Smells Like Attar: The Secrets of Perfume Distillation

Perfume distillation is a process where you take the essential oils and compounds of a flower, plant, or aromatic plant and distill it in order to separate the oil and gas phases. Perfume distillation takes the raw materials of a variety of plants and flowers and extracts their fragrance in a solvent. This solvent is then evaporated and the essential oil distilled in order to preserve all the aromas and fragrances of the plant material. In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of perfume distillation and some of the most common aromatics used in the process.