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A Note to Know: Tonka Bean
Tonka bean, the seed of an Amazonian tree, is one of the widely used notes in the perfumery today. Tonka bean has a sweet/spicy fragrance that is reminiscent of vanilla and almond. In oriental fragrances, tonka bean displays a honeyed facet, with fruity undertones. When used in combination with citrus notes, it plays up the freshness, and can also balance...