Ambrette seeds, Musk seeds (whole) - Abelmoschus moschatus from India. These seeds have a wonderful sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance quite similar to that of musk.
Ambrette seeds are the Cruelty free option instead of killing the timid gentle musk deer - for conscious folks.
They are also known or Rose mallow seeds.Sweet flowery fragrance binder. Commonly used in perfumes and incense.
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Availability date: 11/27/2012
|Botanical Name||Abelmoschus moschatus|
Ambrette seeds come from an aromatic plant native to India. These seeds are most commonly used today to produce aromatic oil valued for its use in luxury perfumes.
The seeds of this herb are valued for their stimulant abilities as a tonic, and an aphrodisiac. The oil from these seeds are valued for its sweet, rich wine or brandy–like, floral, musky scent
In Ayurvedic practices, the plant is considered to pacify aggravated kapha. As defined by Ayurveda, the Kapha relates to respiratory ailments.
Traditionally, Ambrette seeds were often used in Ayurvedic medicine to allay such symptoms as nausea and vomiting.
Ambrette seeds have been mixed into coffee for centuries for a soothing yet energizing effect. Ambrette seeds may be burned with frankincense for a fragrant, musky aroma.
The musk deer are an endangered species we encourage you to avoid procuring musk or musk oil from dead deer and try using these seeds instead. They add a wonderful musk-like aroma to any incense mixture.
Aroma Description: rich, sweet, slightly floral, heavy, musk-like, brandy-like, tobacco-like
Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy
Culinary Uses: leaves, new shoots and unripe pods (musk okra) are eaten as vegetables. Seeds flavor coffee, liqueurs, breads and spice mixes.
Medicinal Attributes: stimulant herb with insecticide properties. Relaxes spasms and its oil is used in aromatherapy for anxiety and depression.
Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration, and this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We at eSutras do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.
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