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Attar Perfume Oil: The Essence of Perfume

Attar Perfume Oil: The Essence of Perfume The word “attar”, or perfume oil is believed to be derived from the Persian word itir meaning perfume, which is taken from the Arabic word itr. Attar is an essential oil, derived from botanical sources, like flowers, plants, and herbs. The Egyptians were famed for producing perfumes in the ancient world. They were formulated from flowers and plants, before being added to other oils. Ibn Al Baitar, a pharmacist, physician, and chemist (1188...

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