Perfume & Fragrance

Tonka beans

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Description

"This text has been automatically translated and may contain errors. Tonka beans are intended for making fragrance products, such as tinctures and potpourri.

Tonka beans

To make a tincture, put beans, whole or in pieces, on pure alcohol of 96% (or cosmetic hair water). For example, a good start is 40 grams of tonka beans per 100 ml of alcohol. Put this in a tightly sealable jar or bottle and let it stand for at least a month. The alcohol has then absorbed the soluble fragrances from the fruits. The alcohol can be poured off or otherwise filtered to get a clear liquid. This tincture can be used in, for example, perfume, aftershave and other products that mainly consist of alcohol. In addition, tonka beans can be used in potpourri, sachets, herbal pillows and similar dry aroma diffusers. De Hekserij does not sell products intended for use in foodstuffs or for other internal use. This product is NOT an exception. Incidentally, the use of tonka beans in food is not recommended anyway, because it contains coumarin that can be harmful if taken internally.

Properties

The tonka bean is the fruit of the tonka tree or Dipteryx odorata (Aubl.) Willd. . They have a sweet scent of coumarin reminiscent of almond, vanilla and spices. A tonka bean weighs 1 to 2 grams, per 100 grams of beans you should count on about 70 pieces. In the course of 2021 we will switch to an organic variant. Until then, you can receive both conventionally and organically grown tonka beans.

Packaging

This product is packed in sealed plastic (LDPE) bags, so that the smell is well preserved.

Dangers

Dried natural products are not covered by REACH/CLP, but that does not mean that they are harmless. Tonka beans are harmful when used internally. The coumarin in the beans makes them allergenic for the skin: an allergic skin reaction cannot be ruled out.

Codes

Item number: 26108"

Type

50 g, 250 g, 1 kg