Concretes are obtained through the use of an organic solvent mixed with plant material. The resulting material is a wax like mass used in cosmetics, but whose primary use is to obtain absolutes. Waxes a leftover material from the concrete production is also useful material in cosmetics, soap making and other industries.
Rose concrete is obtained from Rosa damascena through solvent extraction, which is completely removed following the extraction. The Rose concrete is a wax like mass with red-orange color and aroma specific of fresh rose blossoms.
Lavender concrete is obtained from Lavandula vera through solvent extraction, where the solvent is completely removed after extraction. The Lavender concrete is a wax-like mass with yellow-green to green color with brown tinge and aroma typical of Lavender.
Marigold concrete is obtained from Calendula officinalis through solvent extraction, where the solvent is completely removed following extraction. The Marigold concrete is vaseline like mass with orange-brown color and herbal aroma.
Clary Sage (Salvia) concrete is obtained from Salvia sclarea through extraction with solvent. The solvent is completely removed after extraction. The Clary sage concrete is a wax-like mass with green to green-brown color with herbal aroma of grass-green and wood tones.
Tobacco concrete is obtained from leaves of Nicotiana tabacum through solvent extraction. Solvent is completely removed following extraction. Tobacco concrete is dark-brown to black-brown wax like mass with thin layer pale brown sometimes with greenish nuance and aroma specific for tobacco.
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