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how to make perfume using indigeneous materials?

how to make a perfume using materials that can be found at home?

Johenix7 years ago
Try Castor oil and washing soda, if I recall it smells like violets or roses. (Never tried it "A.C Gilbert Chemistry Set Book".)
jtobako7 years ago
Use the Search function to find Kiteman's instructable on making perfume from flowers.  I keep meaning to, but forget until the lilacs are done...
It's not too hard.  You can make your own essential oils and then mix in pleasing ratios in a matrix you prefer.  You can make solid perfumes or a spray.  You can also buy essential oils if you don't have a lot of potential fodder for making it. 

My general rule for mixing is something woody, something flowery, and something herbally such as sandalwood, jasmine, and lemongrass.  I buy my essential oils, and they're nice for scenting a lot of different things.  You can find an essential oil for just about everything.  I've used ethyl alcohol and water as the main matrix with good success for a spray perfume.