I know that Ambergris
is the full name, but usually it is sold under the name "OIL
of AMBER." Even Webster 1913
agrees--take a look at definition number 3...
The scent of amber is indescribably sexy, exotic in a way that belies its common origins, if you can really consider whale excretions common.
My wife wears it on occasion, and I love to sweep back her hair from her neck and draw in deeply the scent of her and the amber. I am usually forced to kiss her neck profusely, and leave her with a light bite to her earlobe.
Of course, that's just me. Individual results may vary.
I rank the smell of amber above patchouli
, which I enjoy also. Patchouli
, however, has unfortunate 'stinky hippies