binomial name: magnolia champaca
an embodiment of the gods, this golden flower covers the forests of magnolia trees throughout the himalayas of india and nepal. worshipped and admired for their exquisite scent and bright blossoms, champa flowers are used in worship and for garlands to scent the hair and for bridal beds in india. blossoms are floated in water to scent entire rooms. its ephemeral scent can only be preserved through enfleurage and solvent extraction.
benefit: all parts of these golden and white flowers have medicinal benefits similar to most essential oils. in aromatherapy, its warming property helps to boost confidence, and once extracted, it leaves a lingering, smooth floral and velvety scent.
The following products contain champa flower: