- Tuberose Absolute with its magnificent, mesmerizing floral aroma, has a calming influence on the physiology. It is a must for anyone interested in natural perfumery. Technically it isn't an essential oil.
Farming Method Ecologically Ethical Country of Origin India Plant Part Blossom Scientific Name Polianthes Tuberosa Application Method Bath, Diffusion, Topical
Tuberose Absolute is prepared from the hand-picked white, lily-like flowers of the tuberose. It is primarily used for perfumery applications; however, it is known to have many therapeutic benefits as well.
Tuberose can offer relief from stress, anxiety, depression and anger. Its rich, intense, long-lasting floral fragrance has made Tuberose a popular deodorant, particularly in countries with tropical climates.
The intoxicating floral scent creates an atmosphere of love, and thus it is often used as an aphrodisiac. The components of Tuberose Absolute are said to stimulate the parts of the brain responsible for arousal and libido. In addition, it is known to provide general relaxation.
Aphrodisiac, impotence: Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath, Topical Application.
Anxiety, stress, depression, anger: Diffusion, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
Body odor: Topical Application
Sedation, inflammation, poor circulation: Whole Body Massage, Topical Application, Aromatic Bath.
It is nontoxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing, but due to its very strong and intense aroma, it may cause headache.
Aztec healers called tuberose “omixochitl,” or “bone-flower,” because of its luminous, waxy, white flowers. The double-flowered variety of tuberose is grown for ornamental purposes and for use by the cut-flower trade.
About the Plant
Tuberose is a tall, slim perennial growing up to 1.5 feet high; it is related to the jonquil and narcissus. The white, lily-like flowers are night-blooming and so the tuberose is often known as the “Night Queen” and “Mistress of the Night.”
For centuries, Tuberose flowers have been used to make fine perfumes. About 3,600 pounds of tuberose blossoms are needed to produce one pound of Tuberose Essential Oil, making Tuberose among the most expensive natural flower oils used by modern perfumers.
Scent: Heavy, sweet-floral, sometimes slightly spicy, tenacious.
Blends With: Jasmine, Neroli, Rose, Ylang Ylang.
Composition: Methyl benzoate, methyl anthranilate, benzyl alcohol, butyric acid, eugenol, nerol, farnesol, geraniol.