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

Guaiac Wood

December 10, 2016 Laurent 0

Guaiac Wood. Tree of life, “Palo Santo” or Lignum Vitae, you are known under many pseudonyms. You are a sacred tree of the Americas, your 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

Sacred Hinoki

June 29, 2016 Laurent 0

Sacred Hinoki. In the deep forests of Honshu, you are the majestic ambassador of the sacred spirit of Japan. In Kyoto, at the imperial Court, Read More