How To Make An Imitation Essence of Wallflower

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Wallflower (Cherianthus).   Exquisite as is the odor of this flower, it is not used in perfumery, though no doubt it might be, and...

How to Make Essence of Ambergris And Extrait d'Ambre

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Ambergris This substance is found in the sea, floating near the islands of Sumatra, Molucca, and Madagascar; also on the coasts of ...

How To Make Extrait de Bois de Santal

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This is an old favorite with the lovers of scent; it is the wood that possesses the odor. The finest santal-wood grows in the island of...

How To Make Lebanon Cedar Wood and Cedrat For the Handkerchief Perfume

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● Lebanon Cedar Wood  Cedar Wood finds a place in a perfumer's warehouse; when ground, it does well to form a body for sachet ...

How To Make Extract of Tonquin

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Tonquin, or Tonka.  The seeds of the Dipterix odorata are the tonquin or coumarouma beans of commerce. When fresh they are exceed...

How To Make Extract of Vanilla

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Vanilla.  The pod or bean of the Vanilla planifolia yields a perfume of rare excellence.  When good, and if kept for some time, ...

How To Make A good Imitation Essence of Violets

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Violet.   The perfume exhaled by the Viola odorata is so universally admired, that to speak in its favor would be more than supe...

How To Make A Beautiful Imitation Essence of White Lilac For Handkerchief Perfume

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The fragrance of the flowers of this ornamental shrub is well known. The essence of lilac is obtained either by the process of macer...