Apple Pectin information:
The apple is the pomaceous fruit of the apple tree, species Malus domestica in the rose family (Rosaceae). Apple Pectin is the fleshy white of the inside part of the skin layer of the Apple Fruit.
Pectin is a structural heteropolysaccharide contained in the primary cell walls of terrestrial plants. It is produced commercially as a white to light brown powder, mainly extracted from citrus fruits, and is used in food as a gelling agent particularly in jams and jellies. It is also used in fillings, medicines, sweets, as a stabilizer in fruit juices and milk drinks, and as a source of dietary fiber.
Herbal Embers uses this substance as a base to provide an apple scent to incense requiring the aid of apple. The apple was considered a symbol of fertility, love, protection, and general good health.