Created in Lodi, Italy in 1980, this line of products is very popular in Italy and abroad. L'Erbolario is a natural fragrance and body line that uses raw materials from freshly pressed oils, flower waters and herbs distilled drop by drop. Founded by Franco Bergamaschi and his wife, Daniela Villa (who is a biologist and cosmetologist); they began their business with family recipes for home beauty treatments and have continued to expand their products, starting production of fragrances in 2009.
Periplo is an aquatic, aromatic, unisex fragrance. It features top notes of green mandarin, Calabrian bergamot, orange, lemon, petitgrain, basil, rosemary, salvia, caraway, thyme, myrtle, lavender and pumilio pine (dwarf Swiss mountain pine); middle notes of cinnamomum (a genus of evergreen aromatic trees and shrubs belonging to the laurel family), coriander, nutmeg, palmarosa and jasmine; and base notes of sandalwood, Virginia cedar, Haitian vetiver, guaiacwood and oakmoss. Periplo is an Acqua di Profumo (eau de parfum).