Monday, February 27th 2023
Italy has a long history of producing various perfume materials. Some of the most well-known ingredients that originate from Italy include:
- Bergamot - a citrus fruit that is grown mostly in the southern region of Calabria and used as a top note in many perfumes.
- Iris - the rhizomes of the iris flower are grown in Tuscany and used to create a powdery and earthy scent.
- Rosemary - grown in the Mediterranean region of Italy and used to create a fresh and herbal scent.
- Jasmine - grown in the northwestern region of Piedmont and used as a floral note in many perfumes.
- Myrtle - grown in Sardinia and used to create a fresh and green scent.
- Lavender - grown in the region of Tuscany and used to create a floral and herbal scent.
- Leather - Tuscany is known for producing high-quality leather, which is used in many leather-based fragrances.
- Oud - not originally from Italy, but the region of Calabria has recently started producing oud oil, which is used in many fragrances.