The world of perfumery is filled with special terms and language that describe the characteristics of smells. Here I try to collect and explain the details of perfumery jargons and information regarding raw materials to the best of my ability in the hope that someone who might be just as curious as I am would fall down the rabbit hole of perfumery!
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Bitter orange tree
Lily of The Valley/Muguet
Personally, the term ‘white flower’ is vague in describing the smell. Rose, lily, lilac, and even violet can be white, depending on their varieties. However, the term generally denotes a shared characteristic of most white flowers: the heavy mothballs and certain toilets of indole. Such white flowers include: