The Aromatic World of Flowers

Spring showers, bring forth floral aromas that conjure a kaleidoscope of an exquisite bouquet of splendid, rich, and colorful blooms. 

From sweet and romantic to bold and sophisticated, floral fragrances have always been cherished.

The intricate delicacy of flowers in perfumery.
One of the earliest recorded uses of floral scents dates back to ancient Egypt, they believed that flower fragrances had mystical powers.
Floral fragrances became a status symbol among the wealthy. Perfumers began experimenting with different flower essences and techniques to create more complex scents.
The Persian Empire began mastering the art of preservation by placing the flower buds in sealed jars to be later opened only for special occasions.
The Romans celebrated the goddess of flora each year, the ceremonies were held to celebrate the first flowers of the season. They burned precious floral extracts and oils as sacrifices to their gods. The word perfume comes from the word “perfumum” meaning “through smoke”.
During the middle ages, an Arabian doctor was the first to obtain oil from flowers using water vapor, known as distillation. The distillation of flowers remains until today the main technique in traditional perfumery. 

The harmony of nature's finest blooms.

Floral aromas are a combination of various oils that are produced mostly in the petals. Each flower has a different combination. Some flowers have seven to ten different oils and others may have hundreds. Different scents depend on the carbon chains and atoms found in each flower.
Many flowers release scents to aid reproduction. Some flowers use their odors to entice a host of insects and birds to fertilize their flowers. Others specialize, releasing scents that only appeal to a particular insect.
Today scientists have classified 1,700 different scent compounds produced by flowers.

Flowers' scents enchant our senses.

Studies show the benefits of floral fragrances are related to cognitive, blood pressure, and moods.

Breathing floral aromas can lower your anxiety and reduce depression. 

 Floral scents can improve your memory, helping you retain more information if you're learning something new. It can also inspire you, leading to creativity.

The different categories of flowers we can find in floral fragrances:
    • white flowers (jasmine, ylang-ylang, frangipani, magnolia, lily, orange blossom)
    • powdered flowers (iris, violet, heliotrope)
    • green flowers, also called spring or vegetable (daffodil, narcissus, etc.)
    • roses (peony, rose, pink geranium)
    • spicy flowers (carnation, immortelle, wallflower)
    • rare or atypical flowers (reseda, broom, mahonia)

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