100% Bourbon Vanilla Bean (Powder)-Wild Harvested in Madagascar. One of the world's most important flavorings is also an excellent incense ingredient. Mixes well with most spices; cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, etc. and with all the creamy, spicy woody, balsamic ingredients like tolu balsam, tonka beans, palo santo wood, etc.
Enjoy an exceptional whole-bean vanilla bean powder. NO ADDITIVES.
Origin: native to Central and South America and Mexico, now cultivated in New Guinea ,Madagascar (the largest producer by far), the West Indies, La Réunion, Tahiti, Java, Seychelles, etc.
Parts Used: fruits (pods)
Aroma Description: rich, sweet, somewhat woody and animal-like, slightly tobacco-like, with a deep balsamic, sweets-spicy body
Emotional Attributes: love, sensuous, relaxing, strengthening
Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy; used in potpourris, candles, room fragrances, etc.
Culinary Uses: used to flavor ice cream, chocolate, yogurt, desserts, syrups, cakes, candy, cereals, soft drinks, liqueurs (Galliano), fruits, tobacco, etc.
Medicinal Attributes: improves digestion
Element Association: Water
Magical Associations: see emotions - strengthening, etc.
Astrological Association: Taurus, Libra, Scorpio
Planetary Association: Venus
Aromatic Note: Base note
Essential Oil: Yes; absolutes, extracts, resinoids and tinctures are all manufactured, though are often adulterated and do not share the full aromatic qualities of the ripen fruits. A far inferior synthetic vanillin is often used in the perfumery and flavorings trades.
Mixes Well With: benzoin, cassia, cinnamon, cloves, copal-black, mugwort, nutmeg, opoponax, palo santo wood, sandalwood, storax, sweetgrass, tolu balsam, tonka beans, vetiver, copaiba and Peru balsams, etc.
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$16.95 per 10 grams
$37.50 per 28 grams