Resonance

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 30–41 | Cite as

Essential oils and fragrances from natural sources

General Article

Abstract

The study of a perfume includes extraction of scented ingredients from botanicals, behavior of chemical components, and careful blending of scents to achieve the desired composition. Essential oils may be found in roots, flowers, leaves, fruit, seeds or bark of the plant. Growing and harvesting conditions are optimized for the production of the best fragrances.

Keywords

Essential oils fragrances essences perfumes 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Facility for Ecological and Analytical Testing(FEAT)Indian Institute of TechnologyKanpurIndia

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