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Aphrodisiac Scents

10 Sensual Scents Explored
31 Jan 2024

By Jelani Addams

There’s no denying the effect that sensual scents have on both men and women. The right scent can take your date night from lukewarm to explosive instantly. If you’re searching for a sensual perfume that will get your partner all hot and bothered, you need an aphrodisiac fragrance on your roster. An aphrodisiac perfume contains notes of aromas known to have an arousing effect—getting you and your partner in the mood for a night of fiery passion. If you are unaware of where to start, explore the following notes to learn about the aphrodisiac scents you may want in your collection.


When you think of romantic flowers, roses no doubt come to mind. The enchanting aroma is known to have a stress-reducing effect on both men and women and can help to improve sexual dysfunction . Use this floral scent to create a relaxing environment that fosters sensual excitement. Mugler’s Angel Nova holds damask rose as a middle note for a sweet sensual scent.


If you’re looking for a floral scent that instantly sets the mood, look no further than jasmine. The intoxicating aroma of this delicate star-shaped flower has been shown to elicit an increase in autonomic arousal when used during aromatherapy massage . Take your seductive massage to the next level with jasmine-scented lotion and a spritz of your favorite jasmine perfume. Mugler’s Alien Goddess Supra Florale contains a jasmine Grandiflorum superinfusion.


This woody yet luscious scent is a staple aroma in perfumery. Often found in both men’s and women’s fragrances, sandalwood’s ambery aroma has proven aphrodisiac qualities . Invest in a sandalwood fragrance for you and your partner, and watch sparks fly. This woody note can be found in Mugler’s Angel Elixir Eau De Parfum.


This sweet scent is a staple in gourmand perfumes, lending itself to delectably sensual fragrances that tantalize the senses. The syrupy aroma is long known to be an aphrodisiac, having an irresistible effect on men.


Set a relaxing and sensual mood with the fresh, floral, and slightly fruity fragrance of ylang-ylang. The scent of this tropical tree has been known to have a calming effect and help to reduce anxiety. Allow the aroma to clear your mind and let the effects take over.


If you’re looking for a scent that will drive men wild, look no further than pumpkin pie. The smell of this delicious dessert has been shown to have an erotic effect on men. But if you want to really take this aphrodisiac to the next level, pair it with the scent of lavender.


The combination of pumpkin pie and lavender may drive some men and women wild, but that doesn’t mean lavender alone isn’t an aphrodisiac. This soothing herbal scent is known to help promote relaxation and help to reduce stress and anxiety—creating the perfect environment for sensual connection.


If you love the fiery flavor and fragrance of ginger, you’ll love how it can help spice up your love life even more. Studies have shown ginger has an aphrodisiac effect on men but is also a turn on for women.


This warming spice walks the line between fiery and gourmand, helping to create an aroma that entices and excites. Cinnamon has been used for centuries to help improve blood flow, which may help increase libido. Spritz a warm cinnamon scent on your pulse points and watch sparks fly.


Nothing embodies the feeling of love much like the scent of patchouli—and it’s not all in your head. Studies have shown that this earthy and sweet aroma can be used in aromatherapy to relieve stress, calm nerves, and improve sexual interest . At the base of Mugler’s Angel Eau De Parfum you’ll find patchouli leaf.

When looking for a sensual scent that truly resonates with you consider a refillable fragrance. Mugler has been refillable since 1992 and has allowed us to make a sustainable products, help our planet and reduce the cost of these luxurious fragrances.


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