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Raw material: lily of the valley

Did you know that it is impossible to use the natural scent of lily of the valley, lilac, violet or hyacinth directly? There is no procedure to extract their scent.

Perfume makers thus have to recreate (reconstitute) their odor, using about ten synthetic or natural ingredients.

For instance, to reconstitute the scent of muguet, we might use rose but also Lilial (green note), indole (animal note), heliotropin (powdery note), essence of ylang-ylang…


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