Tonka Absolutes are highly concentrated aromatic extracts that are derived from the tonka bean, a seed of the Dipteryx odorata tree. This technical guide is designed to provide information to buyers of wholesale quantities of Tonka Absolutes, including synonyms, botanical names, chemical composition, growing locations, odor type, olfactory description, regulations, extraction method, applications, and price range.
Synonyms: Tonquin Beans, Tonquin Absolute, Tonquin Musk, Tonquin Musk Absolute
Botanical names: Dipteryx odorata, Coumarouna odorata
Chemical composition: Tonka Absolutes contain a complex mixture of chemicals, including coumarin, vanillin, dihydrocoumarin, and various other aromatic compounds. The composition may vary depending on the extraction method used.
Growing Locations: Tonka beans are native to South America and are commonly grown in Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, and Guyana.