Top notes of rare Indian Saffron Absolute Melange, with a floral heart notes including Bulgarian Rose, and a Sandalwood base. Earthy, Spicy and a bit sweet. Adding real Saffron to a blend of oils is rare, as it is so expensive and hard to source, but the result is a fragrance of true distinction.. it’s a very unique scent.
Saffron Absolute, which is organically grown in the Kashmir Valley of India, Crocus sativus L. is the Saffron producing flower world renown as the most expensive spice. Saffron is a luxurious spice because of the arduous task of hand removing stigmas, also called threads, from the flower. Each flower produces only three with over 80,000 crocus flowers needed to obtain just one pound of dried stigmas for spice. The space required to grow 80,000 crocus flowers encompasses one acre. To produce Saffron absolute hundreds of thousands dried flower stigmas are needed. Saffron absolute is artisan made once per year with the rest dedicated to annual spice production.
Sandalwood - Memory booster, anti-inflammatory, reduces blood pressure, sedates nervous afflictions and inflammations, boosts health and immunity.
Not only is Bulgarian Rose Damascena beautiful, it’s a plant that’s also packed with therapeutic benefits. It is a wonderful anti-inflammatory agent and tissue regenerator. It is also high in antioxidants and offers amazing properties of hydration and redness reduction. In aromatherapy, it helps calm and relax, helping those in grief or emotional distress as well as individuals suffering from depression.
Saffron was used by Cleopatra as an aromatic and seductive essence, and to make ablutions in temples. Crocuses flowers, from which saffron is obtained from, was considered a sacred flower in Crete. It was considered an ancient symbol of the sun, and was used to dye foods the color yellow as part of solar worship. Saffron was strewn in Greek halls, courts, theaters and baths as perfume. In Rome, saffron was sprinkled in the streets when Nero made his entry into the city. In Rome, the Roman emperors were famous for their extravagance, which included spraying Saffron from fountains and used as a strewing herb. During the Renaissance, It was worth its weight in gold and today is still the most expensive spice in the world.
Saffron is loaded with natural compounds that have potential health benefits and therefore is widely used as an ingredient in both western and eastern medicine. It is said to have active ingredients that lower blood pressure. It also has compounds which increase anti-bacterial and anti-viral physiological activity in the body. Research has demonstrated the memory-enhancing, anti-cancer and anti-oxidant activities of saffron extracts as well.
Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, Vitamin E, Rosemary Antioxidant, Organic Essential Oils Of: Bulgarian Rose, Peach, Saffron, Cinnamon, Black Pepper, Jasmine and Sandalwood.
Contains real organic essential oils. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek help immediately. For External Use Only. Keep Out of Reach of Children. Avoid Contact With The Eyes.
Where should I store my perfume? Because The Goddess Line oils contain volatile natural ingredients, store in a cool, dim place, away from direct sunlight and heat.