"Sanctum" - Palo Santo Perfume Oil with Myrrh and Cistus Ladanifer (Labdanum)
Top Notes: Honey Essence, Sweet Citrus
Middle Notes: Palo Santo, Benzoin, Labdanum
Bottom Notes: Frankincense, Myrrh, Sandalwood
Reminiscent of incense you would find in byzantine churches, both Orthodox and Catholic.
Palo Santo is a natural wood aromatic compound used by priests and shamans alike for spiritual remedy, and for purifying and cleansing. Myrrh is mixed with frankincense and is used in almost every service of the Eastern Orthodox, and traditional Roman Catholic churches.
Labdanum has a complex scent, described as sweet, warm, and balsamic. It has notes of the richness of leather and the sweet earthiness of musk and vanilla.
It is a smoky incense smell, but with a fresh and herbal medicinal air to it. It makes me feel like a temple. It does speak to me spiritually. It's a very natural fragrance, one with nature and human. I find it works just as well layered with other scents as it does on its own. I really love it and it was what I was looking for.
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Absolutely love this :) Thank you for the samples as well! Quickly dispatched and safely delivered, thanks!
I tried this as a sample and loved it so much I bought the largest roll on that I could. As I went to put it with my perfumes, I realized that all of my perfumes from the last several years have come from Lurker and Strange. The scents and formulas are simply superior to anything one can get from a drug store.
I feel like I entered a cleansed and purified home when wearing this. Initially hit by the Palo Santo note, which I like.