Rose oil – The soul of the rose

By September 26, 2017Essential oils, Interesting

For more than 400 years, since the time of the Mughal emperor Jahangir, the Indian city of Kannauj has been distilling flowers to make perfume.

But the industry is in decline. Synthetic perfumes are pushing the distilleries towards closure – and these exquisite scents may soon be lost forever.

Source: The soul of the rose – BBC News