Description and usage notes:
A sweet, hawthorn-floral material with anisic, powdery and balsamic aspects, somewhat reminiscent of acacia. It shares some odour characteristics with anisaldehyde but is longer lasting. It can an contribute usefully to replacing both Heliotropine and Coumarin. It is incorporated into our Cyclamen Blend Educational Kit.
Arctander describes it as “Sweet, but somewhat harsh, haylike odor with floral-animal notes. Suggestive of Hawthorne, Mimosa, Heliotrope, etc. Relatively stable in soap and under similar, mild-alkaline conditions. Used in woody-floral fragrances such as Cassie, Mimosa, Fougere, Chypre, New-Mown Hay, in herbaceous citrus types, etc.” In another work, he also recommends it for blending with Flouve Oil.
This material is solid at room temperature, with a melting point of about 38 Centigrade, but for this product we have managed to obtain crystals – more usually it is melted for use – as a result we are able to offer it here undiluted without extra charge. Note that the crystals tend to clump together in lumps, so if you’re not comfortable handling solid perfume materials you may prefer to have our older Acetanisole product, where it is diluted in 50% TEC, resulting in an easy to use liquid form.