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The luxurious and evocative scents that have fragranced the world all have their roots firmly in nature. Kew: Fragrance explores the botanical origins of perfume, unveiling the science and secrets behind the most intoxicating ingredients and their journey from bloom to bottle.

From lemon, lavender and liquorice to cumin, cardamom and cotton flower, Fragrance reveals the alchemy, cultural meaning and plant provenance of 100 key ingredients that make up the most seductive scents. With beautiful botanical illustrations from the Kew archive and evocative text from Josh Carter and Samuel Gearing, experts at fine fragrance store Fiole, this book is an enchanting exploration of scent and the plant origins of perfume.