Latin 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.
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
Applications and Uses
Used somewhat in aromatherapy. Used as a fixative in soaps and fragrance for high class perfumery.
Mimosa 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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