Tuberose is extracted through the use of solvents and forms an absolute. They are night-blooming and native to Mexico.
- Botanical Family: Asparagaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers
- Method of Extraction: Solvent extraction
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Tuberose is comprised of Esters (Methyl salicylate, Benzyl benzoate, Methyl benzoate, Oxides/Ethers (1,8-Cineole), and Phenylpropanoids (Methyleugenol, (E)-Methyl isoeugenol)
- Perfumery: Primarily used in perfumery
- Circulatory: Supports healthy circulation
- Musculoskeletal: Helps with muscular spasms and inflammation
- Reproductive: Used as an aphrodisiac to boost libido
- Nervous System: Soothes feelings of anger, stress, and sadness and calms the mind and body for healthy sleep
- Scent Profile: Top note with an exotic green floral aroma.
- Longevity: The aroma of Tuberose can last up to 50 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Narcotic Floral, Green
- Blends well with: Benzoin, Bergamot, Bitter Almond, Champaca, Clary Sage, Coconut, Coriander, Clove, Davana, Frangipani, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Honeydew, Honeysuckle, Hyacinth, Jasmine, Lemon, Lily of the Valley, Lime, Magnolia, Mandarin, Nagarmotha, Opopanax, Peach, Sweet Orange, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
- Moderate risk of skin sensitization avoid use on sensitive, diseased, or damaged skin.
- Avoid using on children younger than 2.
Products Using Tuberose Absolute
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.