10 frequently asked questions about Attar

10 frequently asked questions about Attar


  1. What is attar?
    Attar is a type of natural perfume oil that is derived from botanical sources such as flowers, herbs, and spices. 

  2. How is attar made?
    Attar is made by steam-distilling or hydro-distilling botanical materials such as flowers, herbs, and spices. The resulting oil is then blended with a carrier oil such as jojoba or almond oil to create a fragrance oil.

    kannauj's hydro distillation process
  3. What are the benefits of using attar?
    Attar is a natural and chemical-free alternative to synthetic perfumes. It is believed to have therapeutic properties and can help to relieve stress, anxiety, and depression.

  4. Is attar safe to use?
    Attar is generally safe to use, but it is important to use it in moderation. Some people may be allergic to certain botanical materials used in attar, so it is recommended to do a patch test before using it.

  5. How long does attar last?
    Attar can last for several hours to a whole day, depending on the quality of the oil and the way it is applied.

  6. Can attar be used by both men and women?
    Yes, attar can be used by both men and women. There are certain fragrances that are more traditionally associated with one gender or the other, but ultimately it comes down to personal preference.

  7. How should attar be applied?
    Attar should be applied to pulse points such as the wrists, neck, and behind the ears. It can also be applied to the hair and clothing for a longer-lasting fragrance.

  8. How should attar be stored?
    Attar should be stored in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight and heat. It is best to store it in a glass bottle with a tight-fitting lid.

  9. Can attar be used in aromatherapy?
    Yes, attar can be used in aromatherapy to help promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve mood.

  10. Where can I buy attar?
    It is important to purchase attar from a reputable source to ensure its quality and authenticity. Go to www.raahiparfums.com for Authentic Indian Attars made in kannauj, The Perfume Capital of India.

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