This is one of the most expensive fragrances known. It is mainly used in costly perfumes or as an inhalant for its narcotic like ability to relax. Some books may refer to Tuberose as Mistress of the Night because the scent intensifies after sunset. Tuberose is a perennial with a bulb root. Because only concrete and absolute are produced commercially, an enfleurage or infusion can be acquired only from an individual lucky enough to have the volume of flowers needed.

Tuberose is a symbol of seduction and seductiveness. Young girls were warned against smelling the flowers lest the become vulnerable.
  • Polyanthes Tuberosa  
  • India 
  • Solvent Extraction