Carnation Essential Oil (Dianthus caryophyllus)
Carnation may also be referred to as Clove Pink. It is typically processed in France using solvent extracted as a method for extracting oil from the flowers.
Carnations have traditionally been used by artists, writers, and poets to inspire great works of creativity, increase motivation and provide a veritable muse of euphoria. First cultivated in ancient Egypt over 2,000 years ago, carnations are one of the world’s most popular flowers and were said to be the favorite flower of Jove, the Roman King of the Gods. Carnations represent love, purity, good fortune, graciousness, and gratitude. Carnations are so sweet!
- Aroma Description: Delightful and extremely rich, sweet honey-like, bright spicy (Clove-like), deep floral aroma with a faint minty-herbaceous undertone in the long drydown; extremely tenacious
- Common Name(s): Clove Pink
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Synonyms(s) for Dianthus caryophyllus: Caryophyllus domesticus, Caryophyllus tunica, Dianthus acinifolius, Dianthus arbuscula, Dianthus arrectus, Dianthus caryophyllus subsp. coronarius, Dianthus caryophyllus var. coronarius, Dianthus coronarius, Dianthus corsicus, Dianthus kayserianus, Dianthus morrisii, Dianthus multinervis, Silene caryophylla, Tunica caryophyllus, Tunica morrisii
- Botanical Family: Caryophyllaceae
- Botanical Genus: Dianthus
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Consistency: Viscous liquid that becomes more mobile in warm ambient temperatures
- Color: Golden straw yellow to green, semi-transparent
- Countries of Production: France
- Indigenous Country: Egypt
- Processing Methods: Solvent Extracted
- Part Typically Used: Flowers
Benefits & Uses
Properties of Carnation:
Carnation Absolute can be used in soaps, candles, potpourri, room fresheners, and in massage therapy applications.