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Ambrette, also known as musk mallow, originates from the tropical regions of India and the West Indies. It thrives in climates that are warm and humid. Extracted from the seeds of the Abelmoschus moschatus hibiscus species, this botanical marvel has been prized in perfumery for centuries.
Its scent profile is complex and captivating: at its heart, it is musky and slightly sweet, with whispers of green pear and rose. Subtle undertones reminiscent of cognac further enrich its aroma. Its animalic nuances, evoking the depth and warmth of traditional animal musks, have made it a preferred natural alternative in modern fragrances. Beyond its olfactory appeal, the history and exotic origin of ambrette add a layer of mystique and allure to any scent in which it plays a role.


Mojave Ghost is a woody composition inspired by the soulful beauty of the Mojave Desert. In this xeric wilderness, rare are the plants that dare to blossom. With a light and graceful character top notes of musky Ambrette combine with fresh Jamaican Nesberry. Powdery Violet then unfurls to reveal Sandalwood. Finally warm Chantilly Musk rounds out a base of crisp Amber and Cedar wood, leaving the raw spirit of Mojave Ghost to linger on the skin.


Around the Ambrette, reinforce the woody note with Cedar Oil Virgina. The musky character is amplified by Ambrettolide Supreme. Ambroxan is used to bind wood to musks. A Fig leaf note underlines the vegetal facet.


The ambrette seeds are hand harvested from small parcels scattered within the tropical dry forests of northern Peru. Sun-dried, sifted, cleaned and aired, they eventually release floral and powdery accents together with musk and amber notes. Here, the perfumer Marie Hugentobler chooses to fully express these rich and complex facets.