THE HISTORY AND USE OF PERFUME IN HUMAN CIVILIZATION

Stefania Gadea, Anamaria Vatca, Sorin Vatca

Abstract


The fragrance is a liquid mixture of aromatic oils or aromatic compounds, fixatives and solvents, used to give the human body, objects or living space a pleasant smell. This mixture is directed directly at one of the senses, or the smell, but the implications of its action go beyond the simple act of detecting a certain miracle, changing states of mind, changing behaviors, motivating moods or giving pleasure. Originally perceived as a bond between mortal and divinity, then considered to be a cure and a protector against moths, perfumes are a symbol of civilization and their secrets gradually reveal as you penetrate into their universe. Based on this argument, it is not advisable to exaggerate quantitatively when used.


Keywords


perfume, aromatic oils, solvents, essences, human civilizations

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/agrisp.v103i3-4.12864

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