Scent Design Blog

On the spice trail - Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) essential oil

Cinnamon sticks

True cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), today a well known and much used spice, was once the stuff of legend - an ancient, esteemed and sought after aromatic in the spice trade.

How to make your home smell good in Autumn

In the transitional months of Autumn, as we leave the hot days of Summer behind and approach the Winter season, we can use scent in our homes to evoke the scents of Autumn in our environment and bring warmth and comfort in anticipation of the cooler

Rose geranium (Pelargonium x asperum) essential oil - celebrating the feminine

Rose geranium (Pelargonium sp.) flower

The Pelargonium genus contains a vast array of flowering plants, many of them native to the countries on the southern tip of Africa. The name geranium is a little confusing as true geraniums belong to a different species.

Scents for your workspace - productivity and creativity

Modern home office

Scent has a role in the design of a well-appointed and functioning work space, whether in the home or office setting.

Smellscaping and smellwalking Australia

Eucalyptus flowers

Scent is an important though neglected part of how we perceive an environment with our senses. Aromas, whether they are part of an urban or rural landscape, identify a place, having the ability to be immediately evocative, emotional and meaningful.

Have yourself a very sensory Christmas

Have yourself a very sensory Christmas

The celebration of Christmas involves intense and vivid sensory stimulation, whether it be the aroma of meals or drinks fragrant with herbs and spices, festive music, blinking lights or the bright red and green combination or silver and gold hues of

It's Christmas time at Scentcillo

 $25 Christmas gift box set

The festive season is just around the corner - have you given some thought to what you're getting your family and friends this year?

We have a lovely gift set on offer this Christmas:

How to make your home smell good in Spring

Hyacinth and tulip flowers

Nature and gardens come alive with colours and scents in the Spring, intensifying our feelings for change, optimism and enjoyment after the hibernation of Winter.

Neroli (Citrus aurantium var. amara) essential oil - relaxing blossom scent of Spring

The captivating neroli essential oil is extracted from fragrant citrus blossoms of the bitter orange tree.