Apricot (Prunus Armeniaca) is a fruit with a sweet and fruity aroma that is used in perfumery to add a juicy and uplifting quality to fragrance compositions. They are believed to be native to Central Asia, specifically the regions of Armenia, China, and the surrounding areas. They have a long history of cultivation in these regions and are thought to have originated in the mountainous regions of northern China. From there, apricots spread to other parts of the world, including the Middle East, Europe, and eventually to other continents through trade and exploration. Today, apricots are cultivated in various countries with suitable climates, including Turkey, Iran, Italy, Spain, the United States, and many others. Our apricot is an isolate, which is a specific aromatic compound or ingredient that has been extracted or isolated from a natural source, which in this case is apricots.
Apricot has a distinct and recognizable scent characterized by its fruity, slightly tart, and sweet notes. The aroma is often described as juicy, succulent, and reminiscent of ripe apricots.
Apricot is a Top/Middle note in our library, found in our Fruity family. Its bright and uplifting aroma adds a fruity and fresh element to perfumes.
Apricot blends well with a variety of other fragrance ingredients, including citrus notes like bergamot and lemon, floral notes like rose and jasmine, and woody notes like sandalwood and cedarwood. It can enhance and complement various fragrance profiles, from fruity and gourmand scents to floral and oriental compositions.
Apricot can be used in a wide range of perfumery products, including perfumes, colognes, body sprays, and lotions. Its vibrant and juicy scent can bring a refreshing and uplifting quality to fragrance creations.
Overall, apricot is valued in perfumery for its delightful and cheerful aroma, which adds a fruity and lively element to fragrance compositions. Its use in perfumery allows for the creation of diverse and vibrant scents that evoke a sense of freshness and joy.
Apricots are often associated with hospitality and generosity in Middle Eastern culture. Offering guests fresh apricots or serving apricot-based dishes is a gesture of warm welcome and hospitality.
Apricots are used in various Middle Eastern festive dishes, especially during special occasions such as weddings, holidays, and religious celebrations. They are incorporated into traditional desserts, pastries, and jams, adding their unique flavor and color to the culinary creations.
Apricots are seen as a symbol of abundance and prosperity in Middle Eastern culture. Their juicy and plentiful harvest is associated with bountiful blessings and good fortune.
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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: Prunus Armeniaca
Extraction Method: Isolate
Country of Origin: Varies
We are a natural perfumer; all of the scents in our library are derived from plants.
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