LILY OF VALLEY

28.00

In the 17th century, lily of the valley was a popular perfume, especially for men, since the term lily of the valley was used to designate a young, elegant man until the 19th century.

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Description

Olfactory universe: Floral – Fresh – Green
Announcer of the beautiful days, Lily of the valley blossoms when spring comes. By multiplying in the undergrowth, it offers small clusters of  very fragrant white bells.

There’s a good tradition to offer those flowers to attract good graces for future good harvests.

In France, There’s a tradition  to offer each 1st of May a bit of lily of the valley of 13 bells as a good luck charm.

Its delicate freshness and its characteristic penetrating smell are highly sought after in perfumery. Nevertheless, it is rarely used in its natural form.

In the 17th century, lily of the valley was a popular perfume, especially for men, since the term lily of the valley was used to designate a young, elegant man until the 19th century.

Today, it is used in women’s perfumes, in heart notes, but in synthetic form.

Did you know ?

The Romans celebrated at the beginning of May the Florales, in honour of Flora, the goddess of flowers.

Additional information

Weight 450 g