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PERFUMES

Forest Essentials Floral Fragrances & Perfumes

In India, perfumes and scented articles were in use from pre Vedic and Vedic periods for religious practices, social customs, domestic rituals and later gradually became part and parcel of human life. Perfumes were also used in cosmetics as the medicinal properties of many perfumes were well known to ancient Indians and were used in both rituals and to treat diseases. Fumigation or dhupan was an advanced method used to unearth medicinal properties of fragrance. Medicated oils and powders were prepared from perfumes and applied externally.Usage of scented oils to massage body (Abhyanga) kept the skin smooth, healthy and invigorating.Read More