Lilac CO2 Extract Total / Essential Oil (Syringa vulgaris)


Lilac may also be referred to as Common Lilac. It is typically processed in Europe, Asia and North America using steam or hydro distillation, co2 select extraction, or absolute as a method for extracting oil from the flowers.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description:

    Cool Earthy Exotic Floral Fresh Rich Sensual Slightly sweet Soft

  • Common Name(s): Common Lilac
  • Botanical Family: Oleaceae
  • Botanical Genus: Syringa
  • Perfumery Note: Middle
  • Aroma chemistry: A bit of explanation of CO2 Extracts  Total grade of CO2 extracts - these are extracts manufactured by using only CO2 as solvent... they contain the essential oil from the plant been processed + plant waxes. These are solid waxy products at room temperature and are soluble in carrier oils... A water bath at 50 centigrade will liquify them and make them suitable for inclusion in skin care and cosmetic formulations.  Select grade of CO2 extracts - in most of the cases these are extracts which have been made by adding organic ethanol as co-solvent during the extraction of the raw materials. The CO2 extracts made this way contain the volatile components /essential oils/ and are water and/or ethanol soluble. Lets say "food grade" and could be used as flavors... An example is utilization of Linden and Elderflower CO2 selective extracts in production of yogurt, for flavoring of mineral waters etc. Rose and Lavender selective CO2 extracts are an exception - both of them are produced by using only CO2 as solvent. They are lipid soluble and suitable for inclusion in skin care formulations...  This particular extract is Total grade.
  • Color: Light purple in color
  • Countries of Production: Europe, Asia and North America
  • Indigenous Country: Middle East and Eastern Europe, particularly the Balkan region
  • Cultivation: Distiller is Certified Organic
  • Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation, CO2 Select Extraction, or Absolute
  • Part Typically Used: Flowers
  • Shelf Life: 8 years
  • Ethically and sustainably sourced Ethically and sustainably sourced
  • Organic Organic
  • Vegan Vegan
  • Not Pregnancy Safe Not recommended or safe if pregnant or nursing

Essential Details

Benefits & Uses

May be benefitial for addressing the following ailments:

Fever Hemorrhoids Muscular aches and pains Muscular Inflammation Parasitic Skin Infections Skin : All types Sun Burn : Mild Wrinkles

Therapeutic Benefits of Lilac:

Anti-bacterial Anti-depressant Anti-fungal Anti-viral Astringent Calming Digestive tonic Insect Repellent

Other Uses for Lilac:

Lilac Oil is a valuable ingredient for aromatics such as perfumes, body lotions, scented candles, incense sticks, room fresheners and soaps and other cosmetics.


Botanical Description of Lilac:

Syringa vulgaris is a deciduous shrub that is native to Eastern Europe and the Balkans but has since spread through Europe and has been naturalized in much of North America. From a growth standpoint, the Lilac plant can stretch up to 15 feet tall with deep green leaves, leathery capsule-like fruits and oval clusters of colorful blossoms. The smell of the flowers is authentic, exquisite and intoxicating.


History of Lilac:

Syringa vulgaris is native to temperate regions of Asia and Eastern Europe. They are low-maintenance plants, which can be usually grown. Out of all the species, it is the most popular lilac, which can grow in temperate regions in any part of the world. Since the 19th century, lilac oil has been used to treat various disorders, and its medicinal uses have been discovered long back.

Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities