Description of Opoponax Oil

A rich oil steam-distilled from the resin of the Commiphora kataf tree, Opoponax Oil is a product native to east Africa and Arabia. The oil shares some aromatic similarities with its close relative myrrh, though opoponax differentiates itself by having a sharper balsamic, animal-like note upon drydown. Opoponax oil also has s woody, sweet, and ambery quality, making it a common inclusion as a perfume base. In flavor, opoponax is occasionally used in certain liqueurs, wines, and other speciality alcohols.

Botanical Name of Opoponax Oil

Commiphora Erythraea

Appearance of Opoponax Oil

Yellow Liquid



EXTRACTION method of Opoponax Oil

Steam Distillation

Refractive Index of Opoponax Oil

1.4780 - 1.5300 @ 20C

Specific Gravity of Opoponax Oil

0.8750 - 1.0400 @ 25C

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