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Scent Name: To Sleep Eternal

Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab –  The Garden of Proserpine: 8/20/13

Scent Description and Notes:Opium tar, asphodel, and lavender, with tuberose, grave moss, frankincense, and mandrake root. -BPAL

Oil Color:  The color of a new penny.

Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard vial / imp size (1/32 oz). This is a decant from Absinthetics.  On the back, she has the notes of the scent, the title of the scent in orange, the company acronym in bold, and her decanting information in green. The front is an image of the painting below.

Rossetti's Proserpine.

Rossetti’s Proserpine.


  • ITI:  I get the impression of something relaxing and clean, which must be the lavender. I’m not picking up much else aside from lavender, though.
  • Wet: Yep, that’s lavender.  However, I’m now getting a bit of green from the mandrake and moss, and a bit of strong lily-like flower from the asphodel.  It’s a bit in-your-face soapy smelling, but it’s okay.
  • Dry: After a few hours and a mild workout, the scent is much less soapy.  In fact, it’s pleasantly soft and floral from the tuberose, asphodel, and frankincense (very light).

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