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    Calamus Root Oil “Wild Harvest”

    Calamus Root Oil “Wild Harvest”

    CAS: 8015-79-0
    Regular price $8.00 USD
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    Calamus root essential oil, also known as "Sweet Flag",  is a pale yellow liquid displaying a smooth, warm,  woody-earthy-spicy bouquet with a milky, sweet undertone of very good tenacity. You have never smelled anything quite like this lovely rare oil.

    Our calamus oil is wild harvested in Nepal and is wonderful for adding complex and interesting notes to a scent. It's gentle spice is vaguely reminiscent of the scent of cinnamon bark floating on the air while its earthy tones are well rounded and subtle.

    Calamus oil contains around 70% asarones which are restricted by IFRA in natural oils to 0.01% of a finished product. Despite the restrictions this is still a wonderful material to have in the perfumer's palette and is most certainly still useable in commercial scents.

    Origin: Nepal (Wild Harvested)
    Variety: Acorus Calamus 
    Part: Rhizomes
    Method: Steam distillation at source

    Appearance: pale straw liquid
    Longevity: > 120 hours on a smelling strip

    ⓘ Note
    This is neither a perfume nor a foodstuff; it is a raw material for use in manufacturing. Do not consume. Do not apply to skin. Keep away from children.

    General Information

    Like most suppliers and makers of quality raw materials for fragrances, we do not filter many of our products. This ensures that no odiferous matter is lost prior to use but can result in the appearance of small particles or slight clouding.

    All alcoholic fragrances should be macerated for up to a month and then chilled in a moderate freezer overnight before being filtered fine. This will remove all cloudiness or detritus and is the industry norm.

    IFRA Standards

    Permitted amounts in finished product:

    IFRA 51: 0.0071%

    These are derived from calculated concentrations which do not replace chromatographic quantification on individual lots. Disclaimer...

    Label Requirements

    Ingredients may need to be listed as per your local legislation based on data found in the EU allergens report.

    Additional Requirements

    For Trade Use Only

    Our products are intended as building blocks in the perfume creation process; they are not to be applied to the skin undiluted.

    These raw materials are for use by the perfumery trade only.

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Simon D T Wenzel
    Sacred Lake

    Calamus oil a very unique extract. Warm, spicy at the same time cool and freshwater aquatic. Hard to place, but very interesting and addictive. A bit swampy which at first can seem a bit challenging but which actually contributes to the "naturalness" of the oil. Smelling this, I was immediately taken back to times I have been foraging fresh Calamus rhizomes around a nearby lake. Great offering! This oil seems to become rarer and rarer to find.

    • Regulations

      All of our products are compliant with EU 1223/2009 and the NZCPGS. None of our bases contain prohibited materials and regulatory compliance is possible depending on usage.

    • IFRA Conformity

      All of our bases can be used in products requiring conformity with the latest IFRA standards. Check the use levels under the Usage Restrictions section above.

    • Nitro Musks

      Some of our products may contain small amounts of EU and IFRA compliant musk ketone. We never use musk xylene, musk ambrette or any other prohibited materials.