Ambrette which is a native of India is an aromatic and medicinal plant in the Malvaceae family. Ambrette seeds have a sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance quite similar to that of musk. In spite of its tropical origin the plant is frost resilient and this evergreen shrub grows well in India, and is cultivated in the West Indies, Indonesia and China. Ambrette seeds are used as a spice in the East, and as a musk substitute in perfumery all over the world and in India it is popularly known as Mushkdana or Kasturi Bhendi. Oil is extracted from the musky, kidney- shaped, fully mature seeds.

Ambrette oil should be allowed to mature for a few months before use in flavours or fragrances because this allows the fatty acid notes to suppress and a rich, sweet, floral-musky nearly wine-like or brandy like odour to build up. When ambrette seeds uncrushed/whole seeds are distilled liquid oil is produced and the crushed seeds yields a concrete and the latter oil contain slots of palmitic acid. Ambrette seed oil traditionally is used to cure cramps, indigestion, acidity and other stomach problems, headaches and nerves. It is widely used in aromatherapy and is effective for anxiety, fatigue and depression and many other stress related problems. It is also effective for cramps, muscular aches and also helps to enhance blood circulation.

Bright Yellow Flowers

Ambrette seed oil is distilled from the dried seeds of Abelmoschus moschatus Medik which is also known as Hibiscus mochatus, musk mallow and musk seed. The flowers of this plant produces bright yellow, hibiscus like flowers with purple centres and it has hairy seed pod which contains many kidney bean shaped seeds. Before distillation the seed pods are dried. This plant is perennial shrub which is a native to tropical Asia and widely cultivated in tropical countries. Ambrette is an aromatic plant known for its medicinal properties and unique aroma. The seeds, leaves, pods and shoots are used in cooking and Ambrette flowers are sometimes used to give scent and flavour to tobacco.

Ambrette has been used as a stimulant and as treatment for a variety of illnesses right stomach cancer to hysteria. Ambrette oil is the only oil of its kind that is neither synthetic nor copied from animal sources. It is widely used in Ayuvedic branch of medicine because of its pure plant power. Ambrette seed CO2 has an initial aroma which is dazzling, powerful, and mad and musky floral rounded off with nuances of cognac, clary sage and tobacco and emphasized by the subtle, sensual character of leather and animalic notes all through the dry down.

Ambrette which is a local of India is a sweet-smelling and restorative plant in the Malvaceae family. Ambrette seeds have a sweet, fancy, substantial scent very like that of musk. Despite its tropical starting point the plant is ice strong and this evergreen bush develops well in India, and is developed in the West Indies, Indonesia and China. Ambrette seeds are utilized as a flavor in the East, and as a musk substitute in perfumery everywhere throughout the world and in India it is famously known as Mushkdana or Kasturi Bhendi. Oil is separated from the musky, kidney-molded, completely develop seeds.

Ambrette oil ought to be permitted to develop for a couple of months before use in flavors or aromas since this enables the unsaturated fat notes to stifle and a rich, sweet, botanical musky about wine-like or schnaps like scent to develop. At the point when ambrette seeds uncrushed/entire seeds are refined fluid oil is created and the pulverized seeds yields a solid and the last oil contain spaces of palmitic corrosive. Ambrette seed oil generally is utilized to fix spasms, heartburn, causticity and other stomach issues, migraines and nerves. It is broadly utilized in fragrant healing and is successful for uneasiness, exhaustion and discouragement and numerous different pressure related issues. It is likewise successful for issues, solid hurts and furthermore improves blood dissemination.


Botanical Nam   : Abelmoschus Moschatus

Common Name  : Hibiscus Abelmoschus, Musk Mallow, Musk Okra, Ornamental Okra

CAS #: 8015-62-1, FEMA: 2051

Plant Parts Used: Seeds

Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Color & Odor: Pale yellow in color with a warn, sweety , musky aroma.

Constituents & Specifications:

Linoleic acid, a-cephalin, phosphatidylserine


Digestive, diuretic, expectorant, hypoglycemic, hypotensive, stomachic, tonic and vermifuge, relaxing, soothing, anti depressing

Benefits & Uses:

  • Amberette Seed Oil is the major ingredient in the high class perfumery.
  • Wonderful sweet musky smell of this essential oil is perfect choice in many aromatherapy preparation and widely used by the experts. Used as bath oil as well.
  • It is also known as an excellent cure for many ailments related to stomach such as indigestion, acidity, cramps and other disorders.
  • It relieves the mental fatigue, anxiety, depression or tensions. This oil has excellent qualities that induce positive thoughts to your mind and elevates your mood,