Use of Lavender and Lilac Extracts in Perfume Making

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Abstract
Perfumes are being produced not only through the use of essential oils; fixatives and solvents; plant, animal and synthetic sources but also through the use of the fragrant oils in the natural essences of flower blossoms. This research study aims to unveil ways on how to produce perfumes through the use of lilac and lavender extracts. Among of the processes involved in the manufacture of perfumes­- Collection, Blending and Aging, these ways are the methods in the process of Collection: Steam Distillation, Solvent Extraction, Enfleurage, Maceration and Expression. This study recommends women to produce their own perfumes through the use natural essences of lilac and lavender extracts as their middle notes, and to provide them simple and aesthetic recipes of their own set of long-lasting scents and fragrances.

The Use of Lilac and Lavender Extracts in Perfume Making
I. INTRODUCTION
A. Purpose of the Study
B. Significance of the Study
C. Background of the Study
D. Definition of Terms
II. HISTORY OF PERFUMES
A. At Early Beginnings
B. At Middle Ages
C. At Modern Times
III. BASIC COMPOUNDS COMMONLY USED IN PERFUME MAKING A. Fragrant Oils
1. From Plants
1.1. Resins
1.2. Lichens
2. From Flowers
1.1. Orange Flower
1.2 Jasmine
1.3. Lavender
1.4. Rose
1.5. Lilac
1.6. Ylang-ylang
3. From essential oils
1.1. Sandalwood
1.2. Bergamot
1.3. Cassis
B. Fixatives and Solvents
1. Ethanol
2. Benzene or Petroleumether 3. Water
C. Animal Sources
1. Musk
2. Ambergis
3. Castoreum
4. Honeycomb
D. Synthetic Sources
1. Calone
2. Cuomarin
3. Linalool
4. Terpenes
IV. THE MANUFATURING PROCESSES OF PERFUMES A. Collection
1. Steam Distillation
2. Solvent Extarction
3. Enfleurage
4. Maceration
5. Expression
B. Blending
C. Aging
IV. SIMPLE RECIPES
A. FLORAL BLOSSOMS
B. SMELL OF THE ORIENT
C. FRAGRANT OILS PERRFUME
D. LEMON COLOGNE
E. BODY SPLASH with CITRUS AROMA
V. CONCLUSIONS
A. BRIEF SUMMARY
B. RECOMMENDATIONS
VI. BIBLIOGRAPHY

Introduction

Victoria ’s Secret, Dior, Tommy Hilfiger, Gucci, Dolce and Gabbana, Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Nina Ricci, Lancome, and Yves Saint Laurent. These famous names are among of the popular perfumes that bring d about high demand to individuals all over the world mostly by- women. These popular perfumes and fragrances are originated at different places around Europe Particularly in Paris , France , Spain , Portugal , and Venice . Women love perfumes as much as men love cars. Women’s reason for loving perfumes is because it makes them feel a little bi8t feminine and a lot fresh and clean. Perfume, originated from Latin “per” meaning through, and “fumus” meaning smoke, not only does smelling great make a woman feel good about herself, but also it will make her feel attractive. Other researchers believe that a woman’s reason for loving scents and perfumes is because of the...
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