The champaca flower and its legends
Native to the Himalayas and therefore scattered between India and China, champaca offers its magnificent flowers in monsoon and spring. Venerated since the dawn of time, champaca flowers decorate temples and sacred places by offering the faithful its exquisite perfumes. Hindus consider the champaca flower as an offering in order to bring luck to its happy recipient and moreover, young girls like to wear one of these magic flowers in the hair as a sign of happiness
It is true that the delicate scents of champaca bring us intense happiness in great flowery scents! And although the flower is rare and therefore the material is expensive and considered luxurious, champaca essential oil is certainly one of the prettiest scent notes to offer to our bottles!
Champaca or the luxury and exotic touch of oriental and floral perfumes
The champaca flower was exploited and finally explored relatively recently in perfumery, especially thanks to the success of one of the first perfumes to have exhaled it: J'adore.
Indeed the magnificent and great success of the perfumery J'adore by Dior, used the champaca in heart note to associate it with white flowers and fruity to obtain a sensual and vibrant fragrance, while being fresh thanks with tangerine top notes. Playing on the association of flowers and fruits, J'adore marks the essences by offering a glamorous juice while being light and enveloping.
Ten years later, the famous designer Annick Goutal also likes to use the note of champaca in a fruity, spicy and green fragrance Un Matin d'Orage. Champaca is associated in the heart with jasmine, gardenia and magnolia to offer a magical flight of white flowers launched by citrus and fruity head notes then ends in a deep trail of sandalwood. A stormy morning reminds us of a breeze of freshness and humidity without adding even a drop of aquatic notes. A great perfume
Finally, the pretty champaca flower will blossom, always in heart notes, in oriental and deep juices such as Sira des Indes by Jean Patou or Euphoria by Calvin Klein. Champaca brings its powerful and fragrant floral scents, gracefully standing up to oriental spices and sandalwood. Although the flower is rare, hope that we will have the pleasure to discover very soon new fragrances as beautiful as the previous creations!