Hail and heavenly, Hops Essential Oil’s distinctive aroma is distilled from the pollen and sap soaked strobiles that dangle from this twining, climbing flowering plant. The essence exudes a green-resinous aroma that lulls a lullaby, melts muscles, tames tension and ensorcels the senses with its fulsome fragrance.
Botanical Name: Humulus lupulus
Botanical Family: Cannabaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Cones
Country of Origin: Canada
Cultivation Method: Organic
Consistency: Thin to medium viscosity
Scent Description: Dry, distinctive green-resinous aroma with fruity-floral wafts of citrus.
Blends well with: Immortelle, Cardamom, Hyssop, Balsam Fir, Nutmeg, Rose Otto, Neroli, Ylang, Vanilla, Lavender, Melissa, Frankincense, Spruce, Lemon, Spikenard, Bergamot, Vetiver, Sweet Thyme, Clary Sage, Mandarin, Grapefruit, Lime, and Chamomile.
Uses: Sublime in skincare. Dilute to use. Moontime and muscle melting massages. Distinctive in chypre perfumery. Diffuse in the evening to melt the day away.
Constituents: Monoterpenes: myrcene 70%, Sesquiterpenes: farnesene, b-caryphyllene and a-humulene 15%.
“For they garner the succulent berries of the hop and mass and sift and bruise and brew them and they mix therewith sour juices and bring the must to the sacred fire and cease not night or day from their toil, those cunning brothers, lords of the vat.”
~ James Joyce, Ulysses