Acacia (in Sentore di Mare): is a genus of plants from the Mimosaceae family. In the Italian language the best known plants included in this genus are defined mimosas, while the term acacia in the current language refers to the Robinia pseudoacacia species.
Woody Accords (in Sandalo Imperiale - Incenso Indiano): also called Boisé and inside it the warm and important notes of sandalwood, patchouli, cedar and vetiver dominate. Woody scents are mostly used as base notes, within the olfactory pyramid of a fragrance. That of woods is a family that is growing more and more, enriching itself with ever new elements and inspirations: the woody essences, dry and soft, combine very well with other groups, giving life to the citrus, spicy, amber, spicy woody subfamilies leathery, marine, fruity and musky.
Anise (in Liquirizia Nera - Innamorata): Anise is an annual herbaceous plant, characterized by an erect stem, branched at the ends, and taproots. The fruit (improperly called seed) has a pleasant, sweet, fragrant and spicy taste at the same time. www.prezzisalute.com. The resulting essential oil has yellowish hues and gives off an intense and penetrating aroma (heart notes), and a taste that recalls licorice.
Star Anise (in Amarone Riserva): is a species of dicotyledonous angiosperm plants. It is an evergreen tropical tree, 5-10 meters tall, native to eastern Asia.
Orange (in Ambra Oud - Innamorata - Sette Agrumi): The sweet orange tree is native to the areas on the border between China and Vietnam and was imported to Haiti by Christopher Columbus in 1493 and then spread throughout the Antilles. Currently it grows in tropical and sub-tropical areas. Its flower, white and fragrant, generates the fruit whose rind contains small glands full of essential oil.
Artemisia (in Ambra Oud): Herbaceous plant with a smell similar to a mixture of rosemary and basil.
Absolute of Jasmine (in Innamorata): Jasmine appeared in the perfumeries of Grasse in about 1650, this essence was immediately much loved, to the point that it is estimated that at the end of the 17th century the area where jasmine was grown in Grasse extended beyond the fifteen hectares.
Juniper Berries (in Incenso Indiano): Juniper essential oil is obtained from Juniperus communis, a plant of the Cupressaceae family.
St. Thomas Berries (in Amarone Riserva): This plant, also called West Indian laurel, comes from the Myrtaceae family and is mainly cultivated in Asia, East Africa and Venezuela. Externally, it appears to improve circulation, regenerate skin, promote hair growth and has a cleansing effect on the skin.
Copahu Balsam (in Magnifico Patchouli): The Copaiba tree (whose name apparently derives from the Indian term Tupi Cupa-yba, deposit tree) secretes a liquid oleoresin that collects in channels and cavities inside the trunk of the tree itself, from which it is extracted.
Benzoin (in Rosa Nera Oud - Sandalo Imperiale): Benzoin is a resin that comes out of the incisions made on tree trunks of the botanical genus Stylrax. Dapprima fluida e lattescente, la resina a contatto con l’aria solidifica e scurisce. Il prodotto semisolido poi continua ad indurire e acquisisce toni rosso aranciati fino al marrone traslucido.
Birch (in Orchidea Nera Oud): Birch essence is used in perfumery for the preparation of "Russian leather", in the food industry, in personal hygiene products (soaps, shampoos, hair lotions, aftershaves)
Blue chamomile (in Tabacco e Vaniglia): Chamomile essential oil is obtained from Matricaria recutita, a plant of the Compositeae family. Known for its many properties, it is useful in case of stress.
Cyclamen (in Amore Nero – Sentore di Mare): Cyclamen (scientific name Cyclamen) is a genus of dicotyledonous spermatophyte plants belonging to the Primulaceae family (or Myrsinaceae according to the APG classification ), with the appearance of small tuberous herbaceous plants and delicate pink flowers.
Cypress (in Orchidea Nera Oud – Incenso Indiano): It is a family of fragrances characterized by the combination of elements such as oakmoss, labdanum and patchouli. The name derives from Coty's “Chypre” from 1917.
Coconut (in Tuberosa Nera – Arancio in Fiore – Talco Dolce): The coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) is a plant of the Arecaceae family (subfamily Arecoideae, Cocoseae tribe). Native to the tropical areas of Southeast Asia located in the Pacific Ocean such as the Philippines and in the coastal areas of India. It is the only recognized species of the genus Cocos.
Coriander (in Arancio in Fiore): Coriandum sativum - better known as coriander - is an annual herbaceous plant from the countries of the Mediterranean Sea belonging to the umbelliferae family which also includes cumin, dill, fennel and parsley.
Cumin (in Sandalo Imperiale): Cumin essential oil is derived from Cuminum cyminum, a plant of the Apiaceae family.
Leather (in Incenso Indiano): Of natural or synthetic origin, it is one of the oldest notes in perfumery. Sweet-smelling (styrax) or smoky (birch), it is often associated with powdery notes.
Red Leather (in Tabacco e Vaniglia): The leather of Russia, originally from some Russian districts such as Kazan and Astrakhan, was tanned with a secret mixture of tannins, among which, however, birch wood was recognized which, releasing its particular oil, gave the product a smell unique and characteristic.
Davana (in Ambra Oud): Translated from English - Artemisia pallens, dhavanam from the Sanskrit name दमनक, is an aromatic herb, usually of small herbs or shrubs, of a xerophytic nature.
Eucalyptus (in Liquirizia Nera): Eucalyptus or eucalyptus are a genus of evergreen tree plants from Oceania and the Philippines, belonging to the Mirtaceae family. The name derives from the Greek εὖ, "well", and καλύπτω, "hide", referring to the fact that the petals hide the rest of the flower
Lotus flower (in Ninfea): is a genus of aquatic plants, the only genus of the Nelumbonaceae family, appeared on earth 80 million years ago.
White Flowers(in Liquirizia Nera): gardenia perfumes are among the most intoxicating among the fragrances with white flowers as protagonists
Orange Flowers(in Tuberosa Nera): The essence given by these flowers is called neroli.
cinnamon leaves (in Orchidea Nera Oud): From a botanical point of view, cinnamon flowers are not flowers but buds. They are harvested at the end of flowering when the cinnamon tree blossoms have turned into fruit. The buds are dried after harvesting, developing their characteristic and pleasant aroma.
Patchouli Leaves (in Magnifico Patchouli): Pogostemon cablin is a perennial plant of the Labiate family, which has morphological characteristics very similar to those of mint, which is why these two plants can be confused.
Violet Leaves (in Sandalo Imperiale): Violets are much loved pot or bedding plants. Available in a large number of colors, they are appreciated for their ability to bloom close to winter and for a prolonged period of time.
Berries (in Amarone Riserva): Berries are a category of fruit, the plants of which develop in the particular humid climate and acid soil of the undergrowth, in conditions of semi-shade and cold climate.
Gardenia (in Innamorata): Flower of an exotic shrub.
Carnation (in Liquirizia Nera – Arancio in Fiore): Ingredient obtained from the flower of the same name which gives the perfume a green and spicy connotation.
Jasmine (in Amore Nero): it is obtained from the flower of the same name and is a flowery and warm smell.
Water Jasmine / Wrightia Religiosa (in Sette Agrumi): This species is commonly a bonsai plant, used in pagodas in Indochina and elsewhere. In Viet Nam, it can be called: Mai chiếu thủy, mai chấn thủy, mai trúc thủyolòng mức miên; in English, it has sometimes been translated as water jasmine.
Iris (in Incenso Indiano – Tabacco e Vaniglia – Viola): Odor also used as a delicate and woody fixer obtained from the rhizome of the flower of Italian origin dried in the sun for three years. It is one of the most expensive and valuable components for creating perfumes.
Raspberry (in Rosa Nera Oud – Tuberosa Nera – Amarone Riserva): The European red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is a fruit shrub belonging to the family of the Rosaceae algenus Rubus; whose homonymous fruit, red in color and sweet-sour taste, is highly appreciated in food preparations.
Lavender (in Ambra Oud – Amore Nero): The fresh and aromatic smell is obtained from the extremity of the flowering stems, freshly cut of the typical flower of Southern France.
Soft Woods (in Talco Dolce): Softwoods are mainly conifers such as spruce, pine, fir, etc., as well as broad-leaved trees, such as linden and birch.
Cashmere wood (in Orchidea Nera Oud – Ambra Oud): Cashmeran (trade name; also known as indanoneoindomuscone musk; chemical name 6,7-dihydro-1,1,2,3,3-pentamethyl-4 (5H) -indanoneoDPMI) is a chemical compound used in fragrances.
Cedar Wood (in Liquirizia Nera – Sette Agrumi – Arancio in Fiore): Cedrus is a genus of gymnosperm plants in the Pinaceae family. The name cedar properly refers to the genus Cedrus, a conifer belonging to the Pinaceae family.
Ebony Wood (in Viola): Ebony is a hard, compact and dark wood that is obtained from different species of trees of the genus Diospyros, of the Ebenaceae family.
Oud Wood (in Orchidea Nera Oud – Rosa Nera Oud – Ambra Oud): Agarwood, also known as oud, oodh or simply agar, is the resinous heartwood that forms in Aquilaria and Gyrinops trees when they are infected with a particular type of mold. Because of this, the tree produces a dark aromatic resin that thickens and is incorporated into the heartwood.
Sandal Wood / Mysore Sandal (in Sandalo Imperiale – Rosa Nera Oud – Amore Nero – Amarone Riserva): Sandalwood or sandalwood is an essence widely used in perfumery. Its name is due to the plants of the genus Santalum commonly called sandalwood. The Indian species from which the essence is historically obtained is Santalum album.
Lilla (in Viola – Sette Agrumi): Syringa is a genus of the Oleaceae family, native to Europe and North Asia, the Far East, Persia.
Lime (in Sandalo Imperiale): The lime or lime, also known commercially as lime, is a citrus fruit of the Rutaceae family.
Lemon (in Sette Agrumi– Viola): Fresh and invigorating smell derived from the rind of the fruit.
Licorice (in Liquirizia Nera): Licorice is a perennial herbaceous plant, up to one meter high, belonging to the Fabaceae family, as well as the name of the plant extract obtained by boiling its underground stem.
Magnolia (in Ninfea – Talco Dolce): is a genus of plants of the Magnoliaceae family. It includes over 80 species, arboreal and shrubby, slow-growing, but which in some species such as Magnolia campbellii and Magnolia officinalis can exceed 20 m in height, characterized by interesting blooms, native to North and Central America, Asia and of the Himalayas.
Malt (in Innamorata – Viola): Malt is the kernel of a cereal that has undergone germination. Unless otherwise specified, "malt" commonly refers to barley malt.
Honey White (in Tabacco e Vaniglia): White honey is obtained from the robinia pseudoacacia, a plant belonging to the hemimosaceae family, and for this reason it is also found under the name of dirobinia honey. It is from its flowers, when pollinated by bees, that this type of honey is obtained, with a vaguely floral scent and sweet taste.
Myrrh (in Incenso Indiano): Sweet and balsamic ingredient used as a fixer obtained from the resin of the homonymous tree typical of Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia.
Thrush (in Tabacco e Vaniglia – Talco Dolce): It is obtained from flowers and gives a sugary note. The extraction method is very expensive and is replaced by the more intense smelling chemical product.
Moss (in Rosa Nera Oud – Sandalo Imperiale – Ninfea – Talco Dolce): Used in the form of a tincture, the natural product from mammalian glands is now replaced by synthetic products. It is indispensable in perfumery as it brings important elements of diffusion and tenacity.
White Musk (in Innamorata – Sentore di Mare): Synthetic musk, known mainly as white musk, in the perfumery industry is a class of synthetic flavorings, created by companies to emulate the scent of musk deer or other natural musk.
Marine Notes (in Sentore di Mare): The ozonic / marine notes were born thanks to the discovery of a molecule "with the smell of the sea" with iodized and aquatic effects: Calone. Marine notes are associated with flowers, fruits, woods or citrus fruits.
Salty Notes (in Sentore di Mare): In chemistry, a salt is an electrically neutral chemical compound consisting of a set of multiple ions, generally arranged within a crystal lattice, joined by an ionic bond of more or less high ionicity.
Orchid (in Orchidea Nera Oud): Orchidaceae are a family of monocotyledonous plants, belonging to the order of Orchidales. Their flowers are commonly called orchids
Rosewood (in Sandalo Imperiale): The term rosewood commonly indicates a precious wood belonging to the Dalbergia genus. The same term may indicate different essences such as Machaerium scleroxylon and Ocotea cernua.
Black Pepper (in Sandalo Imperiale): The spice we know as black pepper is obtained from a particular processing of the fruits of Piper nigrum, a plant of the Piperaceae family native to India.
Pink Pepper (in Ninfea – Amarone Riserva): The fruit that comes from Shinus molle has the characteristic pink color and is very similar in shape to a pepper berry, which is why it is commonly called pink pepper or false pepper despite having a completely different and much more delicate and sweet flavor.
Peach (in Tuberosa Nera – Amarone Riserva): The peach is a species of the Rosaceae family that produces an edible fruit called pèsca. The peach tree is a tree native to China.
Petitgrain (in Magnifico Patchouli – Sette Agrumi): Petitgrain is an essential oil obtained from the leaves, branches and unripe fruits of bitter orange and is used in the production of perfumes.
Allspice (in Tabacco e Vaniglia): The allspice is an evergreen tree of the Mirtaceae, native to Jamaica and neighboring areas, from which a spice known as pimento, pimienta, Jamaican pepper or clove pepper is obtained.
Resins (in Incenso Indiano): By vegetable resin we mean any mixture produced by a plant, of the fat-soluble type consisting of volatile and non-volatile terpene compounds and / or phenolic compounds.
Black Currant (in Rosa Nera Oud – Ninfea): Black currant is a plant belonging to the Grossulariaceae family. In addition to black currant, there is also red currant and white currant.
Rose (in Rosa Nera Oud – Amore Nero): Warm and persistent essential oil taken from flower petals. Different types of flowers are used in perfumery, the most famous of which are the Bulgarian rose and the May rose.
Turkish Rose (in Viola): Rose of Damascus, also known as Rose of Castile, is a hybrid rose derived from rosa gallica, rosa moschata and rosa fedtschenkoana.
Clary Sage (in Tabacco e Vaniglia): Clary sage is a small aromatic herbaceous perennial plant with delicate labiati flowers belonging to the Lamiaceae family.
Mysore Sandal / Sandalwood (in Sandalo Imperiale – Rosa Nera Oud – Amore Nero – Amarone Riserva): It comes from the pulverization of the inside of a tree that is at least thirty years old. Delicate, sugary and balsamic smell. It gives warmth and body to the perfume and is also used as a fixer.
Grapefruit Peel (in Arancio in Fiore): Grapefruit originates from China, but is now grown in temperate climate areas around the world. Essential oils are obtained from its peel and are mainly used for their antidepressant power and for their ability to increase the immune system.
Tobacco (in Tabacco e Vaniglia): The tobacco family is characterized by woody and honeyed notes. These notes give the perfumes a rich and velvety effect.
Tuberose (in Tuberosa Nera): It is obtained from the flower and is a strong and voluptuous smell.
Madagascar Vanilla (in Incenso Indiano): Bourbon Vanilla (also called Madagascarofragrans Vanilla), almost unanimously considered the best vanilla in the world, thanks also to a vanillin content between 1.6 and 2.4 percent, the highest in nature.
Violet (in Amore Nero): Essence that is obtained from the leaves of the plant and has a delicate and fresh smell.
Religious Wrightia / Water Jasmine (in Sette Agrumi): This species is commonly a bonsai plant, used in pagodas in Indochina and elsewhere. In Vietnam, it can be called: Mai chiếu thủy, mai chấn thủy, mai trúc thủyolòng mức miên; in English, it has sometimes been translated as water jasmine.
Ginger (in Ambra Oud – Amarone Riserva): Ginger is a herbaceous plant of the Zingiberaceae native to the Far East. In ancient times it was also called gengiovo and sometimes today it is marketed under the English name of ginger.
Sugar (in Innamorata): Sucrose, commonly called sugar, is an organic compound of the glucididisaccharide family, as its molecule is made up of two monosaccharides, more precisely glucose and fructose.