sandalwood, rosewood, agar wood, birch, cedar, juniper, pine , etc. Apart from the pure woody smell there are other scents created by blending different other smells with the woody smells.
Woody Oriental is a type of perfume made out of the amalgamation of woody and oriental scents. Rich Oriental fragrances are mixed with patchouli and sandalwood to create a marvelous effect in the produced perfume. This genre is the discovery of the 90's. The spicy effect in the sweet and soft floral fragrance creates a unique mischievous effect. Other than the very familiar woody scents there are two different types of woody scents viz. mossy wood perfumes and dry wood perfumes.
Perfumers consider oak moss and citrus Chypre to be mossy wood perfumes . Chypre is actually the French name of the island of Cyprus. The oak moss comes from that island. This element is one of the basic elements for making Chypre fragrances.
Dry Woods is basically a mossy-woody fragrance having a comparatively drier effect. The cedar, tobacco and burnt wood notes are bonus. This Dry Woods family also called the 'Leather', because they resembled the dry, smoky essence of Russian leather. Fresh, pungent, citrus essence has a major role to play in complementing the Dry Wood fragrances . Besides, the citrus smell lightens the strong smell to some extent.
There are certain reasons behind the popularity of woody scents . Theydeserveit will tell you about the therapeutic effect of pine. Pine oil is famous for its antiseptic quality. Most importantly the smell is instrumental in clearing the congestive respiratory system. Pine oil dissolved in Woody perfume works wonder on sinusitis, bronchitis, common cold and flu.