Sensual Vanilla- the World's Oldest Aphrodisiac
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Sensual Vanilla- the World's Oldest Aphrodisiac

Elusive, sensual, and irresistible, vanilla has all the characteristics of a modern aphrodisiac. Whether you prefer to eat or smell vanilla, you are savoring one of nature’s most complex and rare plants.  Here are a few facts to get you excited about vanilla.

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A Gift from the Magi: Why was Frankincense so Valuable?
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A Gift from the Magi: Why was Frankincense so Valuable?

We often hear about Frankincense & Myrrh during the holiday season as it relates to Biblical history. As the story goes, three wise men brought to newborn Jesus, gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. We all know that gold still is valuable, but few know that frankincense & myrrh were just as valuable as gold 2,000 years ago.

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Soliflores: A Return to Restful Symplicity
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Soliflores: A Return to Restful Symplicity

Soliflores, or single note fragrances, were all the rage during the 19th century. Back then, most fragrances could be classified into 7 olfactory families. But by 1945, due to advances in perfumery compound design, modern perfumery took over with vague, mood-centric compositions like Jicky by Guerlain (1889) and Chanel No. 5 (1921). 

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The 2000 year history of Tiare Tahiti
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The 2000 year history of Tiare Tahiti

Simple and elegant, Tiare flowers are used to make leis, flower headdresses, and fragrant spa treatments. But the history of this dainty little flower can be traced back over 2000 years when it was used in an ancient beauty secret.

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You Know Yuzu?
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You Know Yuzu?

America meet yuzu. One of the freshest, cleanest, most vibrant citruses on the planet. This little fruit has been touted in foodie chef circles as the next big thing to hit the US. And it’s not surprising why.

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