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Massoia (Cryptocaria massoia)

  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptocarya An indigenous tree from New Guinea, Massoia has been used for traditional ointments by Balinese women for centuries. The bark of the tree has a sweet creamy coconut-like aroma and is one of the very few natural sources of lactones, which are otherwise produced synthetically. The concentrated oil may be considered irritant for [...]

2017-06-03T07:54:32+01:00By |

Muhuhu (Brachyleana hutchinsii)

The Muhuhu tree, also called African Sandalwood, mainly grows along the Eastern African Coast and produces a rare indigenous oil. Its balsamic, woody and sweet aroma stimulates the practice of meditation and reduces stress. See also: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brachylaena database.prota.org/PROTAhtml/Brachylaena www.efn.uncor.edu/departamentos/divbioeco www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1919588

2017-06-03T07:29:56+01:00By |

Tonka Bean (Dipteryx odorata)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dipteryx_odorata Native to Latin America, where they are mostly grown by rural households, Tonka beans have a magical vanilla-like, caramelized biscuit scent, prized in perfumery and gastronomy. They add an exquisite, unmistakable touch bringing new depths to a composition.

2017-06-03T07:28:18+01:00By |

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patchouli Patchouli is native to tropical regions in Asia, some of the finest productions of this herb are in Indonesia and Sri Lanka. Its quality differs greatly depending on the processing and maturing techniques used. NadiaZ uses patchouli for its fine, light, sweet yet earthy aroma, blending so masterfully into the perfume composition that it [...]

2017-06-03T07:09:47+01:00By |

Sandalwood (Santalum spicatum and other varieties )

Santalum spicatum and other varieties such as austrocaledonicum and paniculatum. Sandalwood is prized for its rich, sweet, spiritual and woody scent. Used in traditional medicine and religious rituals for millennia, it has been brought to the verge of extinction in India. NadiaZ sources Sandalwood from a variety of species around the globe, from Australia to [...]

2017-06-03T06:17:16+01:00By |

Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelumbo_nucifera Used in Ayurvedic practice, the Lotus is considered sacred by many cultures. The Lotus was used as far back as in Ancient Egypt and it is also a component in Hindu sacred perfumes. A symbol of enlightenment, this delicate flower, unspoilt by the muddy waters, is cultivated widely in India and Uganda.

2017-06-03T06:14:38+01:00By |

Rum from Sugar Cane (Rum succan from Saccharum officinarum )

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rum https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugarcane NadiaZ has carefully selected an extract to bring to this perfume the quintessence of a pure sugar cane Martinican rum with woody-balsamic, fruity notes, aged to perfection. Even the faintest trace of this aroma provokes the mind to adventure to exotic destinations.

2017-06-03T05:43:08+01:00By |

Mushrooms

Nadia Zuodar and her father personally collect edible wild swiss mushrooms, some highly prized for their gustative properties and others which are largely ignored. She also procures them from continental Europe, among other places, to prepare exclusive extracts through her bespoke production techniques. Mushroom availability varies immensely between the seasons by and year, thus the [...]

2017-06-03T04:50:11+01:00By |