Folk Wisdom: Muscle relaxer, calming and sedative effects, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antibacterial properties. Cicatrisant, meaning it has cell-regenerative properties, making it helpful for healing scars. Soothing for irritated skin conditions.
Scent profile: Floral-fruity, citrus, mothball/animal, honey. Low growing hyacinth bear stalks with many small flowers often purple or “blue as birds' eggs” according to Homer. lacking a significant amount of linalool they are not as 'floral smelling' as some of their relatives. Only smells like hyacinth upon extreme dilution.
Composition: Benzyl acetate (fruity, jasmine-like), farnesene (Woody, green vegetative with a hint of a floral nuance. It has a slight gin herbal and citrus dry out), indole (animal like), phenylacetaldehyde (Honey, floral rose, powdery, fermented, chocolate with a slight earthy nuance)
Part Used ~ Flowers
Extraction Method ~ Hexane Free Absolute
Origin ~ Netherlands
Note Classification ~ Middle