Also called tea olive, fragrant olive or sweet olive, osmanthus has a long history of ornamental and medicinal uses. Osmanthus played a role in traditional Chinese wedding ceremonies as a symbol of love and romance.
A poet named Song Xhi Wen from the Tang Dynasty quoted "sweet-scented osmanthus seeds fell on the Moon as its fragrance in the sky was wafted through the clouds".
Tasting Journal Snippets:
Pure, fresh and quietly elegant fragrant.
Bright and light yellow.
4 to 5 minutes