Extract type

The butter is an essential oil of a more or less solid consistency, containing fatty acids, like myristic acid and palmitic acid. Examples include iris butter or ambrette butter. This butter is sometimes mistakenly called “concrete.” ...
A resinoid is a product obtained by volatile solvent extraction, using ethanol-type solvents, of a dry natural aromatic raw material. Resinoids are generally pasty products dark in color. Examples include resinoids of labdanum, benzoin, myrrh, Balsam ...
Flavored water comes from a hydrodistillation of a natural or non-natural composition (flavored rose water) and/or a redistillation using water vapor of an essential oil (peppermint flavored water). ...
The hydrosol is the scented water resulting from hydrodistillation and steam distillation. It is the condensed distillation water loaded with odorant molecules. When the distillation is performed on flowers, the hydrosol is a floral water. ...
Floral water is water obtained by hydrodistillation or steam distillation of flowers like rose, lavender, and orange blossom. ...
Gum resin is a natural secretion or exudate, often very fragrant, usually obtained by slitting the bark of certain trees. In the wild, the trees secrete the gum-oleoresin to protect themselves from parasite attacks. The use of gum-oleoresin in perfum ...
Essential oils are contained in pockets or vesicles of aromatic plants or on the skin of citrus epicarp . They are collected using the techniques of hydrodistillation, steam distillation, dry distillation, or cold-pressing (for citrus). ...

The pomade, or floral pomade, is a scented fat obtained from fragile flowers (such as May rose, tuberose, jasmine, and orange blossom) through cold or hot enfleurage. Floral pomades are no longer manufactured today.

The absolute is a product obtained from the ethanolic extract of a concrete, a pomade, a resinoid, or an extract using supercritical fluid. After ethanol extraction, the product is cooled and filtered to remove vegetable waxes and the excess ethanol ...
Concrete is a product obtained by extraction of fresh natural aromatic raw material with hydrocarbon-type volatile solvents. Concretes are generally solid or semi-solid in various colors. Cistus concrete is an example. ...
Aromatic products are termed “100% natural” when they are obtained by physical processes defined by the ISO 9235 standard and do not undergo any chemical modifications. These products are also not denatured by addition of organic or petrochemical ...

Aromatic raw materials are termed “100% pure” when the botanical name, cultivation method, plant part harvested, and geographic origin are all identified and unique.