In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Uses for common plants in perfumery, cooking and medicines, as well as music, dance and even transport through the ages, will all take centre stage.
- The commercially available vanilla which is used in baking and perfumery is now, sadly, usually made from a synthetic base.
- John regularly runs a one-day course in the art of perfumery, the only course of its type in the country.
- It seems that this is the universal blueprint to which perfumery has reduced itself.
- The book is a study on the significance of flowers and floral imagery in Indian history, art, culture, religion, traditions, rituals, architecture, perfumery, and culinary art.
- When I was a child in the Belgian countryside, my grandmother taught me crafts like lace-making, perfumery and painting.
- It is used in perfumery and as an insect repellant.
- In fact, there is a definite analogy to music used in perfumery and the ingredients are assembled and expressed as a top note, middle note or base note.
- Distillation of rose flowers for liberating oil, a technology unknown anywhere in the world so far, was welcomed by the new industries of perfumery and cosmetics that were flourishing in Western and Central Europe at that time.
- Ketones are also used in the flavoring and perfumery industry.
- The language of perfumery draws on the language of music: the composition of a perfume is seen as a combination of notes.
- It has been created using the design principles of ‘classic French perfumery, and has unusually high concentrations of natural scent oils’.
- Citral, extracted from lemon grass, has great demand in perfumery and food industry as well as in vitamin-A production.
- The plants are grown for their musk-scented seeds that are useful in perfumery and medicine.
- The sweet, soft-balsamic aroma is immensely popular in perfumery and as an ingredient in upmarket body care products.
- Jasmine, patchouli, sandalwood, rose, ylang-ylang and a number of other aromatherapy oils used in perfumery are known for their aphrodisiac properties.
- The restaurant and perfumery industries desire essential oils that have a standardized aroma or flavor.
- More and more men are discovering a new terrain that has long been considered a female domain: perfumery.
- If you can find a copy, it is a fascinating book that provides insight into the history and science of perfumery.
- ‘I wanted to link the romance of old-style perfumery with the mystery and glamour of geisha culture,’ she says.
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