Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind ~ William Shakespeare
Perfume is the most intense form of memory ~ Jean Paul Guerlain
We love the licorice-like deliciousness of Star Anise - strong and sweet with a hint of brazen
Buchu Leaf, endemic to the mountains of the Western Cape in South Africa is known for its minty black current scent.
The sweetly feminine, richly scented Gardenia
Labdanum gathering in Sises, Crete
Yerba Mate, a South American plant that is brewed to make mate tea, lends a wonderful depth and gourmand warmth to fragrances.
Cumin is a fragrance note that utterly polarising, either loved or loathed, embraced or shunned. We most definitely fall into the "Lovers" category!
“But he who dares not grasp the thorn should never crave the rose.” ― Anne Brontë