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The Production of Volatile Oils and Perfumery Plants in the United States

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First published in 1910, this book constitutes a complete handbook on the production of perfume in the Unites States, with chapters on cultivation, separation and extraction, handling, marketing, and more. With detailed illustrations and a wealth of practical information, this book is highly recommended for those with an interest in essential oils and the perfume industry. Contents include: "Aroma of Plants", "Nature of Odors", "Localization of Odors", "Development of Aroma", "Extraction of Aroma", "Separation of Perfumes by Solution", "Extraction with Liquid Fats", "Extraction with Solid Fats", "Separation of Perfumes by Expression", "Handling Volatile Oils", "Growth and Harvesting of Perfume Plants", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned introduction on essential oils.

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