This extraction of the leaf from the Viola Odorata plant is not a strong floral note as might be expected but remember that this is Violet Leaf, not the flower.
It gives a strong, earthy green note which a softens over time.
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng), the functions of Violet Leaf Absolute are: Masking.
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At room temperature Violet Leaf is semi-solid.
You will need to warm the bottle before using.Either hold it in warm hands for a while or put the bottle in a glass of warm water.
Useful to use in oily skin blends.
Use in gels and lotions.
Use only a small amount to get a very fresh green note to lift Sandalwood and Clary Sage for use on mature skin types.