Frankincense and Myrrh resins have been used for medicine, incense and perfume for over 6000 years. There are many variations of each of these aromatic treasures and in this post I will tell you about a special Myrrh resin called Suhul Myrrh. Suhul Myrrh is sweeter, lighter in colour and not as bitter as the regular type of Myrrh, and, it is sustainably harvested!
by Dan RieglerDecember 04, 20239 min read1 Comment
With close to 20 types of Frankincense resin on the market, it can be a challenge to choose between them, especially for those that are new to Frankincense. For this reason I will start with the more familiar and common, or "Classic" Frankincense types"
by Dan RieglerNovember 27, 20236 min read2 Comments
Ambergris is one of the rarest & most precious gifts of Nature, and has been coveted since ancient times for it’s value in perfumery, incense making and traditional medicine. Considered an aphrodisiac it fetches Astronomical prices for those lucky enough to find it washed up on beaches around the world.
Castoreum has a deep, sensuous, tenacious, leathery, woody scent, often with smoky undertones and hints of forest trees and plants. It is used as a fixative and a base to middle note in “Masculine”, Oriental and Chypre type perfumes, and in leather accords, which it can generate almost single-handedly.
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