Sandalwood

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

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 Woods

October 29, 2016 Laurent 0

This is the third episode in our exploration of the Fragrance Wheel by Michael Edwards, after the Florals and the Orientals. Edwards sub-divided his wheel Read More

the vanilla pods on kitchen table

Irresistible Little Pod

October 22, 2016 Laurent 0

 Irresistible Little Pod. Your sweet smell and delicious taste were unknown until the discovery of the Americas. The Aztecs had already cultivated the vine and Read More

Oriental spices

The Orientals

October 15, 2016 Laurent 0

The Orientals. This article is second in our exploration of the Fragrance Wheel by Michael Edwards, as introduced to you in my post “The Florals“. Read More

Organic Indian myrrh, also called there bdellium or guggul

Myrrha’s Tears

October 7, 2016 Laurent 0

Inconsolable Myrrha. Your life should have been bright and happy, as a Goddess you were. Was it a spell of the malevolent Aphrodite or your tormented Read More