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Mint Condition: The Growing Popularity of Mint in FragranceMint Condition: The Growing Popularity of Mint in Fragrance

Raw Materials 02/19/17 09:17 (10 comments)

The growing popularity of green fragrances, and especially those with mint notes, inspired me to write about this plant and its role in modern perfumery. Mentha  (also known as  mint , from Greek  míntha ) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae ( mint family ); there are also basil, rosemary, thyme, sage, marjoram, melissa and many other aromatic herbs in the same family. There are more than 40 species and hybrids of mint. ... (more)

"As we know, mint doesn't strictly offer only fresh greenery or menthol, so there are many possibilities to develop this note in a scent."

Cool PeppercornsCool Peppercorns

Raw Materials 02/10/17 06:59 (9 comments)

It's easy to get lost among the varieties of spices. Even if we take simple peppers, there are oh so many types of them. Corns of different colors and sizes can provoke certain perplexity, but for those who don't want to go into details there are numerous sets of  "five (or even more) peppers" – to be sure you didn't miss something. Actually, things are not so complex. Let's start, then. Black pepper  ( Pipe... (more)

Fragrant peppers in a kitchen and in a perfume bottle

May Greetings: New Lily Of The Valley Aromachemicals

May Greetings: New Lily Of The Valley AromachemicalsRaw Materials 01/28/17 07:34 (11 comments)

Mat discusses the new lily of the valley odorants that will replace recently banned materials.

From Tincture To Supercritical Extraction — Methods Of Natural Aroma Extraction

From Tincture To Supercritical Extraction — Methods Of Natural Aroma ExtractionRaw Materials 11/09/16 13:25 (9 comments)

How do we get natural ingredients to be used in perfume?

A Glass of Milk With A Bun: Breakfast Fragrances

 A Glass of Milk With A Bun: Breakfast FragrancesRaw Materials 11/05/16 03:32 (26 comments)

Mat explains about main sources of foody and milky scents.

Incense Perfumes and Recent News

Incense Perfumes and Recent NewsRaw Materials 11/04/16 04:53 (5 comments)

A long history of incense in perfumery.

Peonies in Perfumery and Cultivation

Peonies in Perfumery and CultivationRaw Materials 08/12/16 09:34 (22 comments)

A brief review of the history and analysis of a 'peony' note in perfumery with numerous photo examples.

Metallic Scent In Perfumery

Metallic Scent In PerfumeryRaw Materials 08/10/16 15:20 (25 comments)

What is hidden behind a metallic accord?

D&G Light Blue: Fright & Repulsion In Light Blue

D&G Light Blue: Fright & Repulsion In Light BlueRaw Materials 08/02/16 23:15 (28 comments)

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of D&G Light Blue!

Where Does Cashmere Wood Grow?

Where Does Cashmere Wood Grow?Raw Materials 07/29/16 13:44 (16 comments)

Cashmeran and its fellow odorants in our favorite perfumes.

Sunshine Fragrances

Sunshine FragrancesRaw Materials 06/25/16 03:11 (7 comments)

Heliotropin and Helional in our favorite fragrances.

Partial Anosmia, Olfactory Adaptation or Why I Do Not Smell

Partial Anosmia, Olfactory Adaptation or Why I Do Not Smell Raw Materials 06/23/16 09:24 (26 comments)

What is the secret of "insensible" Escentric Molecules and such?

Calone: The Air of the 1990s

Calone: The Air of the 1990sRaw Materials 06/20/16 07:55 (15 comments)

The main trend at the end of the 20th century from a chemist's point of view.

Tonka Beans and Coumarin

Tonka Beans and CoumarinRaw Materials 06/17/16 05:58 (18 comments)

"Fougère Royale was about 10% coumarin. From that very moment we begin the modern era in perfume history."

Indole: The Maestro Is DecomposingIndole: The Maestro Is Decomposing

05/19/16 16:03 (21 comments)

Aldehydes in Perfumery MythologyAldehydes in Perfumery Mythology

04/15/16 08:45 (28 comments)

The History of Iso E Super in PerfumeryThe History of Iso E Super in Perfumery

03/22/16 15:48 (35 comments)

Spikenard MagicSpikenard Magic

03/10/16 04:23 (3 comments)

Sequoia: Hello, Mr. President...Sequoia: Hello, Mr. President...

01/17/16 08:20 (7 comments)

Scents of New Year's Eve: What Did You Wear?Scents of New Year's Eve: What Did You Wear?

01/01/16 04:38 (123 comments)

Christmas Scents: Part VI, MandarineChristmas Scents: Part VI, Mandarine

12/25/15 03:04 (8 comments)

Christmas Scents: Part V, PineChristmas Scents: Part V, Pine

12/18/15 04:03 (25 comments)

Christmas Scents: Part IV, ClovesChristmas Scents: Part IV, Cloves

12/11/15 06:29 (25 comments)

Christmas Scents: Part III, FirChristmas Scents: Part III, Fir

12/03/15 20:22 (14 comments)

Christmas Scents: Part II, CinnamonChristmas Scents: Part II, Cinnamon

11/27/15 16:07 (28 comments)

Christmas Scents: Part I, SpruceChristmas Scents: Part I, Spruce

11/20/15 09:26 (10 comments)

Ambrette: Suave Vegetal MuskAmbrette: Suave Vegetal Musk

10/30/15 19:55 (9 comments)

OUD SERIES: Fragrance Du Bois – PerfumeryOUD SERIES: Fragrance Du Bois – Perfumery

08/29/14 16:15 (4 comments)

OUD SERIES: The Smell of Oud by TerroirOUD SERIES: The Smell of Oud by Terroir

03/10/14 16:20 (4 comments)

Natural and Synthetic MuskNatural and Synthetic Musk

03/06/14 16:34 (39 comments)

OUD SERIES: This is the Smell of Oud OilOUD SERIES: This is the Smell of Oud Oil

02/24/14 19:37 (10 comments)

Synthetic Pathways to Sandalwood NotesSynthetic Pathways to Sandalwood Notes

02/23/14 12:44 (17 comments)

OUD SERIES: Rolling In The Deep Without AdeleOUD SERIES: Rolling In The Deep Without Adele

02/18/14 14:42 (4 comments)

OUD SERIES: How to burn Oud WoodOUD SERIES: How to burn Oud Wood

01/29/14 20:15 (15 comments)

OUD SERIES: The Oud OeuvreOUD SERIES: The Oud Oeuvre

01/20/14 17:36 (15 comments)

The Crocus-Hued Stigma of SaffronThe Crocus-Hued Stigma of Saffron

01/19/14 16:13 (17 comments)

OUD SERIES: My name is dehn al Oud …OUD SERIES: My name is dehn al Oud …

01/14/14 15:32 (29 comments)

FlaxFlax

11/18/13 15:11 (5 comments)

RooibosRooibos

08/30/13 14:06 (2 comments)

Note du Jour: Pink PepperNote du Jour: Pink Pepper

08/22/13 13:11 (10 comments)

LemongrassLemongrass

07/14/13 07:48 (4 comments)

LantanaLantana

07/06/13 13:31 (11 comments)

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