The Art of Creating a Perfume

  • U. Harder
Conference paper


A perfume is a composition of odorous ingredients generally diluted with ethyl alcohol and experienced over a certain time frame. To bear an artistic and aesthetic value its constituents must be selected and quantified deliberately to form a specific olfactory shape which should be recognizable, interesting and harmonious. The aim of a perfume is to improve the quality of life by underlining the personality, attractiveness and well-being of its bearers.


Steam Distillation Natural Ingredient Aroma Chemical Fragrance Ingredient Advanced Analytic Method 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

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