Latin name Boronia megastigma – Family species Rutaceae
Boronia, also sometimes referred to as Brown Boronia, is primarily used in perfumery. There is an absolute, a concrete, and an essential oil. Expensive and difficult to find (especially unadulterated).
Oil Selection Guide
Color – Dark green
Viscosity – Viscous
Scent – Fruity, spicy, fresh with rich, floral undertone
Perfume Aroma – Middle note
Oil Source Information
Plant Type – Shrub
Part Used – Flowers
Countries of Origin – Australia
Extraction Method – Enfleurage / Petroleum-ether (Steam distillation – essential oil)
Known Chemical Constituents
Ionone, eugenol, triacontane, phenols, ethyl alcohol, ethyl formate
Applications and Uses
Primarily used in perfumery, Boronia is sometimes also used as commercial flavoring.
Boronia blends well with
Precautions / Contraindications
See also Essential Oils Safety and Usage.
References and Resources
See Aromatherapy References and Resources page.
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