Full Scent Description
A haunting medley of low-country white florals paired with the smoothest sun-warmed woods accord and a bold dose of vanilla. Spirit Tree focuses primarily on gardenia, jasmine and vanilla with very subtle supporting floral notes of orange blossom and magnolia. The main detectable flowers are gardenia and jasmine. A heavy blast of white florals hanging on the air in the low country on a humid night at the height of summer pairs with the creamiest vanilla that smooths out any rough edges and leads towards the warmest base of woods. The most detectable wood is sustainable sandalwood essential oil paired with very light cedar (Virginia and Texas Hill cedarwood, which are actually varieties of juniper). After the initial bold opening, the scent settles pretty quickly and becomes an ethereal sweet floral wrapped in the coziest wood accord. The gardenia in this blend is different than the interpretation in our Flowers Nocturnal and White Feather perfumes, which focus on natural gardenia only. The accord in Spirit Tree contains pure and precious gardenia absolute paired with a variety of aromachems and a few other naturals to created an elegant aroma that works beautifully with the woods and vanilla. This scent is sweet, floral, woody, airy, humid and warm. The natural gardenia has a light trace of spice.
Spirit Tree was offered in our catalog many years ago but this interpretation, while similar, is quite different than the original. If you like the sweet and creamy floral combo in our Nightgown perfume and you also enjoy sandalwood and other warm golden wood notes, you may like Spirit Tree. The florals are different but have a similar boldness to how Nightgown opens on initial application. The floral notes are strongest on initial application of Spirit Tree but settle down to meld within the vanilla and woods so the scent is not as heady as it may sound, beyond initial application.
Ingredients: Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Fragrance (may include essential oils).
Size: Approx 5ml packaged in a glass vial with protective box.
Other: Our Perfume oils are all Vegan with the exception of Inquisitor, which contains beeswax absolute.
Application tip: If your roller ball runs dry during application, remove black cap, hold your bottle vertically with roller ball pointing to the ground and forcefully shake/thrust the bottle down one time to replenish the oil in the well. Now it is ready to reapply to your skin.
Storage and Shelf Life
Most of our perfume oils are good for several years. We use rice bran oil as a carrier oil. Due to rice bran’s high anti-oxidant content, it has a very good shelf life.
Storing your oils appropriately will affect the shelf life. Be careful to store your Solstice Scents products, especially perfumes, out of direct sunlight and in a cool place as heat and light can age the products.
Safety Precautions for Pregnant or Nursing Mothers
Solstice Scent’s opinion is to avoid all fragranced and/or essential oil products while pregnant or nursing, especially in the first trimester. You may do your own research on the safety of using perfumes and fragrances while pregnant or nursing. Essential oils, fragrances and absolutes may pass into the bloodstream and may even cross the placental barrier. Not all oils are of concern, but Mothers should be cautious, especially in the first tri-mester. Some essential oils stimulate menstruation, are abortifacient, lower blood pressure and produce a myriad of other effects internally and externally and it is advised you exercise caution and be informed. Products which contain oils that we are aware should not be used while pregnant or nursing contain a warning at the top of the listing, above the description, though we still feel that unscented products are better for pregnant or nursing mothers. You may also wish to spray your perfumes conservatively on clothing instead of wearing them directly on the skin or try a few sprays of Glace combed through your dry hair or a little of the perfume oil rubbed in your hair.
About Solstice Scents
Solstice Scents started serving the local Gainesville, FL area in 2004. We originally sold soap, lotion, salts, candles, body oil, loose hand blended incense powders, dream pillows, eye pillows and neck pillows. We took our orders on order forms printed on parchment paper, hand wrote all of our tags and attached them with satin ribbon and
affixed our familiar mastic tree labels to bottles with rubber cement. Customers were able to select ala carte fresh made items directly off the order form, including customizing candle color or fabric choices. Bath salts were offered in upcycled Monin syrup bottles from the coffee shop Angela used to work at, topped with corks ordered from a wine supplier.
The business has evolved significantly since that time, though the same spirit, inspiration and aesthetic is infused into each item. While we no longer offer custom made items, all products are made with the same attention to detail and in small batches to ensure freshness. Our labels are designed in house with the original mastic tree
logo. The labels are applied by hand to the products. Each fragrance is still handwritten on the product label to this day.