Fruity-base fragrance includes all perfumes themed by citrus fruits or mixed with many different kinds of tropical fruits. Fruity-base fragrance often contains a variety of tropical fruits, such as peaches, pears, apples, plums, strawberries, etc. Typically, fruity-base fragrance has a hint of floral scent added as embellishment, making the fragrance even more enticing.
The common fruits used in citrus fruity-base fragrances include lemon, orange, grapefruit and bergamot. Such sweet aroma with a hint of freshness is suitable for both men and women. Citrus fragrances are more volatile, and yet less persistent.
Hawthorn needs plenty of sunshine, generally growing in farmland edge, shrubbery or broad-leaved forests. Ripe fruits of hawthorn can be eaten raw or used to make medicine. Hawthorn fruits have been widely used in the manufacture of candied fruit, hawthorn cake and other sweetened foods.
Country of origin: China，Korea，Siberia
Extraction parts: Fruit
Watermelon (Cucurbitaceae Citrus) is a plant or fruit native to Africa; and is a dicotyledonous flowering plant shaped like vines with feathery leaves. The fruits, according to botanists, are called ‘fake berries’. The skin of the fruits is smooth, green or yellow with patterns. The juicy fruit flesh is red or yellow (rarely white). Watermelon has a very high production rate – every vine can bear up to 100 fruits. However, excessive irrigation during the plantation of watermelons can lead to reduced sweetness. Watermelons are rich in vitamin A and vitamin C, and are usually eaten raw or made into refreshing juice.
Country of origin: Africa
Extraction methods: Alcohol soaking
Extraction parts: Fruit
First being crossbred in the 18th century, grapefruits have once been mixed with another kind of citrus grapefruits belonging to the same class. Since the late 19th century, grapefruits have become popular as edible fruits, while they were just a part of an ornamental plant before. The United States soon became a major producer, having fields in Florida, Texas, Arizona, and California. China had the fruit introduced in the early 20th century.
Country of origin: United States of America
Extraction parts: Peel
Extraction methods: Squeezing
Bergamot is a variant of citron fruit. All of its carpels are separated at maturity, forming a slender and curved fruit, like fingers. It is typically used as a medicine or as an ornamental plant due to the exotic fruit shape. Peel and leaves contain aromatic oils.
Country of origin: Paraguay
Extraction method: Steam Distillation
Extraction parts: Branches
Plum is the fruit of a plant belonging to Rosaceae. Most are produced in China. In July and August, they harvest the ripe fruits, followed by washing and pitting, and then are used fresh or dried. The fruits are round and mellow, exquisitely carved with a glamorous shape and a sweet taste. They are one of the traditional fruits people love to eat. It can be eaten fresh, but they can also be canned, preserved as one of the most consumed fruits in summertime.