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Tonka Bean (30% absolute/70% ethanol) / Carmelic, Coumarinic, Balsamic, Fruity / $90 oz Dipteryx odorata

  • Product # 1352
  • Part Distilled bean
  • Process solvent/ethanol
  • Growth Method wild harvest
  • Origin South American/French-extracted

Tonka Bean (30% absolute/70% ethanol) / Carmelic, Coumarinic, Balsamic, Fruity / $90 oz

Tonka Bean, Dipteryx odorata, absolute / 30% in 70% perfumer's alcohol.

Colleagues in France are beginning to increase the availability of a number of difficult to work with absolutes by diluting them in perfumer's alcohol.

Tonka bean absolute in its pure state is a solid crystalline mass and needs to be heated before it can be diluted in alcohol or carrier oils. In perfumers alcohol it is a golden brown flowable liquid, displaying an incredibly rich, intensely sweet, carmelic, warm- coumarinic, balsamic bouquet with a dried fruity, powdery herbaceous undertone. It is an altogether delightful material and in this natural dilution reveals even more of its complex nature because it is "decompressed" from its solid form thus stretching out its olfactory qualities for easier olfactory assimilation.

In natural perfumery has wide application for its excellent fixative value. Its warm, suave, sweet smoothnes finds use in fougere, chypre, new mown hay, Oriental bases, incense perfumes., high class florals, precious woods, herbal bouquets, amber bases.

Blends well with allspice eo and co2; artemisia annua eo; amber sweet melange; angelica root eo and co2; angelica seed eo; apple melange; apricot melange;  bay leaf eo; amyris eo; baronia abs; beeswax abs; bergamot eo; benzoin eo and abs; bois de rose eo; buddhawood eo and co2; cabreuva eo; carnation abs; carrot seed eo and co2; cassie abs;  bergamot eo; cassia eo and co2; chamomile roman/english eo; chamomile wild eo and abs;  cinnamon eo, co2 and absolute; cocoa co2; clove bud eo, co2 and abs; cistus eo and abs; champaca abs; champa white flower eo; champa white leaf eo;clover sweet abs; coconut co2; coriander seed eo, co2 and abs; currant black abs;  elder flower eo and co2; erigeron eo;  fir balsam abs; fenugreek eo, co2 and abs;  flouve eo and abs; geranium eo and abs; helichrysum eo and abs; hops co2; hyssop eo; jasmin absolutes; khella eo; labdanum eo and abs; lavender eo, co2 anda abs; lemonbalm eo;  lemon eo; lemon essence eo; lime eo; lime essence eo; mimosa abs; mate abs; massoia bark eo and co2; mandarin eo; myrrh eo, co2 and abs; nigella damascena abs; orange bitter eo; orange sweet eo; orange blossom abs;  patchouli eo, co2 and  abs; nutmeg eo, co2 anda b; oakmoss abs; peach melange; peppermint eo, co2 and abs; raspberry melange; saffron co2; styrax eo and abs; tea absolute; tangerine eo; tangerine essence eo; vanilla co2 and abs; vetiver eo, co2 and abs; violet leaf abs; tonka bean abs; ylang eo and abs; yuzu eo and abs; zdravetz eo and abs

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Note: Limit 10 samples per order.