The Coolest Herb

July 22, 2017 Laurent 0

Mint. In the Antiquity, your freshening smell was appreciated in funerals for covering the smell of decay and to prepare the kykeon, a psychoactive beverage Read More

Piper Nigrum

June 21, 2017 Laurent 0

Piper Nigrum or Black Pepper is native to the South-Western Province of Kerala in India, where it grows wild. The fruits of this flowering vine have Read More

Ambergris

June 11, 2017 Laurent 0

Ambergris. Like a bottle at sea, you carry a fragrant message to the World. Born in the entrails of a cachalot, you started your journey Read More

Her Majesty Jasmine

May 28, 2017 Laurent 0

Her Majesty Jasmine. The perfumer Edmond Roudnitska said once that “if Rose is the queen of the flowers, Jasmine is the queen of the fragrances.” Read More

Honeysuckle

May 14, 2017 Laurent 0

Honeysuckle. What a funny name for a funny bine. Day after day, you spiral and climb around your vegetal neighbors to get the best spot under Read More

Lily of the Valley

May 7, 2017 Laurent 0

 Lily of the Valley. There is always a wild side to an innocent face, and your cute white bells hide a poisonous nature. You are celebrated Read More

Camphor Tree

April 30, 2017 Laurent 0

Camphor Tree. Cousin of cinnamon and laurel, you are a sacred tree in the Far East. Your hardwood makes the most precious trunks,  protecting their content Read More

Glorious Lilac

April 22, 2017 Laurent 0

Glorious Lilac. Your natural bluish color is the root of your name, as the Arabic for it is lilak. Your hollow branches, similar to a reed, reminded Read More

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