Aromatic note: floral, powdery and waxys.
The apothecary wrote in his travel journal about his visit to the curate’s garden:
« After having travelled the world in search of new aromas, I stopped off at the home of my friend the Abbot in Sées, to discover his botanical garden where he grows his aromatic plants and flowers with medicinal properties. He has a proliferous wild violet which fills his whole garden with scent in spring. After distilling the leaves but not the flowers, I obtain a powdery, slightly waxy green note. It is the infusion of the flowers which is used by herbalists as a sudorific, emollient and expectorant thanks to its medicinal properties... »
Violette des bois