December 30, 2017 Laurent 0

Civet, castoreum, hyrax, ambergris, and honey are all animalic notes that titillate our most profound animal nature. Repulsive at first, these scents can become aphrodisiac Read More

Holy Cedar

December 9, 2017 Laurent 0

Holy Cedar, pride of the World, symbol of the righteous, you made the Temple of Jerusalem, built by Salomon. Your bark, rich in resin, was Read More


November 19, 2017 Laurent 0

Sandalwood. Circled by venomous snakes, you are inaccessible to the mortals. Some say that like a wealthy king, you are also naturally surrounded by vicious Read More

Scentism Shanghai 2017

November 2, 2017 Laurent 0

After several millenniums of refined olfactory culture in Imperial China, the use of fragrances and incenses came literally to a stop during the Cultural Revolution Read More

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