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    Re: The Sandalwood Game Proposal & Entries

    Can't wait!
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    Re: Erin Terince Hews

    We can plainly see in Sicomoro's response that he is not being respectful.
    I'm not after admiration, but their constant attacks; this is at issue.
    Sicomoro, hiding their identity behind a pseudo...
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    Re: Can you use too many naturals?

    Agreeing with Jolieo, and not with Shahbaz Khan. Mud also depends upon how you blend the naturals with the aynthetics.
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    Re: Erin Terince Hews

    Is there some power that you feel you gain by constantly attacking me?
    This need of yours to continually malign me is really astounding
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    Re: Help with Prada l'homme inspired fragrance

    Carrot seed is your topnote for an Orris blend.
    If you want to make the Orris note less Femme, tone down the ionones, as mentioned above, and add in other orris notes.
    These could be Orris Givco,...
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    Re: Erin Terince Hews

    MANY times, he has no idea of what he is saying, except to act as if he does know what he is talking about, when his knowledge is either faulty or askew. He's an act, just like Roja Dove is just an...
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    Re: Hand crimper not compatible??

    If the crimping tool doesn't work perfectly, it most likely is not exactly tuned to your tops. it happens. I would recommend to crimp once, then slightly rotate the bottle, and crimp again, and...
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    Re: Formulae for Mancera's Wild Leather

    No.
  9. Thread: Tamper Down IBQ

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    Re: Tamper Down IBQ

    Yes, the leather base at PSH (which is IFRA compliant), in a non IFRA version, is sprayed onto the back of fake leather, to smell like real.
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    Re: White Lotus Aromatics Closing

    I have a small vial of Night Queen Absolute from WL. The last I heard from Christopher was that because it is so costly and low in demand, he didn't expect it to be made again. It would probably be...
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    Re: Amazing list of commercial suppliers

    If you tell me which "books" you want, I can send.
  12. Re: Understanding differences between top, mid, and base notes

    In a broad sense, if you look up a raw material on TGSC, and look in the organoleptics section, the substantivity rating there will tell you how long that material lasts on a strip. After awhile you...
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    Re: Avon Far Away Extended Drydown

    What color is the perfume?
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    Re: Fragrance fatigue

    Ionones do a lot of that type of fatigue to noses...
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    Re: White Lotus Aromatics Closing

    The fakes are coming from India, most of the time.

    Buying directly from Distillers/processors can be done, I do it myself. But Chris had a sales outlet, so he could buy in bigger qty.
    If you are...
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    Re: The Sandalwood Game Proposal & Entries

    Adam's Talimena is bagged and tagged...
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  17. Thread: Tamper Down IBQ

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    Re: Tamper Down IBQ

    If something is sticking out, it is either because it is too strongly dosed, or because you have not surrounded it with enough other similar materials to give it cover.
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    Re: Advice on increasing longevity

    https://forum.grasscity.com/attachments/its-dead-jim-jpg.2389646/

    Since it is nearly entirely basenotes, you need a lot of enliveners, like some topnotes and middle notes...
  19. Re: Lyral-Methyl Anthranilate Schiff Base From Vigon

    Oh, Cool. When my kilo came from Vigon, I didn't realize it was a solid, and I didn't want to have to melt the entire kilo to get it out of the bottle. So, Because it was a plastic bottle, I cut it...
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    Re: Advice on increasing longevity

    You have to post a formula example, if you want assistance...
  21. Re: Lyral-Methyl Anthranilate Schiff Base From Vigon

    Who has that in stock?
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    Re: White Lotus Aromatics Closing

    Then, Likely he was buying directly from the producer.
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    Re: White Lotus Aromatics Closing

    Don't ever buy from them.
  24. Thread: Iso

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    Re: Iso

    The difference between Amyl Sal and IsoAmyl Sal is VERY small.
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    Re: Macrocyclic Musk Transparency

    Yes, most often, but not all the time... You can make fairly low MW schiff bases... or some that I make are over 460mw.
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    Re: Macrocyclic Musk Transparency

    In my classification of "Last Notes", which last longer than "Base Notes", Civettone is one of the few aromachems on the market that fits the category.
    Velvione isn't quite in the same category....
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    Re: White Lotus Aromatics Closing

    I forgot to order more Peppermint Absolute... Now I have to make a replacer/extender for the tiny bit I have left. Made a stab at it last night.
    And Barry sent me a tiny bit, which was diluted... ...
  28. Re: Is $75USD per litre a high price to pay for Perfumers Alcohol?

    The price doesn't change too much from $35/gallon, until you are buying by the drum... and the taxes per gallon don't go down either, taxes are fixed per gallon, no volume discount on taxes... just...
  29. Re: Lyral-Methyl Anthranilate Schiff Base From Vigon

    I don't have a temperature gauge on my heated stirrer... But I put it at about, say, 180F, and check it after about 10 minutes to see if it will pour...
  30. Re: So how exactly are large amounts of fragrance liquid created for mass production/selling?

    If all of your measurements are done by weight, and your sample size is large enough not to inherent error, due to small/tiny size, then you take your weight and multiply the weight by X100, and you...
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    Re: Newbie questions

    Do not use FCO or Jojoba, if you are making an alcoholic perfume. Also, dilution tends to be related to how strong / diluted your other materials are in comparison.
  32. Re: Is $75USD per litre a high price to pay for Perfumers Alcohol?

    Yes, too expensive. That is $283 per gallon, when I buy a gallon for $35.
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    Re: Realistic accords for a strange project

    Either buy the scent fluid, or hire a Perfumer, like me to build your scents. What you want to learn to do, to actually make realistic smelling blends that are so close that people will instantly...
  34. Re: Clary Sage from PA clouding up my top accords

    Just let the diluted perfume sit undisturbed in a beaker, covered. It will clear, with your layer of cloudy sitting on the bottom. Just ladle out the top without disturbing the sediment that...
  35. Re: Spent the day like a mad but ignorant scientist concocting a future gem for my collection

    I'm very happy for you...
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  36. Re: Does anyone have a kilo of Phenylacetaldehyde Glyceryl Acetal / Acetal CD sitting around?

    Thanks Drowning... Don't really want to pay retail, though...

    Have it sorted now with another Perfumer who was just going to buy a kilo, so we'll split it up in some manner...

    Thanks,...
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    Re: First Timer - How Did I do?

    Yes, I understand... :-) Much like Bat.
    I would also recommend some Vetiver for this function.
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    Re: First Timer - How Did I do?

    looks pretty good for a start, with the exception that the Geosmin is dosed 1000X too much, and I am not exaggerating.
    That, and that the dilution amount of 11ml, looks like a LOT... in comparison...
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    Re: Tobacco absolute

    First, all tobacco sold is flavored/fragranced.
    So, tobacco absolute isn't going to match the odor profile without augmentation. When William was here for his apprenticeship, he was floored that...
  40. Thread: Black Musk

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    Re: Black Musk

    Alora is in process of cleaning up the disaster of the move... she needs time to accomplish the transition. She told me that about 80-90% of the materials had to be found not sellable due to awful...
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    Re: Buying Antioxidant BHT for Cologne

    The crystals that I have are a little bigger than the size of table salt crystals. That size seems likely very usable... If not completely dissolving in DPG, you can heat a small amount of DPG, and...
  42. Does anyone have a kilo of Phenylacetaldehyde Glyceryl Acetal / Acetal CD sitting around?

    I need 100g - 200g...

    :-)

    Thanks,
    PK
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    Re: Buying Antioxidant BHT for Cologne

    Search engines are your friend...

    https://www.makingcosmetics.com/BHT_p_52.html
  44. Thread: Black Musk

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    Re: Black Musk

    That would probably be proprietary to CP
  45. Re: Any tips on boosting the projection of this formula?

    ahhh
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    Re: How many ingredients?

    The source is a $1000 GCMS test that a Client ran, that clearly didn't even need that high quality of result, but only needed a very basic gcms to find out this information...
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    Re: How many ingredients?

    Agreeing with Casper, above.
    The number of materials relates to your vision and it's fulfillment, and the need to accomplish the perfume.

    Jean Claude Ellena's Perfume, Hermes Un Jardin Sur la...
  48. Re: Any tips on boosting the projection of this formula?

    Wondering where my post went answering this question...???
  49. Re: Lyral-Methyl Anthranilate Schiff Base From Vigon

    Maybe you'd like me to send you some of my Sample of this?
    I have a Vigon sample and an IFF sample of the same...
    I looked around, and it does not seem that I have bothered to make any myself,...
  50. Re: Who here has used a listed accord structure for a "favorite" and successfully made something sim

    Bought mine at Sigma
  51. Re: Any tips on how to boost the projection of this formula?

    Galaxolide 50? or neat?

    Get some fresher molecules in there, Ethyl Linalyl Acetate, cis 3 hexenyl acetate in miniscule dose, Amyl/isoamyl salicylate, raise the DHM by one percent, lower the...
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    Re: Perfumer's Apprentice White Musk Accord

    This would be all materials used at 100%. But, if you dilute to 10% by weight, you could also make the same formula.

    ALL PERFUMERY is done by weight.
    Anything else is just playing.
  53. Re: Who here has used a listed accord structure for a "favorite" and successfully made something sim

    Hmmm, would have to have a think on designing that new molecule.
    That's tough, though, since all the characteristic molecules that I could start from are terpenes, which do not help me make larger...
  54. Re: Who here has used a listed accord structure for a "favorite" and successfully made something sim

    The other Coumarin type molecule is one that I discovered reading and researching in TGSC, Phthalide.

    Regarding the question from OP.

    Reading a list of notes and trying to make the scent...
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    Re: Purpose of Terpenes in Perfumes

    Terpenes are mostly topnotes.
  56. Re: Who here has used a listed accord structure for a "favorite" and successfully made something sim

    While the Coumarin molecule itself is not a topnote unless it is really overdosed, there is another 28 hour molecule that is in the coumarin family, smells very similar. Which would be a topnote. ...
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    Re: Musk in Aventus??

    Yes, I do not use materials diluted very often, So, I place the dilution ratio percent on the material line, instead of in another column.

    Hint, If you look at column #5, the column labelled...
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    Re: Cascalone is out

    https://fimgs.net/himg/o.40510.jpg

    I like Transluzone too, too bad the supplier won't make any more to sell me...
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    Re: My amazing Perfumer PK portrait painting

    https://media2.giphy.com/media/GhNXUOpdNz65q/giphy.gif?cid=ecf05e47y0ukhhz6xhq5ypvm9pti0gtg2wwchgb1pggldmd7&rid=giphy.gif

    - - - Updated - - -

    - - - Updated - - -

    Sorry, this ISN'T shameless...
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    My amazing Perfumer PK portrait painting

    Sharing this as one of the highlights of 2020

    I've had enough loss this year, one family member so far to Covid, so this is a celebration of the better from 2020.
    There are actually quite a few...
  61. Re: Exploring Paul Kiler's Skeleton Fougère Formula

    I'm really glad that you are learning this way... There is no better teacher.

    I really refrain from telling people the answers too much, as that doesn't help people learn very well.
    What you are...
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    Re: Equilaptus Ratio in African Leather by Memo

    Yes, you can add Eucalyptus oil if you want, I would try just one or two drops into that 100ml. Wait a week, and evaluate. Add one or two more if desired. later.
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    Re: Cascalone is out

    I updated the Cascalone entry in the Single Note discussion forum, here:
    https://www.basenotes.net/threads/476371-Cascalone?p=4884851#post4884851
  64. Thread: Honey signature

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    Re: Honey signature

    Honey Signature figures appropriately in my Maderas de Oriente Oscuro.
  65. Re: Interesting on methyl cedryl ketone (some may do better skipping, based on ABC quotation)

    Simply musing, possibly with no real relationship to your topic, but I think of Cedroxyde and Cedraclaire.
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    Re: Aventus ingredients

    Mmm, Ambrinol....? If you did want to use it, just open the bottle, and wave it over the beaker, and the put the cap back on and put it back on the shelf.
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    Re: Most nauseating aroma chemicals?

    Nauseating... I think of amines- like say, 3-methyl mercaptopropyl amine, or even isobutyraldehyde straight up. Furfuryl mercaptan smells like you ran over a skunk in your driveway....

    DHM, is...
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    Re: Hawthorn Tincture / Trimethylamine

    Well, triethylamine smells like dead fish... is that what you're after?

    My research into the scent of Hawthorn flowers goes in two directions, pleasant, and not.

    My pleasant Hawthorn flower...
  69. Re: Questions about blending your sample blend and then altering the concentration

    Ithinkicancancan, where do you live?
    Just wondering if you're USA based, and a phone conversation might help straighten out what is running around your brain...?
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    Re: What am I missing in my materials?

    You have virtually no topnotes, save the citrus.
    Nor do you have any Hedione, or any greens.
  71. Re: Questions about blending your sample blend and then altering the concentration

    Yes, This is what "Maceration" means, you are correct.
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    Re: Starting materials kit

    Very odd to see Cinnamon bark said to purchase in the larger bottle size, while others more well used in the 4ml bottle size
  73. Re: Questions about blending your sample blend and then altering the concentration

    And I always work at 100%.
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    Re: Tuberose Bases and thoughts from PK

    Back when I was seeking articles, I had to pay $40 for the study on Springer. I read through that study, and I think the headspace study flowers are from India, (cv. Calcutta Single). But there is...
  75. Re: Questions about blending your sample blend and then altering the concentration

    The reason that Perfumers work full strength, is because there is no set dilution ratio for perfumes. If you formulate with all diluted ingredients, then of course, you cannot make it any stronger...
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    Re: Simple Home Formula. Pointers please.

    As happened in the Roja Dove fragrance formulated by lower level Perfumers at Robertet, they didn't account for the Methyl Anthranilate in the Neroli base, combining with the Vanillin. ...
  77. Thread: Math????

    by pkiler
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    Re: Math????

    All Professional Perfumery is done by weight.
    I would suggest to make your formula, as you have made it at the smaller size, and weigh each item. Then place the weight into the spreadsheet given in...
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    Re: Perfumer's Charter

    I'm not sure that we can receive copyright protection, either, but I want the level of conversation about blatant and intentional theft of fragrances to be brought out more. I am also wondering what...
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    Re: Known Vintage Formulas

    and I did find you the very cheapest price online, for you...

    That is, Unless you can figure out how to buy it out of India......
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    Re: Known Vintage Formulas

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/0820603341?tag=bookfinder-test-b2-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1&language=en_US&selectObb=new
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    Re: Simple Home Formula. Pointers please.

    And the vanillin dosage there isn't reaching up, grabbing you by the throat, and throwing you down on the ground? :-)

    I also see an issue about 1 year from now, making a schiff base and turning...
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    Re: Known Vintage Formulas

    Books are your best bet here.
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    Re: Offensive & Slightly Stinky...

    The base is not really meant to be an absolute replacer, but more a Fresh flower (headspace) type of base...
    I actually made it by guessing at the real flower odor, as I had not ever smelled the...
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    Re: Offensive & Slightly Stinky...

    OK, Made a batch of fresh Osmanthus flower base, now let's see if PSH wants it...?
  85. Re: Newbie Question regarding the Ingredients and Suppliers, please help

    SELAMAT PAGI, Apa Kabar? I'm sorry, I wish I could point you to good suppliers in Indonesia. But I only know of bigger suppliers like you mention. I was up for a job in a USA Diplomatic posting...
  86. Re: Safety of a naturally occurring vanilla aroma-chemical

    Uhhhh, can I laugh?

    A vanilla absolute with less than 1% of vanillin in it?
    HA!

    Whatever this is, it's not vanilla absolute.
    You might know that I've built vanilla absolute replacer.... ...
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    Re: Issues with cocoa extract incorporating

    My Cocoa / Cacao Absolute just settles to the bottom of the concentrate bottle... Client wanted Chocolate in the base, and that's pretty hard to do. I also use and would recommend here to use the...
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    Re: Offensive & Slightly Stinky...

    So should I put my Fresh Osmanthus flower base at PSH too?
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    Re: Benzoin confusion for a newbie....please help.

    You can dilute Benzoin to 25% in Benzyl Benzoate, DEP or DPG, with heating your benzoin and substrate first, then blending together.
  90. Thread: Lilac Accord

    by pkiler
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    Re: Lilac Accord

    By weight. Choose the unit that you wish to make it in, by weight.
  91. Re: My first project, which is probably the simplest one I'll ever do, was a complete failure. Help

    I don't have any experience with carrier oils, only alcoholic perfumes.
    Much has been said about wearing this oil, and your own concerns about longevity also speak to my thought for a solution for...
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    Re: Offensive & Slightly Stinky...

    [QUOTE=Protagonista;5061149]I'm in the US./QUOTE]
    Please read this thread for Suppliers.
    https://www.basenotes.net/threads/258955-DIY-Suppliers-List-Editing-in-progress-12-2013

    I do note that on...
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    Re: Offensive & Slightly Stinky...

    Protagonista, in which country do you reside?
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    Re: Buying ingredients

    I looked at this question before anyone else had answered, and said to myself... "I don't really need to spend my time replying to this question..."
    :-)
  95. US TTB Alcohol License - A bright spot for COVID 19

    US Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)

    This morning, I put on my schedule to apply for my alcohol use license with the US Federal Government, so that I can easily buy more than my 5...
  96. Re: Is Creating Perfume still in Susan's hands? (EDIT, CP has new owner)

    My CP order of Nov 12, is now in "PreShipping Processing".

    I wrote to Alora last week to ask about stock for an item, and received a nice reply...I just think they have lots of issues with moving...
  97. Re: Don't Add Water, Glycerin or Jojoba to Alcoholic Perfumes

    As Jolieo mentions, and the Member in great standing reiterates, Carrier oils are made up of blends of fatty acids.
    They do not really like to go into alcohol. Occasionally, you might be able to...
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    Re: White Lotus Aromatics Closing

    Maybe, they can be useful, but me and my good friend all Natural Perfumer, Maggie and I agree, that we never liked very many of the formulas that were sent out as freebies with orders... they always...
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    Re: Lyral replacement solution?

    No, right now I cannot replace Lyral, with all of it's attributes, with conventional raw materials.
    I may be able to come closer with some molecules that I am making, but not with what is on the...
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    Re: Blending in dilution or full strength?

    Well, Yes, 0.05g could overwhelm if it is strong... but the key takeaway, is to have your sample size large enough, for several reasons, One is so that one drop doesn't overwhelm any blend, and two,...
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