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    Litsea Cubeba Oil, Wild

    Litsea Cubeba Oil, Wild

    CAS: 8024-01-9
    Synonyms: May Chang
    Regular price $4.00 USD
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    Litsea Cubeba has a bit of a bad reputation owing to the fact that it has a fairly high amount of citronellal — a chemical people often attribute to pest repellant. But the complexity of this very lemony oil makes it a wonderful nuancer and it most definitely deserves a come back.

    In 1946, Jean Carles created Ma Griffe (1946) for Carven using 1% Citronella oil and 2% Styrallyl Acetate. Replacing the Citronella with Litsea Cubeba makes for a more subtle effect.

    With around 70% citral, this blends with all members of the citrus family and is a great booster for lemon especially. As it lasts around ten times longer than that oil, it is a perfect solution when you need to prolong lemon into the heart of your fragrance.

    Origin: Indonesia
    Variety: Litsea Cubeba
    Part: Berries
    Method: Steam distillation at source

    Appearance: Colourless liquid
    Longevity: Lasts > 40 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: Coming Soon

    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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