Tuinanjer Absolue (Dianthus caryophyllus)
Carnation absolute and its powerful floral fragrance instantly transport you to a field of flowers.
Where do we get it?
This absolute is purchased from an Egyptian producer who has been supplying Lush with high-quality essential oils for years. Absolutes are extracted from raw plants by solvents which, in this case, is sugarcane-derived ethanol.
What is the scent of carnation absolute like?
- highly floral
- somehow peppery
- subtly herbal and earthy
Although many countries had already celebrated Mother's Day for centuries, it only became an official national holiday in the United States in 1914 thanks to the perseverance of a West Virginian activist named Anna Jarvis. She wanted to honour mothers and the sacrifices they make for their children, and also add a holiday that celebrates women achievements in a very male-oriented calendar. Since white carnations were Jarvis' mother's favourite flowers, they became the official flower of the day and used to be worn on shirts by all grateful children, young and old.