BOTANICAL NAME: Vanilla Planifolia
EXTRACTION: Solvent Extraction
DESCRIPTION: The vanilla plant (Vanilla Planifolia) is the only fruit bearing member of the orchid family and is native to central Mexico. Vanilla pods grow green on the vine and are picked when the tip begins to turn yellow, the beans are cured, giving the pods their flavour and aroma. Vanilla essential oil is a light to medium yellow gold and has a creamy and sweet smell. It is often used in perfumes, soaps and other personal care and beauty products. Vanilla enhances relaxation and has very calming effects.