Magnolia Flower Essential Oil
Botanical binomial: Michelia alba
INCI Name: Michelia Alba Flower Oil
Other names: White Jade Orchid Tree
CAS number: 92457-18-6
Country of Origin: China
Part of plant used in production: Flowering top
Methods of production: Steam Distillation
Description: An ancient flowering plant with a sweet floral scent, Magnolia can be found blooming in early Spring. Magnolia essential oil gives a unique and exotic scent to perfumes while bringing relaxation and calm to the wearer.
Characteristics: Flowery, having a characteristic of Magnolia flowers.
Appearance: Pale yellowish clear liquid Medium.
Properties: Calming, relaxing, eases tension from mind and body, balancing, helps relieve menstrual cramps
Constituents: Linalool, Methyl 2-Methylbutanoate, Trans-B-Caryophyllene
Uses: Perfumery, aromatherapy blends, soap making, bath and body products
Blends well with: Ylang Ylang, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Neroli, Patchouli, Sandalwood
Interesting Facts: The flowers are harvested in the morning when they are still closed. They then open in the evening and are processed overnight. The bud has practically no smell at all compared to the flower when open; where it loses all its fragrance, when the flower opens on the bush.
Safety: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.