essence and the fragrance
Read Online

essence and the fragrance by N. D. Ahuja

  • 781 Want to read
  • ·
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by International Study Centre in Chandigarh .
Written in English


  • Sikhism -- Relations -- Islam.,
  • Islam -- Relations -- Sikhism.,
  • Sikhism -- Essence, genius, nature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementN. D. Ahuja.
LC ClassificationsBP173.S5 A36
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4864742M
LC Control Number75904537

Download essence and the fragrance


This book has inspired a generation of perfumers, and it brought people back to the original idea of what perfume was supposed to be. Mandy Aftel is a very spiritual person, who is able to meld the spiritual and ritualistic elements of perfumery with the pure, hedonistic, sensual beauty of it. (Denise Hamilton The Browser )/5(). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ahuja, N.D. Essence and the fragrance. Chandigarh: International Study Centre, (OCoLC) Document Type. The book 'Technology of Perfumes, Flavours & Essential Oils' covers various methods including Creating a Perfume, Flower Perfumes and Their Formulat ions, Packaging of Perfumes, Testing a Perfume, Aerosol Spray, Aromatic Perfumery Compounds, Scents and Perfumes, Spray (Perfumes), Floral Oils, Manufacturing Processes of Flavours, Non-Alcoholic Flavours, Flavours Fruits (Whiskey, Vodka, Grape Butter Scotch and Rum), Terpeneless Menthol . The Essence of Perfume is the first book by the world's only Professeur de Parfums, and is as captivating as it is informative/5.

Essence and Alchemy: A Book of Perfume - Kindle edition by Aftel, Mandy. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Essence and Alchemy: A Book of Perfume/5(). Dive deep into the essentials of olfaction; open up the psychology and science of smell, discover the key fragrance families, and come to understand the historical and cultural ramifications that make the perfume industry what it is today. This book reveals the power of scent and fragrance to captivate-introducing key global locations, from the lavender fields of Provence and the laboratories where .   In The Essence of Perfume the story of perfume, from ancient Egypt where the fragrance Kypi induced mass surrender when it was offered in worship to the sun god, through the rivalry between Coco. Let’s get to your final book, The Essence and the Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume. This is by Mandy Aftel, who is an all-natural perfumer in Berkeley. She comes out of the same movement for the best natural ingredients that created Chez Panisse [restaurant], also .

Just finished reading "Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume" () by Mandy Aftel. I decided to pick up this book to learn more about the history of perfumes and the ingredients that go into them. Aftel is an American natural perfumer and her book is a testament of her in-depth knowledge in the world of perfumes/5(48).   As long as there has been passion, there has been perfume. Wealthy Romans used to scent their doves while in Shakespeare's time, a woman in love would place a peeled apple into her armpit to saturate it with her scent and then present it to her lover. Essence And Alchemy resurrects the social and metaphysical legacy that is entwined with the evolution of perfumery, from the dramas of 4/5(1). The Essence explores this mysterious sense and delves into the history, culture, and science that have shaped the multi-billion dollar perfume industry into what it is today. Join us as we reveal the power of scent and fragrance to captivate, from the lavender fields of Provence and the laboratories, to incense producers in India.   The book closes with unbelieveably gorgeous examples of vintage perfume bottles from a time when the bottle was as important as the scent that it held. This book is a visual treat and a nice addition to the collection of anyone who studies and collects scents or perfume bottles.