The earthy, leafy floral fragrance of Violet is unmistakable and has been popular for centuries and in modern aromatherapy is used for its soothing and comforting effect on mind, skin and body. Well known for use in cosmetics and high-end perfumery, it also has a long history for use in herbal medicine to treat congestive, pulmonary disorders, stress headaches, sore throats and rheumatism.
Perfumery Note: Middle
Contraindications: Non toxic, non irritant, possible sensitisation in some individuals.
Major biochemical compounds: Unsaturated octadecanoic acids, palmitic acid, ethyl linoleate, nonadienal