Mandrake

Designer: Parfums Quartana
Perfumer: Carlos J. Vinals 
Series:  Les Potions Fatales  
Release Date:  September 2016 

"Go, and catch a falling star,
Get with child a mandrake root,
Tell me, where all past years are,
Or who cleft the Devil's foot." 
— John Donne  

GREEN, FRESH-FRUIT, NARCOTIC, LEATHER, WOODY-DARK

Crisp Apple, Pomegranate, Birch Leaf, Birch Root, Bergamot, Mandrake Flower Accord, Rhubarb, Cardamom, Sueded Leather, Deadly Addiction Accord, Patchouli, Madagascar Vanilla, Sandalwood, Tonka

@17% Eau de Parfum

COMMENTARY:  In biblical scripture, mandrake was referred to as ‘the love plant’ and was thought to have male fertility enhancing properties when taken in small dosage.  Long used in Wiccan ritual, it's said to only grow in a spot where the seed of a hanged man has dripped onto the ground, thus insuring the plant is charged with an usual, masculine creative energy.  Mandrake flowers naturally smell of ripe apple which we loved; we reinforced this with a red fruit heart of crisp apple, juicy pomegranate and tart rhubarb.  Its roots were thought to emit a fatal, supersonic scream when dug up (if you have ever seen the Harry Potter films) which we represented through birch leaf, birch root and a sharp aromatic note suggesting its infamous, deadly shriek.  Carlos grounded it all with 'Deadly Addiction Accord', a creamy, gourmand woody base he developed specifically for this scent.

Our 50mL box comes factory heat-sealed in a tamper-resistant, transparent chrome mylar pouch.

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The purchase of our Les Potions-Fatales Discovery Set (available below) unlocks the $50 discount code "IveBeenPoisoned" which can be used during checkout at a later date of your choosing toward a full size bottle of Les Potions-Fatales, thus making the Discovery Set FREE!  You try before you buy with no risk!

50 mL / 1.7 oz. Bottle
$145 USD
2mL / 0.07 oz. Sample Vial
$6 USD
9 x 2mL PARFUMS QUARTANA Les Potions Fatales "Les Petites Morts" Discovery Set
$56 USD
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