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India’s Perfume City to have International Perfume Park & Museum

Kannauj International Perfume Park and Museum

 Kannauj is getting its own International Perfume Park & Museum Kannauj, a small town in Uttar Pradesh, is getting its own museum to promote its heritage of attars. Attars are nature perfumes oils, extracted from flowers, herbs or spices. For more than 400 years, Kannauj is making these attars (you might have heard of them as […]

‘Attar vs Perfume’ – Key Differences You Should Know

Attar Vs Perfume - How they are differnt?

Traditional Attars may be a new concept for many due to significant surge in its demand in recent years, but they indeed have ancient history. In this new decade of the 2020s, it is predicted that Attars will be more in-demand due to various factors like people’s shift towards organic cosmetics, long-lastingness, eco-friendliness and over […]

Side Effects of Synthetic Perfumes & Rise of Natural Attars as their Alternative

Synthetic Perfumes Side Effects on Health and Environment

Harmful Effects of Synthetic Fragrances on our Environment & Health We all use synthetic fragrances in our daily lives and so, we are vulnerable to its dangers on our health. You might say that you don’t use perfumes or scents that often. But the fact is this- ‘Most of the cosmetics and cleaning products in […]

Top 5 Indian Attar Perfumes You Must Try in 2020

Top 5 Attar Perfume Oils - Must Try

Attar, also known as ‘ittar’ or ‘itra’ is derived from a Persian word ‘itr’ meaning ‘Perfume’. Nowadays like most of the things, perfumes are made using chemicals, but Attars are 100% pure and made with the love of nature. Attars are technically natural perfume oils obtained from flowers, herbs or barks. Popular in Middle-east and […]

Top Attars & Perfume Oils for Winter Season to Keep You Warm

Black Oudh Attar Pure Buy Online

Winters are indeed the best season for those who love and want their perfumes to stay longer. There are certain natural attars that are warming in nature. Attars such as Musk, Amber, Kesar (Saffron), Oud, are used in winters, as these perfume oils have warming characteristics. How to Choose Attars for Winter Season? If you’re […]

Traditional Method of Making Attars Using Hydrodistillation (Deg & Bhapka Method)

Natural attars are defined as the distillates obtained by hydrodistillation of flowers (such as saffron, marigold, rose, jasmine, pandanus) or other plant parts (Vetiver from roots of vetiver plant, Oud from wood of Agar Tree) in sandalwood oil or other base materials/fixative. However, the true attars are considered those that are obtained through the Hydro-Distillation […]

Sources & Types of Jasmine Attar & Jasmine Essential Oil

Types of Jasmine Oil

History & Cultural Aspects of Jasmine: Jasmine has a fragrance that is connected to the spiritual, religious and medication aspect of life. Jasmine is a fragrance that is refreshing and lively. For centuries, jasmine flowers have been offered to Gods in Indian culture and used as medicine in the Ayurveda- the ancient medical practices of […]