Mimosa

Mimosa

mimosaLatin name Acacia dealbata – Family species Mimosaceae

Mimosa, also known as Acacia decurrens var dealbata and Sydney Black Wattle, is used as a fixative in soaps and fragrance for high class perfumery. There is an absolute and a concrete.

 

Oil Selection Guide

Color – Amber
Viscosity – Viscous
Scent – Woody, floral, somewhat green
Perfume Aroma – Middle to top note

Oil Source Information

Plant Type – Tree
Parts Used – Flowers, Twig ends
Countries of Origin – Australia, Africa, France, Italy
Extraction Method – Solvent extraction

Known Chemical Constituents

Palmic aldehyde, anisic acid, enanthic acid, acetic acid, phenols

Uses of Mimosa

Used somewhat in aromatherapy. Used as a fixative in soaps and fragrance for high class perfumery.

Mimosa blends well with

  • balsam
  • benzoin
  • cassie
  • citronella
  • lavandin
  • lavender
  • violet
  • ylang ylang

Special Precautions*

* See Safety and Usage.

References and Resources

See References and Resources page.



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