Cyperus scariosus, commonly known as cypriol or nagarmotha, is native to the Indian subcontinent. It is found in various parts of India, where we source ours from, as well as in neighboring countries such as Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
Cypriol is a perennial herb that belongs to the Cyperaceae family. The plant has long, slender, and grass-like leaves, and it is known for its aromatic rhizomes, which are the underground stems. The essential oil extracted from the rhizomes of Cyperus scariosus is valued in perfumery and aromatherapy for its unique and pleasant fragrance.
Nagarmotha has a deep, earthy, and woody scent with subtle smoky undertones. The aroma is often described as intense, rich, and resinous. It has a complex profile that combines earthy, spicy, and warm characteristics, making it a versatile and intriguing fragrance ingredient.
Nagarmotha is known for its fixative properties, which help to prolong the longevity of a fragrance. It acts as a base note in perfumery, providing depth and stability to a perfume composition. The rich and earthy aroma of Nagarmotha adds a warm and grounding quality to fragrances. It is a Base note found in our Earthy family.
Nagarmotha is used in a variety of perfume compositions, particularly in oriental, woody, and spicy fragrances. It blends well with other fragrance ingredients and can be combined with floral, citrus, or resinous notes to create complex and captivating scent profiles. Nagarmotha adds depth, complexity, and a touch of mystery to perfumes.
Overall, Nagarmotha, or Cypriol, is a fragrant plant used in perfumery for its deep, earthy, and woody aroma. Its fixative properties, versatile use, and cultural significance make it a valuable ingredient in creating complex and captivating fragrance compositions.
Nagarmotha has a long history of use in traditional Indian perfumery and Ayurvedic practices. It is highly valued for its therapeutic properties and is believed to have grounding, calming, and aromatic benefits. Nagarmotha is also used in traditional attars (perfume oils) and incense preparations.
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Please note this product format is a small vial that contains roughly 20 drops of scent concentrate. This can be purchased à la carte but is intended to be used with our Perfume Kit.
Latin Name: Cyperus Scariosus
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Country of Origin: India
We are a natural perfumer; all of the scents in our library are derived from plants.
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