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 in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.
Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.
'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.