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A herbaceous plant whose morphology is very close to that of papyrus.

Both belong to the genus Cyperus. Cypriol has erect, angular stems, bearing short, thin leaves tinged with a brilliant green.
Its aromatic rhizomes unfold via a very extensive root system. Generally speaking, cypriol is a plant growing in river beds, mainly in India.
In this region, the use of this plant as a perfume has been known since the dawn of time.
Indeed, cypriol roots were once used to perfume women's clothing, including traditional saris.
Thus, the use of cypriol in India is considered to be an ancient rite. This ensures, according to popular belief, success in love.
An Indian recipe combines cypriol with milkweed, an Indian spikenard, as well as jatamansi and fekhand. The whole thing turns out to be a magical recipe for charm.
Men then apply it to their foreheads and thus ensure a long series of romantic successes. Likewise, cypriol is also an important remedy in traditional Chinese medicine.

The use of cypriol perfume To produce essential oil based on cypriol, the roots of this plant are harvested from April to June. Everything is then washed and dried, like vetiver roots.
The whole thing is then distilled before being used in fragrances. However, note that cypriol is not very widespread and that it may contain some allergenic substances even if cases of skin reactions remain quite rare.
On the scent side, cypriol turns out to be a particularly tenacious ingredient, at once woody, earthy and spicy.
Generally speaking, cypriol appears more in masculine perfumes.
It is notably included in the composition of Eau Duelle by Diptyque. This is a juice created by Fabrice Pellegrin in 2010, both delicious and elegant, totally anchored in the intimate atmosphere of the Diptyque house.
Black XS L’Excès pour Homme by Paco Rabanne also contains it.
This turns out to be much more vibrant, intense and sensual. He is the very embodiment of the rock 'n' roll atmosphere desired by Paco Rabanne.
Finally, in a more woody register, cypriol elegantly enhances the composition of Patchouli Absolu by Tom Ford.
Thus, the multiple facets of this rare product make it a raw material which combines with all types of essences and which further reinforces their subtlety.

Written by: Keevans
Category: Perfumes
Published: March 15, 2022
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