Ambrette Seeds, the natural musk [Perfumer Ingredients]

Ambrette Seeds
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…

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Go Green with Galbanum [Perfumer Ingredients]

Galbanum is an aromatic gum. Hippocrates made use of it in medicine. The debut of galbanum in modern perfumery is generally thought to be the origin of the 'Green' family of scents. Galbanum offers an intense green note which can even be described as bitter. It offers complexities of spice…

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