Alternative Names: Ambrinol, Ambroxide aka Ambrofix (Givaudan) /Ambrox (Firmenich) / Ambroxan (Kao),
and Ambrarome absolu
My Aroma Description (Perfumer’s Notes): mossy, oceanic, algae, musky, sweet, earthy, damp forest floor, musty ocean, ocean spray, sea, oceanic, marine silt, sea weed, drift wood, damp earth, harbors at low tide, seaweed, hay, horse hair, books, warm salt, light cigar / slightly smokey tobacco, leather exotic, animals, civet, musky, salted caramel, laconic, grey vanilla,mother’s milk, vanilla milk, warm, fecal, mucked-out animal stable floor, old newspapers, halitosis (bad breath)
Archetypal Fragrances: Amber Attar by Amouage for Real Ambergris not Ambroxide. Molecule 02 by Eccentric Molecules for Ambroxide
Raw Material Family: Ambery, Musky / Animalic
Type / From: Ambergris : New Zealand / Scotland , Ambrofix 10% : Givaudan
Emotional Rewards Prioritised: The aroma of Ambergris commonly creates the following emotions: [visualizer id=”481″]The graph above shows what emotions Ambergris often creates and the relative level of importance.
Like economists when you ask them an opinion get 10 different answers. So it is when you ask what is the smell of Ambergris or its synthetic counterparts. To some it is as ‘sea and ocean’ aroma, while others perceive damp forest and moss. Emotionally this allusiveness inspires plein air—yet with sensual connotations.