CAS Number: 68916-55-2 ; 84603-58-7
EINECS Number: 283-259-4
Product code: PAO2055
Sambucus nigra is a very common feature of hedgerows and scrubland in Britain and northern Europe, but is also widely grown as an ornamental shrub or small tree. Both the flowers and the berries have a long tradition of culinary use, primarily for cordial and wine. Elder Flower Absolute is one of the oldest healing aromatics still in use today.
In natural perfumery, Elderflower Absolute Oil can be used in high class florals herbaceous bouquets, sacred perfumes, mythological essences, chypre, fougere, etc. Elderflower Absolute possesses potent astringent, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties which moderates the production of oil in the skin pores and hair follicles making it an excellent addition to skincare products. It can also help ease unwanted muscle spasms and work to reduce minor pain and inflammation.
Elderflower Absolute Oil is widely used by aromatherapists to promote feelings of sense and calm and is considered by some to be a potent aphrodisiac. It can also contribute to alleviating anxiety, irritability and situational depression.