Rosa bourboniana \Edward Rose Absolute



Olfactory Properties of Edward Rose/Rosa bourboniana absolute/South India
Edward Rose or Rosa bourboniana is grown extensively in India particularly at the base of of the Palani Hills, west of Madurai in the State of Tamil Nadu and in Rajasthan near Ajmer. In South India it is grown primarily from the fresh garland market and in Rajasthan for making rose water and gulkand(a type of rose-petal jam) In Rajasthan a small amount of the crop goes for making traditonal attar and essential oil and in Tamil Nadu for extracting the concrete/absolute.

The absolute of Rosa bourboniana reveals a unique sweet-heavy, honeyed, green mossy, ambery, roseaceous bouquet. The sweet, roseaceous, honeyed note comes to the forefront as the dry-out phase commences becoming more delicate and sublime with the passage of the hours. Tenacity and strength of the absolute is very good.

Blends well with a great variety of materials-benzoin abs; agarwood eo and attar; aglaia odorata abs; ambrette eo, co2 and abs; amyris eo; araucaria eo; boronia abs; broom abs; cabreuva eo; carnation abs; cassie abs; cedarwood oils; champaca attar and abs; cistus eo and abs; coriander eo and co2; fir balsam abs; frangipani abs; frankincense eo, co2 and abs; guiacwood eo; gurjun balsam eo; helichrysum eo and abs; hay abs; howood eo; jasmin absolutes; kewda ruh and attar; labdanum eo and abs; lemonbalm eo, abs and co2; magnolia lily co2; mandarin petigrain oil; mimosa abs; muhuhu eo; night queen abs; orris eo, co2 and abs; orangeflower abs; osmanthus abs; palmarosa eo; patchouli eo, co2 and abs; rose abs and eo's; rose leaf abs; rosewood eo; saffron attar and co2; sandalwood eo, co2 and abs; siamwood eo; tagetes eo and abs; tonka bean abs; tuberose abs; verbena eo and abs; vetiver eo, co2 and abs; ylang eo, co2 and abs;

In perfumery Rosa bourboniana this lovely absolute can be used in rose bases, garland perfumes, sacred essences, high class perfumes, new mown hay compositions, incense creations, chypres, fougueres, oriental perfumes