mastic essential oil / Green, Resinous(Galbanum-like), Balsamic, Coniferous/ $75 oz Pistacia lentiscus

  • Product # 1247
  • Part Distilled resin
  • Process steam distilled
  • Growth Method wild harvest
  • Origin Morocco

Thus sauntering on, sometimes talking with Antoine, a species of shrub, which I had not much observed before, attracted my particular attention among the arbutus and numerous other well-known varieties. It was a bushy evergreen, of shapely growth, five or six feet high, with masses of foliage and clusters of bright red berries, having an aromatic scent.

“What do you call this shrub, Antoine?” plucking a branch.

“Lustinea; the country people express an oil from the berries for use in their lamps.”

 

“Ah! I perceive it is the Lentiscus.” In Africa and the isle of Scios they make incisions in the stems, from which the gum mastic is procured. The Turks chew it to sweeten the breath. It grows also in Provence, Italy, and Spain.
Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and
Sardinia, by Thomas Forester

 

Mastic essential oil (Pistacia lentiscus) is a colorless to pale yellow liquid displaying a fresh, green,  resinous(galbanum-like) aroma with a sweet balsamic, coniferous undertone.

In natural perfumery it is used in citrus colognes, incense perfumes, fougere, sacred essences, culinary perfumes, green accords

Blends well with allspice eo, co2 and abs; ambrette seed eo, co2 and abs; amyris eo; aromoise eo; bay leaf eo and abs; beeswax abs; benzoin abs; bergamot eo; boise de rose eo; blood orange eo; carnation abs; carrot seed eo, co2 and abs; cassia eo and co2; cinnamon bark eo, co2 and abs; cistus eo and abs; clary sage eo and abs; clove bud eo, co2 and abs; coconut co2; coriader seed eo, co2 and abs; costus root eo and co2; black currant abs; fir balsam eo and abs; frankincense  eo, co2 and abs; geranium eo and abs; guiacawood eo; hay absolute; ho wood eo; labdanum eo and abs; lavender eo, co2 and abs; nutmeg eo, co2 and abs; patchouli eo, co2 and abs; oakmoss abs; pepper black eo, co2 and abs; osmanthus abs; vetiver eo, co2 and abs; violet leaf abs; tonka bean absolute; ylang eo and abs

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Note: Limit 10 samples per order.