Family : Agavaceae
Habitat : Native of Central America where it is found growing wild. Cultivated for its oil in southern France, Morocco, China, Taiwan, Egypt and India.
Odour : A heavy, sweet-floral sometimes slightly spicy, tenacious fragrance.
Part of plant used : Flowers
Method of extraction : Steam distillation
Therapeutic indication : Skin Care: Used in high class perfumes, especially, of an oriental, floral or fantasy type. Occasionally used for flavouring confectionery and some beverages.
Mind/Emotions : Induce relaxation and calming effects.