Genet Essential Oils
Genet Essential Oils
Botanical Name: Spartium Junceum.
Plant Part: Flowers.
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction.
Origin: France and South of Italy.
Color: Dark brown, semi-solid.
Aroma: Very sweet, floral hay/honey like aroma.
Composition: Methyl-Anthranilate, Benzyl-Ciannide
Due to its floral aroma, it is extensively used in aromatherapy for treating pain, stress, mental fatigue and depression.
Genet is a plant known for its medicinal properties. It acts on the heart by regulating heart rhythm, heart rhythm disturbances, heart failure, hypotension. Diuretic: water retention, gout, rheumatism, generalized edema. Effective remedy against rheumatism and gout. It is also used against poisonous snake bites.
Genet Absolute also known as Spanish Broom is a small decorative shrub that from late spring displays small flowers reminiscent visually of sweet pea. The concrete is produced from the fresh flowers and the absolute oil is obtained by solvent extracting the concrete. This absolute oil is golden brown in colour and of a waxy consistency that becomes pourable with gentle warmth. The aroma is sweet, floral fresh with a delicate fruit note comparable to Orange Blossom Absolute entwined with warm herbaceous hay notes and all of good tenacity. Trace amounts of genet will soften, round and intensify floral, fruit and herbal compositions. The world output of this absolute is less than 200 kilos per year, largely because the bushy shrub consists of lots of thick wood, much of it dead and this makes collecting the flowers very challenging and labour intensive.
As a heraldic device, the Broom was adopted at a very early period as the badge of Brittany. Geoffrey of Anjou thrust it into his helmet at the moment of going into battle, that his troops might see and follow him. As he plucked it from a steep bank which its roots had knit together he is reputed to have said: ‘This golden plant, rooted firmly amid rock, yet upholding what is ready to fall, shall be my cognizance. I will maintain it on the field, in the tourney and in the court of justice.
30ml bottles are aluminum.
10ml, 17 ml