NATURAL PERFUME ACADEMY GLOSSARY
The Natural Perfume Glossary compiled by Justine Crane & NPA
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The intention of acquiring [a sale] through the devaluation of the oil in relation to the labeling of it's container. (Stephen Arctander)
A Balsam is a natural raw material exuded from a tree or plant; the balsam may be either a physiological or a pathological product of the plant. (Stefan Arctander)
Phototoxicity results from an overheating reaction between a chemical (either ingested or topically applied) and ultraviolet light. The reaction can cause severe burns and in some cases may cause permanent scaring.
results of steam-distilled rose petals, particularly Bulgarian and Turkish rose
strength of a scent or note characterized by the length of time it lasts on the skin
Notes which are typically hot in character, such as clove, pepper and cinnamon.
characterized by taste utilizing essences such as vanilla, honey and warm balsamic notes
(see Balsam and Gums)sweet, warm, woody, resinous materials; exudates of trees.
raw materials (essential oils, resins, absolutes, concretes, etc.) which dissolve in a diluent (alcohol, solvent, oil, water, etc.)