CAS Number: 8023-80-1 ; 90131-21-8
FEMA Number: 2504
EINECS Number: 290-331-9
Paras Code: PAO2040
Broom Absolute oil also commonly known as Genet absolute is a wild or cultivated small decorative shrub that grows prominently on the rocky coasts, woods, in fields and arid-rocky mountains of central and southern Europe and around the Mediterranean basin. The plant has gray stems with multiple, flexible branches, alternate leaves and golden yellow flowers arranged in terminal racemes that blossom in late spring.
According to Guenther, the yellow-golden flowers possess an aroma reminiscent of orange blossoms and grape. Over 1200 kg of flowers are required to produce a kilogram of concrete which after washing yields 0.35 kilogram of alcohol-soluble absolute.
The concrete is produced by Primary Solvent Extraction of the fresh flowers and the absolute is obtained by solvent extracting the concrete.
Golden to dark brown viscous liquid.
Rich, sweet, honey, fruity-floral aroma comparable to orange blossom wrapped around with hay and tobacco nuances.