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Progress in Essential Oils
By: Brian M. Lawrence, Consultant
Posted: March 18, 2009, from the April 2009 issue of P&F magazine.
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Rarely used in flavor and fragrance due to a lack of availability, isolates of flouve (oil and absolute) possess a strong sweet, coumarinic tobaccolike odor. The absolute is reminiscent of some well-known English pipe tobaccos. It is obtained either by extraction or distillation of the flowering tops of a forage grass found in the Mediterranean region, botanically known as Anthoxanthum odoratum L.
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