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Vanilla Vanilla plantifolia

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Botanical Name:  Vanilla planifolia
Plant Part:  Fruit
Extraction Method:  Food Grade Solvent
Origin:  Brazil

Description:  Vanilla is a perennial herbaceous climbing vine that can grow up to 25 meters (82 feet) high and that is native to Central America and Mexico.  In cultivation the deep trumpet-shaped flowers of the Vanilla must be hand-pollinated; while in Mexico the native humming bird does the work.  The green capsules or fruit are picked, cured, and the immature Vanilla pod or bean is fermented and dried to turn it into a fragrant brown vanilla bean.

Colour:  Orange-Brown

Common Uses:  Vanilla essential oil is considered a premiere sensual aphrodisiac and one of the most popular flavors/aromas.  Comforting and relaxing.  It is also an ingredient in Oriental type perfumes.

Consistency:  Medium

Note:  Middle-Top

Strength of Aroma:  Medium to Strong

Blends well with:  Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Sandalwood, Tangerine, and Vetiver.

Aromatic Scent:  Vanilla is one of the most well known scents.  The essential oil has a rich, sweet, vanilla odor.

History:  After civil wars and reduced availability, the price of Vanilla essential oil has risen to the point of most absolutes.  Nonetheless, the true oil is recognized as being well worth the price.

Cautions:  No known toxicity.  Avoid high concentration in pregnancy.  Avoid very high concentrations in skin care.

Important Note:  The information provided is for educational purposes only.

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  • Model: AEO.VAN
  • 9976 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Essentialz

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 25 April, 2006.