Violet Leaf Absolute is most commonly used in high class perfumery thanks to it's lovely green with a soft floral undertone aroma.
It can be diluted in a cream or lotion when it may be useful in skin preparations for oily, mature and wrinkly skin. It has antiseptic properties so may also be useful in treating acne or similar skin conditions.
It has anelgesic pain killing properties but these are also common in less expensive oils.
It can be burned or vaporised to soothe or calm the nervous system.
Solvent extracted from leaves.
Strong green leaf odour with delicate floral undertone.
Contains salicylic acid (mild pain reliever). Also nonadienal, parmone, hexyl alcohol, bezyl alcohol, ionone and viola quercitin among others.
Viola odorata Leaf Extract
Traditionally used to treat congestive pulmanary conditions and sensitive skin conditions.
DILUTE TO 3% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW.
'It is antiseptic, and has healing properties which are especially valuable in treating skin problems, especially acne, oily skin, and large pores.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.