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Apr
01

Coconut Fragrance Oil


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Whisk yourself away to a tropical paradise with Coconut Fragrance Oil from Nature’s Garden.  Did you know that a coconut is not made of cocoa, and is technically not a nut, but a drupe?  So where does the coconut get it’s name? In 16th-century Portuguese, the word coco meant skull or head.  Coconuts have three indentations which vaguely resemble human facial features, making the large drupes appear similar to human heads.  In early botanical studies, the coconut could be classified as both a drupe and a nut, however the definitions were refined in later botanical studies, classifying the coconut as a drupe.  This lead to the portmanteau of coco and nut, giving us the delightful, easily recognizable word coconut.  As wonderful as word history may be, you’re here to read about creamy, fresh Coconut Fragrance Oil.

What Does Coconut Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

Coconut Fragrance Oil smells like rich, fresh coconut.  It is reminiscent of coconut suntan lotion.  This fragrance oil has a wonderful clean aroma.  Imagine taking a vacation in the tropics, finding yourself a fresh coconut, and enjoying some coconut milk while laying in the sun!

How Do Our Customers Use Coconut Fragrance Oil?

The list of creative ways our customers use Coconut Fragrance Oil continues to grow every day! Many of our customers use Coconut Fragrance Oil in homemade lotions, creams, and even homemade body sprays.  Our maximum recommended usage for these types of products is 5% fragrance oil.  Products used for room scenting can use up to 50%.  These products include homemade potpourri, reed diffusers, oil burners, and incense projects.  Strongly scented aroma beads can also be created!

If you are making candles, up to 10% of our Coconut Fragrance Oil can be added to your candle or tart recipe, when using vegetable or paraffin wax.  For this particular fragrance, we do not recommend coloring your candle or wax tart.  If you do wish to color, remember to never use crayons as they will clog your wick.  Coconut Fragrance Oil performs perfectly in Joy wax and Wow wax, and will also perform nicely in soy wax.

Those crafters making soap can use Coconut Fragrance Oil at a maximum of 5% of your recipe to create incredible-smelling products.  This tropical fragrance oil can be used in cold process, hot process, or melt and pour soap recipes.  Our cold process soap testing results found this fragrance to have a perfect pour! Soap batter using this fragrance experienced no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  The soap did discolor to tan.  After curing, the soap maintained a good scent retention.  When making other bath and body products, such as bath oils, bath bombs, salt and sugar scrubs, or bath gels, we have found that Coconut fragrance oil works best when using a maximum recommended 5% summer fragrance oil.  We do not recommend coloring products that use this fragrance.  However, if you wish to color your bath and body products, remember never to use candle dye as it is not body safe.