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

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

Sweet & Spicy Cinnamon

February 4, 2017 Laurent 0

Sweet & Spicy Cinnamon. You are the taste of winter. Either in mulled wine or sweet pastries, you give to the little ones and the grown-ups warmth and joy Read More

The Fresh

November 12, 2016 Laurent 0

This article is the fourth in our discovery of the fragrance families, according to the classification of Michael Edwards illustrated on the Fragrance Wheel. After the Florals, Read More

Rose or Amber?

November 5, 2016 Laurent 0

Sticky Rockrose. You are a tough little shrub, bearing extreme summer droughts and the cold Mediterranean winter. Year after year, your courage and persistence made you Read More

Osmanthus in Yokohama

Osmanthus Fragrans

October 2, 2016 Laurent 0

Osmanthus Fragrans. An ancient Chinese legend sees you as a giant tree growing on the Moon, shading the light of the celestial body. Wu Gang, in Read More

Enlightening Lotus

August 27, 2016 Laurent 0

Enlightening Lotus. You are teaching us that our human transformation, from the common world to a higher state of purity and wisdom  is possible. You are Read More

Mysterious Iso E Super

August 21, 2016 Remy 0

Iso E Super, or 7-acetyl, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octahydro-1,1,6,7-tetramethyl naphthalene for you chemists out there, is a widely used aroma chemical patented by the International Fragrances and Flavors. Although Read More