A small guide to Nature's fragrances - aspects of the chemistry of the essential oils (and other materials of perfumery or culinary interest) © 2014 Bo Jensen

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Acacia (Mimosa)
Agarwood (Eaglewood)
Allspice
Ambra (Ambergris)
Ambrette seeds
Amyris
Angelica
Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia)
Anise
Aniseed mushroom
Apricot
Asarum (Hazelwort)
Ashoka
Asparagus
Balm poplar
Banana
Basil
Bay leaf
Beeswax
Beetroot
Benzoe (Benzoin)
Bergamot
Birch
Bitter almond
Blueboy (Stirlingia latifolia)
Borneo camphor tree
Boronia
Bourgeons de Cassis (Black currant, Winter currant)
Broom (Spanish Broom, Genêt d'Espagne)
Brown algae (the smell of seashore)
Buchu leaf
Buddawood
Buddleja (Butterfly bush)
Cacao (Cocoa)
Calendula (Pot marigold)
Calmus
Camphor
Canelilla (Aniba canelilla)
Carambole (Starfruit)
Caraway
Cardamom
Carnation
Carrot seeds
Castoreum
Cedarwood
Cedrela (Cigar-box cedar)
Celery
Chamomile, Roman
Chamomile, Wild
Champak (Champaca)
Champignon
Chanterelle
Cherimoya (Custard Apple)
Cinnamon
Civet
Clary Sage
Clove
Clover
Coconut
Coffee
Coriander
Costus
Crown Imperial (Kaiser's Crown)
Cucumber
Cumin
Cyclamen
Cyperus (Nagarmotha, Cypriol)
Cypress
Davana
Dictamnus (Gas plant)
Dill
Durian
Elder flower
Emerald flower
Empress Tree (Paulownia)
Eucalyptus
Fenugreek
Fig leaf
Fir
Fishwort (Houttuynia)
Frangipani (Plumeria)
Freesia
Galanga
Galbanum
Gardenia
Garlic
Geranium
Ginger
Grapefruit
Grapevine
Grass (freshly cut grass and new mown hay)
Guaiac wood
Hawthorn
Hazelnut
Helenium (Manzanilla de la Montaña)
Helichrysum (Immortelle)
Heliotrope
Hemp
Honeysuckle
Hop
Hyacinth
Jabara
Jasmine
Juniper berry
Katsura (Cercidiphyllum)
Labdanum (Cistus)
Larch
Laserwort
Laurel
Lavender
Lemon
Lemon balm
Lemongrass
Lilac

Lily
Lily-of-the-valley (Muguet)
Lime fruit
Lindenblossom
Liverwort (moss)
Lovage
Mabolo (Velvet Apple)
Madagascar jasmine (Stephanotis)
Magnolia
Mandarin (Clementine)
Mango
Marigold (Tagetes)
Marsh tea (Tundra tea)
Massoia
Meadowsweet
Mock orange (Philadelphus)
Mould
Musk
Musk rat (Bisam)
Myrrh
Narcissus
Neroli (Orange flower)
Nigella
Night-scented Stock
Nutmeg
Oakmoss (Mousse de Chêne)
Olibanum (Frankincense)
Onion
Opopanax
Orange (Sweet orange)
Orange Jessamine (Murraya)
Oregano
Orchid
Orris root
Osmanthus
Pandanus (Kewda, Keora)
Parsley
Passion fruit
Patchouli
Peach (and Nectarine)
Pear
Pepper (Black pepper)
Peppermint
Peru balsam
Petasites (Common Butterbur)
Petitgrain
Petunia
Phlox
Physalis
Pine
Pineapple (Ananas)
Pink pepper
Pomelo
Privet (Ligustrum)
Quince
Quisqualis (Rangoon Creeper)
Ramsons
Raspberry
Reseda (Mignonette)
Robinia
Rocket (Rucola)
Rose
Rosemary
Rosewood (Brazilian rosewood)
Rue
Saffron
Sage (Garden Sage)
Sandalwood
Sansho pepper (Sichuan pepper)
Shiitake
Skimmia
Smoke bush
Soapwort
Spearmint
Spikenard (Nardo)
Star anise
Star jasmine (Trachelospermum)
Strawberry
Styrax
Sweet cicely
Sweetclover
Sweet gale (Bog Myrtle)
Sweet pea
Tamarillo (Tree tomato)
Tarragon
Tea tree
Thuja
Thyme
Tiare
Tobacco
Tobira
Tolu balsam
Tomato
Tonka beans
Truffle
Tuberose
Turmeric
Valerian
Vanilla
Verbena
Vetiver
Violet
Walnut
Watercress
Watermelon
Wintergreen (Eastern Teaberry)
Wisteria
Woodruff
Wormwood (Artemisia)
Yellow Oleander
Yerba mate
Ylang-Ylang (Cananga)
Yuzu

 
   
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