CAS Number: 84929-52-2 ; 68916-81-4
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EINECS Number: 284-536-2
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Intensely attractive and unabashedly coveted, the fragrance of Linden Blossom Absolute is deeply narcotic and floral with amazingly rich facets of warmed honey, pollen and tea. But that is just the rudimentary impression. As one continues to smell, you encounter notes of tonka bean, violet leaf, chamomile as well as a burning notes chicory. The overall effect is dense and complex, thickly sweet and yet also bitter.
Linden is a truly ancient tree, fossilized parts of the trees can be found throughout northern Europe dating as far back as over 50 million million years ago. It certainly boasts a rich history, and is considered a sacred tree in many folklores, thanks to its naturally intoxicating aroma. Along with numerous other benefits of the linden blossom, this tree is particularly special to many beekeepers in the production of monofloral honey and has been used for flavoring herbal teas and tinctures for hundreds of years.
Warm, floral, honey-like, with a slight citrus-like note.
Linden Blossom is used more in perfumery than in aromatherapy, but it works very well on conditions with a prominent emotional component. It opens the heart and relaxes those that feel they have too much on their chest. It can be used for migraine, stress related conditions and nervous tension. It is also beneficial for insomnia, hysterics and stomach conditions that are due to stress. Linden is the quintessential of love and compassion, the
Green Tara of trees. It can be used to meditate on spiritual and transcendental love and to open the chakra of the heart. Its protective and therapeutic energy is well suited for any kind of healing ritual.