Hyacinth is a flower synonymous with spring and renewal. Native to Asia and the Balkans, this bulbous plant forms small, very fragrant star-shaped flowers in shades of pink, white, blue and yellow. According to the mythology, its name would be due to the prince Hyacinthus (the Latin name of the plant), of which Apollo, the god of the sun, was in love. Hyacinthus was mortally wounded during a discus throw and from his blood would have been born a flower, the hyacinth. In perfumery, the plant is extracted with volatile solvents to obtain an absolute with a powerful and persistent perfume. It is also an excellent fixative. In the compositions, the hyacinth offers floral and green notes. In overdose, it can nevertheless quickly become aggressive.