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Homemade Perfume : Create Exquisite, Naturally Scented Products to Fill Your Life With Botanical Aromas
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How do I make essential oils at home? How many roses do I need to make rose-scented perfume? In the world of natural homemade products, crafters have a lot of questions about effectively extracting scent from plants. Finally, here is the book they have been waiting for, with answers they can trust! Homemade Perfume from Nature is so much more than just a guide to making perfumes. Anya McCoy teaches readers how to extract the fragrance from any flower or plant step by step. Several different techniques are presented, allowing readers to choose their preferred method based on time and experience level. Then, they learn simple ways to craft that liquid gold into a customized 100% natural perfume, or a variety of other products such as body mist, massage oil and linen spray. At the end of the book, readers get a valuable guide to 45 common plants in North America with detailed notes on the scent profile plus recommended ratios and times for scent extraction.
All in all, this is an incredible resource that gives readers practical tutorials to craft naturally perfumed products at home, or simply expand the professional herbalist’s knowledge on the topic.