E-538 - Opoponax (Commiphora erythraea)
Often used in high-end perfumes as a base note. Spicy herbaceous scent.
Historical Folklore Application
Alleged to help with moderate hysteria when inhaled, rheumatism, arthritis and circulatory problems. Supposedly eases menstrual cramps when used in a compress.
Botanical Name:Commiphora erythraea
Also Known As:Sweet Myrrh, Bisabol Myrrh, Glabrascens
Plant Part Used:Steam distilled from plant resin.
Aroma:Sweet, Balsamic, Spicy
Blends With:Clary Sage, Coriander, Cistus, Bergamot, Frankincnese, Vetivert, Patchouli
How Used:Often used in high-end perfumes as a base note. Spicy herbaceous scent.