Perfume — An Insight Into The Production, Trends, And Customers’ Preferences Now And In Classical Antiquity

Most perfumery textbooks define perfume as a substance that emits beautiful fragrance. It is usually composed of essential oils (volatile liquids distilled from plants), absolutes, aroma chemicals, additives (such as colourants, preservatives and stabilisers), and floral waters mixed into a solvent (usually denatured alcohol, oil, or dipropylene glycol).

Odoriferous plants have been used for personal care and to scent clothes and living spaces for…