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Mokusei Perfume

Mokusei (Osmanthus) Perfume Recipe

 

Osmanthus blossom"Early afternoon had waned, and with it the gentle showers had ceased, so that the grounds of Ayame lay glistening like a blaze of jewels where a golden sun lingered on the raindrops. A lane of burnt umber tints ran mingling with a thousand variant greens on this palette of nature, untouched here by the scalpel of man, and the scent of mokusei was damp and sweet as the breathing of a little child—a little lisping child with the bloom still fresh upon it."
--from The Lords of Dawn: a novel
by George Turner Marsh, Ronald Temple