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Equinox: The History Behind the Fragrance

Updated: Feb 23, 2022

Crisp earthy autumnal spice Warming and relaxing Vetiver and black pepper


Equinox evokes gentle walks in the woods with the sun low in the sky followed by homely cosy evenings in front of the fire as the leaves begin to turn. With its carefully blended tones of reassuring warming mellow spice and herbs this sophisticated fusion defines a subtle earthy autumnal cornucopia.


This earthy blend is constructed of a gentle stimulating black pepper that boosts immunity, enhances alertness and is even noted to assist in stopping smoking. Complex herbaceous vetiver known as the oil of tranquility, promotes sleep and emotional balance, especially for those in distress, angered or irritated. Vetiver is also an aphrodisiac. A perfect combination to ground, reassure and restore.

The autumn equinox marks the second time in the year when the day and night are of equal length. Balance is restored once more, all are equal, a time for reflection.

The autumn equinox, sometimes referred to by the Welsh name Mabon, is the ce