Botanical Name: Gardenia jasminoides
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Origin: South America
Description: Gardenia is a genus of 142 species of flowering plants that belongs to the Rubiaceae family. It is the evergreen shrub that is well known for their highly aromatic white flowers. Gardenia flower petals are commonly used in Chinese herbal medicine. Its Chinese name is zhi zi.
Common Uses: Gardenia Absolute is used mainly for its scent in high end perfumery and cosmetics manufacturing.