Fixer: An absorbent material such as dry moss or wood shavings, its main function is to absorb and retain the fragrance.
Examples of fixing: dry moss, orris root, root calamo, cumarú (Dipteryx seed odorata), wood shavings, chips sandalwood, cinnamon powder.
Fragrance: The fragrance is any type or mixture of aromatic oils or essential oils.
Filling: It is as decorative as fragrant and can include dried flowers, wood chips, spices, leaves and dried herbs.
Examples of filling: cinnamon sticks, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla beans, bay, anise, rosemary, basil, mint, thyme, lavender, eucalyptus, cedar, buttons or rose petals and other flowers, geranium leaves, strips peel of citrus fruits (orange, grapefruit, lemon), apple slices or quince.
The wet potpourri is the original flavor and has been used for hundreds of years. It is an ancient art of France and is produced through a fermentation process facilitated by the addition of natural salt.