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Name:   Wolfsbane

Manufacturer:  Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Discontinued: Rappaccini’s Garden

Scent Description and Notes: Notorious for its properties for protection against werewolves and curing lycanthropy, this nefarious plant also has a fine history of use as a virulent poison. Clasically, Medea employed it in her many works of vengeance. This concoction of ours has none of the lethal qualities, but still personifies all of the herb’s dark history beautifully. – bpal.org

Oil Color: A pleasant canola oil color.

Bottle Design and Artwork:  This is a standard vial / imp size (1/32 oz).  The label wrapped around the bottle features an Art-Deco inspired phoenix with the name of the company next to the phoenix. On the other side, the title of the scent written in large, clear black font outlined with red on the front.


  • ITI:  This is a very nicely blended mix of herbal, menthol-laced notes alongside fragrant woods and a touch of creaminess.  Oh, I like it so far!
  • Wet: My nose seems to think that the herbal and woody qualities comes from fir and rosemary notes; the creaminess is most certainly a light vanilla. The menthol note is still there, although it skews like eucalyptus.  This actually helps my stuff nose.  Hmm, I may keep this handy since we are getting into cold season.
  • Dry:  It’s now a creamy, calming, balm-like scent with overtones of fir and faint menthol.  It’s really soothing, actually – more so than I expected.
Other Impressions:  “It smells like the pencil shaving box for stick eyeliners.” -Tony