Kali - Seductress
"Sweet low-lying flowers
by the cave’s entrance.
Soft and smooth,
you draw me in.
Then your sharpness unravels me. "
Kali is known in India as the Goddess of Destruction and Regeneration. In this blend resides the paradoxical marriage between the most severe & most sweet of aromas. A contemporary (intense & smoky!) devotional attar from an actual Kali temple in West Bengal is my unrelenting muse & it very slowly emerges in the last half of the dry-out. First, however, we are charmed by the aromas of sweet vanilla, unassuming rhododendron, soft tea & ancestral seaweed. This blend unfolds on the skin with enigma and mystery!
Contributing Plants & Locations Grown
Kali Devotional Attar. West Bengal. India.
Assam attar. Camelia sinensis. India
Ambrette seed. Abelmoschus moschatus. India
Rhododendron leaf. Rhododen. anthopogon. Nepal
Vanilla bean. Vanilla planifolia. Madagascar
Seaweed. Fucus spp. France
Each gift-wrapped, thick, blue glass jar contains 3 grams a solid botanical perfume.
Carrier oil is ancient, oderless, long-shelf-life Ben Oil, (cold-pressed & organic Moringa oleifera oil) from India. There is a little added local (to Bellingham WA) raw beeswax to slightly thicken the perfumes.
All aromatic plant materials used in these perfume blends are either wild or organic or in a small amount of cases carefully yet conventionally grown. ALL PLANTS ARE SUSTAINABLY HARVESTED. The palm-sized thick blue glass jars come from Switzerland and block all UV light. The 3 gram jars are gift-packaged in orange organza pouches with accompanying attractive labels & tags.
** Please remember to use these parfums with respect. They are plant spirit medicines & have very high botanical concentrations of volatile oils (up to 45%). These parfums can be used for anointing, for special occasions or for daily dabbing as plant companions. They are for EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Please avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes. If you have sensitive skin, you may want to apply a dab of parfum to your forearm and check it frequently over the next 48 hours. Everyone, especially pregnant women and nursing mothers, PLEASE USE DUE CARE.
RETURN & REFUND POLICY
Sorry, to insure the excellence & purity of the perfume blends, there are no returns or refunds.
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