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Vanilla Oleoresin (10 Fold)

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Average Product Rating: 4.5 / 5 (Based on 80 Customer Reviews)


Main Constituents:
Vanillin: 1.47%

Botanical Name: Vanilla Planifolia

Plant Part: Fruit

Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction

Origin: India

Description: Vanilla is a perennial herbaceous climbing vine that can grow up to 25 meters (82 feet) high and that is native to Central America and Mexico. In cultivation the deep trumpet-shaped flowers of the vanilla must be hand-pollinated; while in Mexico the native humming bird do the work. The green capsules or fruit are picked, cured, and the immature vanilla pod or bean is fermented and dried to turn it into a fragrant brown vanilla bean. Our variety is a ten-fold bourbon; this refers to the concentration of the oleoresin.

Color: Dark brown mobile liquid.

Common Uses: Vanilla Oleoresin is considered a premiere sensual aphrodisiac and one of the most popular flavors/aromas. One of the most popular aromas, it has a comforting and relaxing scent. A major ingredient in many oriental perfume profiles, it can work well in creams and lotions. However, one of its constituents, vanillin, makes it turn brown and spotty in soaps and candles, so is not advised.

Consistency: Medium

Note: Top

Strength of Aroma: Medium

Blends well with: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Sandalwood, and Vetiver.

Aromatic Scent: Vanilla is one of the most well known scents. The oil has a rich, sweet, vanilla odor.

History: After civil wars and reduced availability, the price of vanilla essential oil has risen to the point of most absolutes. Nonetheless, the true oil is recognized as being well worth the price.

Cautions: No known toxicity. Avoid high concentration in pregnancy. This product contains vanillin that will change the color in soaps and body care products. Avoid very high concentrations in skin care. Not suitable for candle use. Vanilla 10 Fold is soluble in ethanol only. It is immiscible in water and oil. It is recommended that this oil be stored in dark amber, blue or green glass bottles since it has been found to dissolve aluminum bottles.

Usage Directions: Since this essential oil has a thick consistency, We would recommend placing the bottle in a very hot water bath, changing the water frequently and once it is back to the liquid state be sure to shake before use.

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Customers should purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. with the clear understanding that all products must be used at the customers own discretion and only after referencing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm) caused by insufficient knowledge or the improper use of a product.

The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including intellectual property rights of third parties.

As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing.

The information on the New Directions Aromatics Inc. website is obtained from current and reliable sources but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by New Directions Aromatics Inc. as to the fitness for any use. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.

The liability of New Directions Aromatics Inc. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).

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Submited By: Cynthia from Oneida, Kentucky on
Loyal Customer Since: 2012
Rating: Star

A little bit of this goes a long way! I use it in my melt & pour soaps, and I have to say that on its own it's a bit disappointing-smells like extract-but mixed with other scents it is quite yummy.
Submited By: Basil from Woodbridge, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

If you like the smell of vanilla (and who doesn't?!), you'll love this. Fairly thick in consistency, but not hard to work with at all.
Submited By: Melody from Wilmington, North Carolina on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

I'll have to admit, when I first opened the bottle that I bought almost a year ago (bought a big one), I was a bit disappointed that it smelled more like extract. But I said what the hey and gave it a try. I make melt and pour soaps and so far have not been unhappy with the results I get. I have one recipe "Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookie" that I use this in and I swear you would think you are in your grandmother's kitchen with her making cookies instead of in my kitchen where I'm making soap. My customers just love the way this soap smells. And this is one time the fact it's brown is truly a plus. I also make a lavender and vanilla soap that is one of my top sellers - using this very oil. On another note, I don't know if anyone has mentioned it previously, but Vanilla is an orchid. We raise orchids and have about a dozen vanilla orchids in our greenhouse. As the bee that pollinates this particular orchid is native to Mexico, if we ever get a bloom, we will have to hand pollinate it - which is what they do in Madagascar where vanilla is a huge industry - and why it is so expensive. Oh, and the blooms only last one day. Love your stuff NDA.
Submited By: Amber from Little Elm, Texas on
Loyal Customer Since: 2011
Rating: Star

I purchased this oil before I realized it wasn't oil soluble, so I was unable to use it in the products that I anticipated. It smells (from the bottle) like vanilla extract you cook with and that wasn't exactly what I was looking for. I have not used in in anything yet, so hopefully I will be surprised by how wonderful it is at that time. Until then...I'm not sure I would purchase this particular oil again.
Submited By: Lauretta from San Diego, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

This vanilla smells incredible. The main problem is the fact that it's not soluble in oil, and I don't use ethanol in any of my preparations, so it doesn't work well for me. For that reason, I prefer the vanilla absolute, which smells very similar to this one (warm, a little spicy, and sweet but not too sweet) but seems to work much better in oils. I definitely prefer either of these to any of the vanilla FOs that I've smelled, which are all way too strong to mix undiluted with any EO perfume mixtures I've made and which definitely smell "fake"
Submited By: Lisa from Salem, Massachusetts on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

P.S. I'm an idiot - it does say it in the description. I must have been using an old reference for the NDA site (my notes). This oleoresin is still a disappointment, especially compared to the quality usually offered by NDA.
Submited By: Lisa from Salem, Massachusetts on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

I ran out of my usual supplier's vanilla oleoresin at the last minute, and since NDA has a faster processing/shipping time, I decided to try this vanilla. Total disappointment. It smells like vanilla extract used in cooking (my husband said "Kalhua" when he first smelled it, just as another reviewer mentioned) and is not oil soluble. It's not even oil friendly. Since it's not in the description, I wish I had read the reviews before ruining a batch of 300 lip balms two days before a show. This is the first time I've been disappointed in any NDA product in 5+ years, but this oleoresin is so bad, if it were my first order, I'd never use NDA again.
Submited By: Moira from Orleans, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Nice and Warm scent, great for lotion and cream.
Submited By: Marie from Calgary, Alberta on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

This EO smells incredible--just like true vanilla extract, not the fake vanilla-inspired fragrance and flavour oils. Keep in mind, though, that it's water soluble, not oil soluble, as per the MSDS. Good for lotions and soaps, but it's a pity I won't be able to use it in balms and body butters.
Submited By: Jolene from Biloxi, Mississippi on
Loyal Customer Since: 2011
Rating: Star

When preparing food, I add sugar to sweeten something. And after working with some eo's I was like, I need a "sugar" for some of my blends. Vanilla oleoresin is my "sugar" for my natural bath and body products. It adds a lovely natural design in cp soap that quite pleased me, but the top stayed one color, so it looked like slices of iced cake.
Submited By: Dawn from Lake Forest, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2011
Rating: Star

I'll admit I'm new to soapmaking and having made soap with other vanilla EO I was eagerly looking forward to receiving this oil, however, maybe its me, but I just don't like this. It smells exactly like Vanilla extract from the store, I find the smell overwhelming and it colors everything a mucky brown. I was following another recipe so, again, maybe its me, but I wouldn't buy again.
Submited By: Karen from Toledo, Ohio on
Loyal Customer Since: 2011
Rating: Star

If you are looking for vanilla to smell like vanilla and not be too over powering this is the EO for you. I love how is smell and I use it in pratically everything.
Submited By: Joanne from New Brunswick, New Jersey on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

A beautiful, warm and inviting vanilla. I've used it in fragrance sprays, cremes, and sugar scrubs. It adds a nice, balancing sweetness. It blends beautifully.
Submited By: Christine from North Vancouver, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

This vanilla smells great! I wish I could eat it...
Submited By: Jenny from St. Johns, Michigan on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

The scent is wonderful, but I agree it does not mix well in blends.
Submited By: Gwen from Burnaby, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

A nice warm vanilla scent. It smelled great in a cream, unfortunately it gives a brown tint to it. I'd like to try it in a soap since it has a nice strong scent.
Submited By: Regina from Columbia, Tennessee on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

Lovely fragrance but product will not mix with oils (sweet almond or sunflower). It was in the reviews, but I did not read every review. Aren't solubility issues usually disclosed in the product description? I'm a little disappointed.
Submited By: Kathy from Haliburton, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

It took me some time to figure out how to use this product. It is deceptively strong in scent. At first I thought I needed a lot of it in my soaps for it to make an impact, but I've since learned that I need much less than I thought. The scent of Vanilla is popular with my customers, though not so much with myself. For value and quality, this is a great product.
Submited By: Heather from Colorado Springs, Colorado on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

Love this scent! Alone or blended this has sooo many possibilities! And a top seller in my soaps. When in doubt vanilla will always please! I love NDA's price too!
Submited By: Angela F. from Roseburg, Alberta on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

LOVE LOVE LOVE this vanilla essential oil. A hard to find item at an unbeatable price. The perfect yummy scent for my cp goatmilk soaps! Can't wait to try the 20 fold next!
Submited By: Norihisa from Flushing, New York on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

A very lovely vanilla. I will buy more of this in the future.
Submited By: Tiffany from Yucca Valley, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

Absolutely love the 10 fold...strong vanilla scent that holds up well on it's own. LOVE NDA...no one like them!
Submited By: Lori from Wall, New Jersey on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

smells just like the vanilla you cook with! tried to add it to some shea butter with no luck, it just sank to the bottom.
Submited By: Stephanie from Nevada City, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

Received the Vanilla and made a batch of CP Soap. I used very little in a 9lb batch. I had no porblem working with the Oil whatsoever. After the soap curred for 5 weeks, the smells was like more a Cholate Vanilla smell. Soap will be introduced at the market this week and see how it is received.
Submited By: Jackie from Porter's Lake, Nova Scotia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

This has a lovely vanilla scent. It's only water soluble... not oil soluble. I'll definitely buy this one again.
Submited By: Marilyn from Newmarket, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Smells just like vanilla
Submited By: Carol from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Just received my first order with ND and this EO is wonderful. A truly fine vanilla scent.
Submited By: Shannon from Schenectady, New York on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

Being too overly picky about vanilla fo, I thought I'd give this a try. Wow! That pure, real vanilla I'd been searching for and a little sure goes a long way!
Submited By: Stacey from Enfield, Connecticut on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

i was working on an oil perfume and was not liking the outcome, it was very strong. i added two to three drops of this oil and it calmed down the scent a lot. it made it more warm and relaxing weather then overpowering and worthy of a headache. thanks vanilla 10 fold haha
Submited By: Suzanna from Corfu, New York on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

I was amazed at how thick Vanilla 10 Fold was. But it smelled heavenly - like I just baked a batch of sugar cookies! It also blended well with the shea butter and made the most amazing, fast selling lip balm when blended with pepperment and wintergreen EO! Thanks for great EO's!
Submited By: Michelle from Mississauga, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Wow! Incredibly strong, the tiniest amount goes a LONG way. Very impressed with this EO!
Submited By: Leslie from Lexington, Kentucky on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

It smells lovely! Very true vanilla smell.
Submited By: Chloe from Waterloo, Iowa on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

Smells just like opening a bottle of extract to me. Same strong but true scent. Wonderful!
Submited By: B. from Hoffman Estates, Illinois on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

This was used in my vanilla scrub and vanilla (m&P) soap; smells wonderfully of fragrant vanilla at a fraction of the cost of the absolute
Submited By: Becky from Toronto, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Love it! A true vanilla scent!
Submited By: Kathy from Chesterfield, Michigan on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

I was a little overwhelmed when I opened this bottle- it was very strong and extract smelling. But when used in soaps is has a very nice vanilla scent.
Submited By: Cheryl M from East Windsor, New Jersey on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

How hard it is to find a quality Vanilla Essential oil that doesn't cost a fortune. Well, here it is! New Directions Aromatics Vanilla Essential oil is terrific and the price is right. I've bought it three times and have never been disappointed. It's rich, great vanilla aroma and affordable.
Submited By: Kate from Milwaukee, Wisconsin on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

I used this to make vanilla scented sugar scrubs and it worked beautifully. I also mixed a bit of vanilla with a bit of orange to make a sort of "creamsicle" scent and it was a hit!
Submited By: Christine from Burnaby, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

WOW! The strongest smelling EO in my entire order! I wonder what Vanilla 20 Fold would smell like? This is the truest scent of Vanilla I have ever come across - it is not over sickly sweet and also carries a depth that I can't quite put my finger on... but it is absolutely lovely! Since you will not need too much of this EO to scent your products with, which makes the price even more of a bargain!
Submited By: Jennifer from Utica, New York on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

Smells great, just as vanilla should. It also gives soaps and butters a "french vanilla" tan color. Does take more EO to scent then some of the other EO's I have purchased, but it is only the 10 fold, and for the price, it is certainly worth it.
Submited By: Haley from Yankton, South Dakota on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

This is my favorite EO of all. Smells just like vanilla extract, just like I was hoping for. Yum!
Submited By: Stephanie from Burlington, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

It doesn't get much better than this! Like smelling a fresh vanilla bean. Blends well with other eo's and yummy in lip balms, not overly sweet... just right.
Submited By: Glenyce from Vermilion, Alberta on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

AMAZING scent, just heavenly. Wonderful in lotion.
Submited By: Erin from Omaha, Nebraska on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

If you are using this to make cold process soap, please don't. It will not turn out. I made a large batch of soap which I divided in half. In half I put the vanilla 10 fold and in the other half orange and clove essential oil. The half with the vanilla seized up and became hard instantly. The half with orange and clove essential oil came out nicely. So I know it wasn't my soap. Also make sure you try the products from NDA right away or you maybe stuck with a product you don't like.
Submited By: Simone from Toronto, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Great scent. Ideal for adding to body cream.
Submited By: Gretchen from Phoenix, Arizona on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

I got hooked on EOs when I decided to make all natural cleaning products for the house cleaning business I started. Then I started buying the cosmetic bases for personal use so I could get that much more out of the oils. So, I wasn't too eager to spend this much more for something I really don't need. I'm so glad I did. Vanilla can make a flat combinations of oil just round out so richly. If it's getting too botanical smelling or too masculine it adds the perfect amount of sweet. I have found that no matter what I'm mixing Lavender or Vanilla always fills in what's missing.
Submited By: Monique from Pembroke Pines, Florida on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

I was afraid to try this essential oil because of a review that said it made lotions smell like alchohol, but I am glad I tried it. It smells wonderful in my butter recipe and gave a great color. Most important is the price, much more affordable than absolutes. I am very happy with this vanilla, I will now buy a big bottle.
Submited By: Shama Angel from Houston, Texas on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

I used this oil abundently in CP soap and my results were good. The soaps are smooth and creamy (no problems with separation at all) and the scent really sings now that the bars are in the curing stage. This oil will turn your products dark brown...which is okay, I like natural colorants.
Submited By: Judith from Reisterstown, Maryland on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

Lovely strong vanilla scent. I found it richer and deeper than regular old vanilla extract (but they both make me hungry for cookies!).
Submited By: Louis from Faison, North Carolina on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

I am so glad that I bought this oil after reading the reveiws...it's a must have in your collection. Well done!!
Submited By: Melissa from Fairlawn, Ohio on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

So Nice! This oil is fabulous. Far better than any other brand I have tried!
Submited By: Clories from Petawawa, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

The fragrance reminds me of my Grandma's kitchen when I was a child. Well done!
Submited By: Niama from Curran, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

mmm!!! smells amazing! great in CP soap, creams and massage blends.
Submited By: Heidi from Grand Junction, Colorado on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

yes, straight smell from the bottle, I was a bit hesitant about the 'store brand' smell but am finding that it can be a warm note to mixes and is of a wonderful quality This will be a main note in my upcoming soap blend for fall and am looking forward to seeing how it reacts with some high grade rose oil my sister brought back from Bulgaria this summer
Submited By: Amy from Milwaukie, Oregon on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

I will jump on the "little goes a long way" bandwagon too! In my diffuser, most of my other oils take about five to six drops to get a good solid scent to spread around. This stuff? Two, MAYBE three drops and you are good to go! To be honest, I wasn't really sure about it when I first smelled it in the bottle...it smelled just like the extract you cook with and I thought it might be too much. But once I put it in my diffuser, it smelled terrific. Great stuff!
Submited By: Courtney from Fullerton, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

This vanilla oil is amazing! I agree with the others when they say a little goes a long way... It is strong and beautiful... Quite frankly, it smells so good every time I use it I really want to taste it! (However, that is not a good idea.) This a a great price for a great oil... I recommend it to all vanilla lovers :)
Submited By: Laura from Flintstone, Maryland on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

Comfortingly vanilla, warm and aromatic. I can hardly wait to use it in every bath product I can think of. :o)
Submited By: Mary from Central City, Kentucky on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

A little of this product goes a long way. I have used it in combination with the sweet orange essential oil with great results. I love New Directions products.
Submited By: Amber from Ludlow, Kentucky on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

Smells fantastic - exactly like it should. One note of caution: don't judge the scent holding the bottle right under your nose, or you'll get the alcoholic smell mentioned by another reviewer. Out of the bottle, this is just right.
Submited By: Marith from Berea, West Virginia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

Oh, WOW!!! Like the majority of the population, I find vanilla to be a pleasant, comforting smell, but it's never been one of my desert-island-five scents. Until now, that is. This vanilla completely knocked my socks off. I went nuts and made enough products to use the entire bottle the first day after receiving it and my only regret is that I didn't purchase a bigger one. Fortunately, there are a few drops stuck in the bottom of the bottle, which should keep me company until my next shipment arrives. Bravo, New Directions! Yet another product that surpasses all my expectations!
Submited By: Philicia from Sacramento, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

This vanilla is wonderful. Not overly sweet like some vanillas I've smelled. The scent right from the bottle has a slight alcohol aroma, but once you put it on, it completely dissipates. The only complaint is that I tried to mix it with vetiver and it took A LOT of vanilla to blend well with the 3 drops of vetiver I used. But, I was able to get the scent I wanted.
Submited By: Carolyn from Montreal, Quebec on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

This is a beautiful product! Smells rich and luxurious. I like to blend it with lavender or patchouli but if I'm feeling particularly romantic I'll make a small batch of CP with just this EO. I highly recommend it!
Submited By: Tina from Lancaster, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

MMM MMM Good!!! Absolutely love this scent. Great quality great price. Can't beat it. I will definitely be buying other scents with confidence.
Submited By: Valerie from Cornelius, Oregon on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

What a delight and what a super buy. This is the best price hands down that I've found and I've done a lot of searching. Your site is a Godsend!
Submited By: Caroline from Portland, Oregon on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

I'm disappointed that my experience did not compare with others here. It had trouble in CP soap, which in a stable recipe re-liquefied in the mold long after trace (in fact, I used it in half a batch and another EO in the other, and the other half of the batch behaved beautifully). The scent was kind of like a dirty, more alcoholic, Kahlua, and I can't for the life of me tell the difference between the product and the more upscale (but still significantly cheaper) grocery store Madagascar vanilla extracts. The CP soap I used it in still has a couple of weeks left to cure, and I will be delighted to prove myself wrong if curing brings out a vanilla scent. It gives lotion an alcoholic scent, and changed the consistency, but I can detect Vanilla in it. Overall, I'm confused since so many reviewers reported a delightful vanilla scent that held its own in CP soap, and to be honest, this was not my experience at all. I've been very happy with other oils bought from New Directions.

New Directions Aromatics Response:

Our Vanilla Essential Oil is produced from the Oleoresin. We use the finest quality Bourbon type beans and then concentrate it 10 fold.

Unfortunately, Vanilla Essential Oil is one of the more difficult essential oils to use in manufacturing. Producers of soap also tend to use different ratios of ingredients, and quite often different ingredients all-together. In situations where customers are experiencing different results than others, we recommend they ask other consumers on our forum. Quite often small changes can produce the desired results.
Submited By: Kathryn from Issaquah, Washington on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

This is the BEST vanilla ever!! It smells like a fresh baked vanilla cookie, without being too sweet. Nothing artificial here. Works great in my body scrubs!!!
Submited By: Jill from Kansas City, Missouri on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

this oil is so nice! its really smooth and although its strong it blends really well without being too overpowering.
Submited By: Laura from Binghamton, New York on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

Oh I just received this! It is the most DELICIOUS smelling vanilla ever! It is soothing, sensual and romantic in aroma. Just the best ever!
Submited By: Alexandra from Nanaimo, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

This is a very good price for such a popular scent. Held up well in cp soap but it's so nice I think that I'll save it for perfume mix next time!
Submited By: Joely from Topeka, Kansas on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

Oh My Goodness! I am so very happy to finally have Vanilla EO in my collection! My daughter would hardly give it back to me! When I opened it with my husband my first words were - "I want to take this in a room all by myself and never come out" When my daughter later came to smell it she said "I 'm going to my room now" clutching this EO to her chest LOL NO ONE wants to share this EO! I will not be shocked if it disappers from my inventory! I am already missing the last drop and have not used even one drop yet!
Submited By: Catherine from Laval, Quebec on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

This oil smells so nice, my soaps are going to sell like vanilla ice cream cones on a hot day!
Submited By: Elizabeth from Columbia City, Indiana on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

This is a very strong vanilla - a little goes a long way. The aroma is so wonderful!! I love mixing it with lemon or orange essential oil...it makes a yummy scent!!
Submited By: Nancy from Brantford, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

A very nice sweet scent, especially used in soap. This oil is very thick and lends a little colouring to glycerin soap bases.
Submited By: Val from South Bend, Indiana on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

This vanilla is rich and beautiful. It is extremely aromatic and a "true" vanilla aroma. This is a great price-- no excuses in using REAL vanilla in your aromatherapy products-instead of yucky fragrance oil! I am sure it will get much more intense and better with age.
Submited By: Erin from St. George, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Sweet and sensual! Blend lavender and vanilla together to make the most delish perfume! Love it!