Hero BotanicalWhy We Love Boronia!

Why We Love Boronia!


Boronia megastigma, commonly known as brown boronia, sweet-scented boronia or scented boronia, is a plant in the citrus family Rutaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It’s a slender, erect shrub with aromatic leaves and flowers – the leaves with three or five leaflets and the flowers cup-shaped, dark brown to purplish black on the outside and yellow inside.


The all-natural oil of Boronia is highly sought after in the world of high-class floral perfumes and bases due to its unique composition of natural ionones. Not only does it enhance the fragrance of perfumes, but it also offers a range of health and wellness benefits.

Its potent antioxidant content effectively combats free radicals, preventing and reversing skin damage caused by environmental factors. This oil has been known to also alleviate anxiety, irritability, and situational depression. Its calming and soothing properties help create a sense of tranquility, promoting emotional well-being and relaxation.

It’s also an excellent choice for those seeking a natural sleep aid due to the natural compounds of Boronia that have a sedative effect. Boronia Absolute can help enhance sensual experiences and contribute to a fulfilling personal life.


Boronia quickly captured the attention of the fragrance industry due to its pleasant and distinctive scent. Perfumers and connoisseurs were entranced by its aromatic notes, recognizing the potential for this botanical wonder to create olfactory masterpieces. Today, Boronia Absolute stands as a testament to the beauty and ingenuity of nature, encapsulating the essence of Western Australia’s floral tapestry. Its aromatic legacy continues to captivate hearts, while its useful chemical composition fuels innovation in the fragrance and flavor industry. Smell Boronia in:


When it comes to creating exquisite fragrances with Boronia Megastigma, the possibilities for blending are abundant. This precious aromatic gem harmonizes flawlessly with a wide range of notes, allowing perfumers to craft olfactory masterpieces that captivate the senses. Here is a curated list of notes that blend exceptionally well with Boronia Megastigma – Violet, Mimosa, Cassie Flower, Yellow Freesia, Clary Sage, Bergamot, Sandalwood, Helichrysum, Amyl Cinnamic Aldehyde, and Linalool.

Remember, these notes are just a starting point for your olfactory exploration. Feel free to experiment, combine, and explore other ingredients to create unique and captivating fragrance compositions with Boronia Megastigma at the heart. Let your creativity guide you as you embark on a fragrant journey of discovery!

Want to Learn More? 
Create your own fragrance at one of our upcoming events. We even offer virtual workshops and deliver materials to your door.    
Fragrance speaks the loudest on a subliminal level. 
– Marian Bendeth

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