Description of Lovage Root Oil

Sometimes simplified to “Lovage Oil,” Lovage Root Oil is steam-distilled from the roots of the Levisticum Officinale herb. Primarily grown and produced in Western Europe, this oil has an incredibly strong aromatic profile, historically cultivated by medieval monks as a component of traditional medicine. Lovage root oil has a rich, spicy, and fresh odor, with warm and intensely sweet undertones. The oil’s strength, combined with its root-like nuances, makes it somewhat comparable to licorice, celery, or angelica root. In flavor, lovage root oil imparts a warm and spicy top note, which remains a very popular addition to beers, coffee, coca drinks, and other beverages. Lovage root is also used to add a warm and rich body to fruit flavorings, especially those in which sweet or spicy ingredients play a key role in the overall composition.

Aroma & Flavor of Lovage Root Oil

Aroma is extremely strong, with a rich, spicy, and fresh top note. In flavor, lovage root is warm, sweet, and slightly earthy, retaining a unique maple-like nuance.

Botanical Name of Lovage Root Oil

Levisticum officinale koch

Appearance of Lovage Root Oil

Brown Viscous Liquid





EXTRACTION method of Lovage Root Oil

Steam Distillation

Principle Constituents of Lovage Root Oil

Cis Ligustilide

Refractive Index of Lovage Root Oil

1.5360 - 1.5540 @ 20C

Specific Gravity of Lovage Root Oil

1.0300 - 1.0570 @ 25C

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