Vanilla (Vanilla planfolia) belongs to the orchid family (Orchidaceae) The vanilla extract is obtained from it.
The vanilla plant is a climbing creeper several meters long, the flower of which is designed in such a way that it can only be fertilized by hummingbirds and certain insects. In order to be able to cultivate this idiosyncratic plant far away from its homeland, the jungle of Central America, Mexico and northern South America, one has to rely on artificial fertilization with a brush. Today it is also grown in Madagascar, Reunion and the Comoros. Fresh, the vanilla fruit is odorless; The dark color and wonderful scent of the so-called vanilla pod are only created through a careful fermentation process.
Vanilla extract is used as a spice, especially for flavoring chocolate and cocoa.
At 1ltr. It takes about 3kg to extract oil. Pods.
Feel good – the cozy bath:
Vanilla extract 3 drops, orange 3 drops, mimosa 2 drops
Pour 3 tablespoons of cream, milk or liquid soap
Mixes well with: Tonka , rose , Honey, all flower oils, clementine, bitter orange
Use: In the fragrance lamp, for sensual, exotic body and massage oils, baths and Christmas fragrance mixtures.
Before internal use, please consult specialist books, doctor or aromatherapist.
Physical effect: Antibacterial, fungicidal, antispasmodic, appetizing, pain relieving, warming, um