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3 Most Favourite Spice Scents

Ever been curious about the most popular spices - loved for their scents not just their taste?

See how we blend these into our secret family recipes- some subtle and some not no subtle blends!

1. Saffron

Saffron is a spice derived from the dried stigmas of the saffron crocus flower. It is widely considered to be the most expensive spice in the world due to the labour-intensive process of harvesting it.

Saffron has a warm, spicy, and slightly bitter aroma that can add depth and complexity to a fragrance. It can be used to create a cosy and inviting scent, or to add an exotic and mysterious quality to a perfume/attar/Bakhoor. Saffron can be combined with other ingredients such as cardamom, nutmeg, and patchouli to create a spicy, woody, and earthy scent. It can also be combined with floral and citrus notes such as jasmine, rose, and lemon to create a more bright and refreshing scent.

Explore Saffron with a dark leathery spicy note with a hint of honey in Maamoul al Mukhallat

2. Nutmeg

Nutmeg is used as a fragrance ingredient in perfumes and other fragrance products, it is often used as a fixative and to add a warm, spicy, and woody note to fragrances. Nutmeg essential oil is extracted from the seed of the nutmeg tree, and it has a warm, spicy, and slightly sweet aroma. It can be used in perfumes as a top, middle, or base note, depending on the desired fragrance.

When used in perfumery, nutmeg is often combined with other ingredients such as cinnamon, clove, vanilla, and sandalwood to create a warm and spicy scent. It can also be combined with floral, citrus, and woody notes such as rose, lemon, and cedarwood to create a more complex and nuanced scent.

Explore Nutmeg - a warm, spicy & sweet scent in Maamoul ya Aini

3. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a scent that triggers nostalgia and evokes memories. It adds warmth, spice and a touch of sweetness to the fragrance.

It’s a very recognizable scent for many and often very comforting. The scent is reminiscent of baked goods and can evoke feelings of family time, coziness and warmth. It adds depth and complexity to fragrances when blended.

Explore Cinnamon - a lush, sweet & earthy note in Maamoul al Mubakhar