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Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syringa_vulgaris Fragile flowers, such as lilac, only render their delicate scent through low yield extraction techniques, something that has virtually disappeared in modern society, sacrificed for more profitable methods, notably the use of synthetic replacements. Nevertheless, lilac extraction is being revived by ecologically-minded individuals across the globe, from Bulgaria to USA, whose efforts are rewarded [...]

2017-06-03T06:04:59+01:00By |

Agarwood/ Oud (Aquilaria agallocha and other varieties like crassna)

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agarwood Reputed to be the most expensive wood in the world, Agarwood (Oudh in Arabic) is formed as a result of parasitic intervention on the tree. While the trees have become scarce, especially in India, thankfully replanting efforts have been successful. The Agarwood scent has been revered throughout the Orient since time immemorial, and used [...]

2017-06-04T04:06:20+01:00By |