Opopanax Essential Oil, also known as Sweet Myrrh Oil, is often used for applications similar to that of Myrrh Essential Oil.
Our Opopanax Essential Oil is steam distilled in England from the aromatic resin of opopanax grown in Somalia.
The aroma of Opopanax Essential Oil resembles that of Myrrh, but it is sweeter and lighter in intensity. It is a pleasantly aromatic oil that is deep, woody, balsamic and peppery.
Opopanax Essential Oil is considered a middle/base note and is most commonly used in natural and fine fragrancing applications as well as in diffuser, incense and home fragrancing formulations. It is a natural fixative that helps to prolong the aroma of fragrances.
Do not exceed 0.6% in topical applications as recommended by IFRA and Essential Oil Safety (Edition 2) by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young. Opopanax Essential Oil is phototoxic. Topical use should be avoided within 4 hours of exposure to the sun.
*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.