He lay one morning on his couch meditating on this inexplicable matter. The window of his chamber was open to admit the soft morning breeze, which came laden with the perfume of orange blossoms
from the valley of the Darro. The voice of the nightingale was faintly heard, still chanting the wonted theme. --from The Alhambra by Washington Irving
Please note that this is a perfume recipe, not a blend to be taken internally.
Reduced Amounts by one-tenth approximately
3 mls Petigrain EO
3 mls Neroli EO
.75 mls Orange Blossom Absolute
.375 mls Jasmine Grandiflorum Absolute
.2 mls Tonka Bean Absolute
This is an incredible blend for trauma, perfume, creams, cosmetics and the Jasmine Auriculatum is brilliant for insomnia.
My huge gratitudes and thank yous to Christopher McMahon who immediately and generously allowed me to share his recipes here and of the thousands of blends I have looked at - these are far and
away the best in the world. THANK YOU CHRISTOPHER for allowing me to save these for the next generation.