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Cacao Perfume Notes Symbols of Love, Luxury, Luxury, Happiness

Cacao Odore Mio Perfume

Cacao Plant The cacao plant is a small, evergreen tree that is native to the tropical regions of the Americas. The fruit of the cacao plant is called a cocoa pod, and it contains around 40 seeds, or cocoa beans. The beans are fermented, dried, and roasted before being ground into cocoa powder. Cocoa powder […]

Honeysuckle Note Perfume Symbolism

Honeysuckle Note Perfume Symbolism

The honeysuckle is a flowering vine that can be found in North America, Europe, and Asia. In the United States it is typically found in the eastern region of the country. Honeysuckle plants have a high concentration of nectar, which attracts pollinators such as hummingbirds and butterflies. The scent of the flower is sweet and […]

Vanilla Note Perfume Symbolism

Vanilla Note Perfume Symbolism

Vanilla is a sweet and pleasant scent. The vanilla flower is grown in Madagascar, Guadelupe, and other tropical climates; its vanilla pods are harvested and cured for 4-8 weeks before being used to create the perfume. Originally created as a substitute for expensive ambergris, vanilla has come to be known as one of the most […]

Citrus Note Perfume Symbolism

Citrus Perfume

Citrus perfumes, such as those from Odore Mio cologne collection, are a part of the Self-Fulfillment perfume category. The fragrance is meant to give a person a sense of well-being and a desire to be alive. The smells of these perfumes are often energizing and invigorating, with notes that include lemon, grapefruit, mandarin orange, bergamot, […]

Patchouli Perfume Symbolism

Patchouli Perfume Symbolism

Patchouli is the scent of an old-world herbal plant. When blended with other materials, its aroma is reminiscent of earthy lavender and the rich spice of the orient. It is said to be used in rituals to align oneself with the energies of Mother Earth. As a symbol of peace, patchouli is embraced by many […]

Sandalwood Perfume Ingredient

Sandalwood Perfume

Sandalwood oil is a fragrant essential oil typically sourced from the bark of the tree in the genus Santalum. In nature it is found in Indonesia, Hawaii, and India. In perfumes it typically provides a sweet, woody aroma with herbaceous notes. It can also be used for cooking, when it imparts a dry, sweet flavour […]

Origins of Vetiver

Odore Mio Vetiver Perfume Ingredient

The name Vetiver is derived from Tamil வெட்டிவேர்.  The plant is popular all over the Indian Subcontinent. It is used in agriculture, food, medicine, and perfumery. It is also known as Khus. The botanical name of Vetiver is Vetiveria Zizanoides or Andropogon Muricatus. This tropical grass has a very pleasant, mild, earthy, and musky smell […]

Lily of the Valley in Perfumery

Odore Mio Muguet Perfume Spray

Despite its name, the flower is not a lily. This beautiful delicate flowering plant is officially part of the Asparagaceae family. Lily of the Valley is often used in weddings, and at the beginning of the 20th century it became tradition in France to sell Lily of the Valley during May day celebrations as a […]

Queen of The Night Tuberose

Tuberose Odore Mio

Tuberose is a night-blooming plant native to Mexico.  The distinctly seductive scent characteristic to this plant earned it international fame and place among most exquisite perfume materials. Tuberose is often described as The Queen of the Night for its luxurious seductive notes.  And for this reason young girls in Victorian England were forbidden contact with […]

Patchouli History

Patchouli is a species of plant from the mint family. It is native to tropical regions of Asia, and is now extensively cultivated in China, Indonesia, Japan, Cambodia, Myanmar, India, Maldives, Malaysia, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South America and the Caribbean. The distinctive scent of patchouli has been used for centuries […]