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Types of Aroma

Additional Resources on Fragrance Types
Additional Resources on Fragrance Types

Evidence has proven that essential oils and additional aromatic compounds may potentially have therapeutic properties. There is still more research needed to determine how efficient aromatherapy may be in treating certain medical conditions. Those that practice aromatherapy have stated that it can be used to reduce anxiety and pain, enhance memory and energy, and aid in relaxation. There is evidence that shows that the practice of aromatherapy has been around for many years.

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Chemical
Chemical

The Chemical Compounds Behind the Aroma of Coffee Click to enlarge Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or completely unfussy about the manner in which you get your caffeine fix, there’s no denying that the smell of freshly-brewed coffee in the morning is an invigorating one. The chemistry behind this aroma, though, is far from simple; a complex collection of chemical compounds are responsible, and this graphic takes a look at a selection of these.

Chemical (eg Ammonia, Bleach)
Chemical (eg Ammonia, Bleach)

Its pungent aroma is also added to the smelling salts used to revive unconscious people and improve alertness. Because it is both effective and inexpensive, people often clean with ammonia. Ammonia is added to household cleansers because it cleans glass and mirrors without streaking, cuts soap scum, kills mildew and disinfects surfaces. It's also prized for its abilities to cut through tough grease and stains, often cleaning surfaces that ammonia-free cleansers cannot.

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Citrus (eg Lemon, Lime, Orange)
Citrus (eg Lemon, Lime, Orange)

Sore Throat – Add a drop of lime and a drop of lemon essential oil to your hot tea, or add to warm water to gargle and alleviate soreness. WILD ORANGE Essential Oil Anxiety Relief – The aromatic use of orange can calm the nervous system and the mind.

Eau de Cologne
Eau de Cologne

Eau de Cologne: Cologne is an abbreviation of 'eau de Cologne' and is the French word for the city of Köln where a particular scent was first made hence it was a water from Cologne.

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Eau de Parfum
Eau de Parfum

EDP (Eau De Parfum) EDP or Eau De Parfum is the another common fragrance and has a less concentration and intensity than Parfum but it has more concentration than Eau De Toilette(EDT). A one or two dab of EDP gives a long-lasting fragrance all day and is recommended for everyday wear.

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Eau de Toilette
Eau de Toilette

Knowing the difference between Eau de toilette and Eau de parfum is a great way to maximize a bottle of fragrance. Shoppers have the tendency to wander into the perfume store not really understanding the types of fragrances, merely relying on what smells good and what smells bad.

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Eau Fraiche
Eau Fraiche

Understanding Eau de Cologne, Eau Fraiche, Eau de Toilette & Perfume. ... Eau Fraiche is a scented substance worn in a manner similar to perfumes and fragrances.

Fragrant
Fragrant

Alphabetical: a among and are aroma being Christ For fragrance God of perishing saved the those to we who NT Letters: 2 Corinthians 2:15 For we are a sweet aroma ...

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Fragrant (eg Florals and Perfumes)
Fragrant (eg Florals and Perfumes)

Fragrant essential oils are variously packed as glands or in the glandular cells of aromatic plants flower and leaves. It is an even wonderful ‘lancscape’.

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Fruity (all non-Citrus Fruits)
Fruity (all non-Citrus Fruits)

Non-citrus fruits include grapes, bananas, apples, plums, raspberries, blackberries, pears, peaches and apricots. Olives, coconuts, avocados and honeydew melons are also classified as non-citrus fruits.

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Minty and Peppermint (eg Eucalyptus and Camphor)
Minty and Peppermint (eg Eucalyptus and Camphor)

Menthol solid at room temperature, and is white, crystalline and waxy in nature. It retains its solid state at room temperature and melts slightly above. It is originally found in the form of corn mint, peppermint, or other mint oils, and the organic compound made synthetically from it.

Minty/Peppermint
Minty/Peppermint

Peppermint is a hybrid species of spearmint and water mint (Mentha aquatica). The essential oils are gathered by CO2 or cold extraction of the fresh aerial parts of the flowering plant. The most active ingredients include menthol (50–60 percent) and menthone (10–30 percent).

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Parfum
Parfum

Fragrance goes by so many different terms—perfume, parfum, eau de parfum, eau de toilette—that it can be confusing to figure out which one to buy. The key to choosing the right scent for you is knowing that the different terms refer to different concentrations of fragrance oils in the mix.

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Popcorn
Popcorn

The above chemicals compounds make important contributions to the flavor and aroma of popcorn. A new study which is conducted by Chemical Research in Toxicology on ingredients used for artificial butter flavoring for popcorn is revealed that it contain chemical compound called Diacetyl (DA).

Sharp/Pungent
Sharp/Pungent

Use pungent to describe a taste or smell that gives a sharp sensation. "What is that pungent odor?" is a polite way of suggesting that someone in the room has BO.

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Sweet
Sweet

When sin and self no longer form a barrier preventing our approach to God, then a sweet aroma will come up before Him. We will have been wholly burnt and, thus, His Life can come forth as a sweet savor.

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Sweet (eg Chocolate, Vanilla, Caramel)
Sweet (eg Chocolate, Vanilla, Caramel)

Remove from heat and stir in the 2/3 cup (130g) of sugar, then the egg yolks, vanilla extract, and chocolate extract (if using). …

Woody and Resinous (e
Woody and Resinous (e

green, resinous: Humulene Oil: piney, woody is thought to lend the distinctive “noble” character to noble hops (herbal/spicy). Caryophyllene Oil: woody: Farnesene: floral: Beta Acids: hops with more beta acids will contribute more oxidation products during storage than beers with less beta acids.