Ambrette Seeds, the natural musk [Perfumer Ingredients]

By : Lola

Ambrette seeds or musk seeds (Abelmoschus moschatus, AKA abelmosk, annual hibiscus, musk mallow, musk okra) is an aromatic and medicinal plant native to India.
The seeds have a sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance similar to that of musk. Once frequently used as a substitute in perfumes for animal musk; however this use is now mostly replaced by various synthetic musks due to its high cost.
It also has many culinary uses.

Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants: Herbal Reference Library