Mimosa (Acacia decurrens)

Mimosa is a native to South America, exactly to Brazil. Mimosa is a shrub with small, single globular flowers (which are in fact a cluster of individual flowers), and leaves that close when touched. Mimosa absolute is almost solid in consistency so needs softening and dilution before use. Useful fixative. Useful to 'round off' or lift a blend. Mimosa is more floral-sweet than the absolute, both have a waxy, woody-floral-fruity scent with a slightly sweetness. Because of its antiseptic and astringent properties, mimosa in aromatherapy, it is used as a muscle relaxant, skin conditioner, and for skincare of oily and sensitive skin. It also assists in nervous tension, anxiety, stress and insomnia. Mimosa is mostly grown in Australia, Africa, France, Italy.