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Artemisia pallens

Grown and distilled from the floweing herb in Tamil Nadu, India. This herb likes to grow near sandalwood.

Davana has a fruity scent similar to a fine desert wine.

This is an oil mostly of interest to perfumers, although it has also been used in India for many years

A Flower to Auroville Mother--106

Marikolundu (Dhavanam
Artemisia pallens Walls.)

Behold, all spellbound
In surpassed fragrance
Flowers of this garland
Stuck in added affluence

Marikolundu, she's the new
Heaven born and travelled through
Crores of godly heavens
Pregnant with aroma heavens'

Grown on earth with leaves
Pairs pinnasect, pamatisect
Perfuming sweet in opposites
Flora golden like her scent

Now glued together strung
All drowned in curative aroma
A song in dulcet mood sung
Stay on Davana, stay on Davana
by Indira Renganathan

Arctander says

Davana oil  is a very dark green or brownish green, like other artemisia oils. It's odor is sharp, pendtrating, bitter-green, foliage-like and powerfully herbaceous with a sweet-balsamic, tenacious undertone. At the time of Arctander's writing (1960,) davana was a new oil and not much had been done with it. He does recommend blending with fougère, and chypre materials which contain oikmoss, labdanum, etc, but this has a lot to do with the color.

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