An extremely rare, popular and prized absolute known to induce laughter and smiles. Nymphaea caerulea, Sacred Water Lily, Blue Lotus Absolute Oil requires nearly 3 tons of flowers to make a kilo of this oil, a precious commodity indeed. Our organic Blue Lotus Absolute Oil was made with a high standard extraction technique from the blossoms of Nymphaea caerulea, producing the best quality absolute with high aporphine and nuciferine content. This oil has an extremely complex candy earthy floral scent and is completely organic. It comes from a small farm in Sri Lanka in extremely limited quantities. Quite possibly our favorite extraction of Blue Lotus flowers that we have ever encountered. The scent of Blue Lotus makes a very sensual perfume all on its own as well as enhancing many other botanicals.
The Blue Lotus is traditionally a symbol of sexuality. The Sacred Blue Lotus has been used historically to promote sexual desire, relieve pain, creating feelings of euphoria and ecstasy and also increase circulation. In ancient Egypt is was used for healing, meditation and inducing altered states of consciousness. This Blue Lotus Absolute Oil is a very specialized and popular product. Massage therapists can add it to their massage blends because the active alkaloids in this absolute oil can be absorbed through the skin, and in a relaxing environment, this product can help create quite a powerful experience. Be sure to use 0.5-2% dilution in carrier oil for massage, or just 1 or 2 drops in the bath for a euphoric experience.
A note on absolutes: Absolutes are highly concentrated aromatic materials. Their aroma is best observed in alcohol or carrier oil. Try diluting into one of our premium carrier oils or into alcohol at 5%, 10% or 20% and see how the scent will subtley change.
- Botanical Latin Name: Nymphaea caerulea
- Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
- Plant Parts: Flowers
- Cultivation Method: Organic
- Method of Extraction: Solvent Extracted
- Blends Well With: Lavender, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Helichrysum, Rose Otto