Caraway-type Essences



Caraway-type Essences

Essences in this group include Caraway seed eo and co2; dill eo and co2; spearmint eo and abs

Aromatic terms associated with individual essences in this group are:

Caraway seed eo and co2(Carum carvi)-, sweet, sharp, pungent, warm,aromatic, "rye" bread-like

Dill Seed eo and co2(Anethum graveolens)- powerful, fresh, peppery, aromatic, warm-spicy

Spearmint eo, co2 and abs(Mentha spicata)-warm, sharp, green-herbaceous, penetrating, powerful

This group of oils blends well with-
amyris eo
anise seed eo
basil eo, co2 and abs
benzoin abs
bergamot eo
birch sweet eo
blood orange eo
bois de rose eo
carrot seed eo
cassia bark eo and co2
cedrela wood eo
clary sage eo and abs
clove bud eo, co2, and abs
cumin seed eo, co2 and abs
cubeb eo
currant black abs
dill seed eo and co2
fir balsam abs
geranium eo and abs
gurjun balsam eo
ho leaf eo
ho wood eo
hops eo and co2
hyacinth abs
juniper berry eo, co2 and abs
lavender eo, co2 and abs
mimosa abs
orange bitter eo
orange sweet eo
patchouli eo, co2 and abs
petitgrain eo's
rose abs
rosemary eo, co2 and abs
thyme eo and abs
tonka bean abs
tuberose abs
verbena eo and abs
violet leaf abs
ylang eo and abs

In natural perfumery the caraway type essences can be used to good effect in trace amounts in spice bases, amber perfumes, colognes, fougeres, chypre, precious wood notes, herbal bouquets, Oriental accords, culinary creations


Spearmint oil-"In perfumery the oil finds some use for its peculiar herbaceous-green effect in lavender-fougere or even in Jasmin compositions. The chief constituent of spearmint oil, Carvone, blends well with certain notes of the jasmin complex. The oil has a good and powerful effect in soap perfumes and is surprisingly stable stable in soap.."