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Carnation – Dianthus caryophyllus
Aroma – Rich, floral, spicy, honey-clove
Parts Used – Flower heads
Extraction Method – Solvent extraction then alcohol extraction which produces an absolute.
Therapeutic Properties – Calmative, sedative
Interesting Facts – The name may derive from the fact that the flower was woven into ancient garlands and crowns, hence carnation. Symbolic of divine love and said to bring luck.