Essence And Alchemy

Author: Mandy Aftel
Publisher: North Point Press
ISBN: 1429936126
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Essence and Alchemy resurrects the social and metaphysical legacy that is entwined with the evolution of perfumery, from the dramas of the spice trade to the quests of the alchemists to whom today's perfumers owe a philosophical as well as ...


Author: Mandy Aftel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101614684
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Look out for Mandy Aftel's new book, The Art of Flavor, on sale in August! Mandy Aftel is widely acclaimed as a trailblazer in natural perfumery.

Scents And Sensibility

Author: Catherine Maxwell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198701756
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and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume (2001) and Fragrant: The Secret Life
of Scent (2014), both by the natural perfumer Mandy Aftel.” As well as citing
literary sources, Aftel appends to Essence and Alchemy an extensive
bibliography of books on smell, scent, and perfume. Reading about perfume,
whether this involves literary or specialist sources, is thus intrinsically bound up
with its appreciation, as indeed is writing. As the perfumer Karen Gilbert instructs,
'When “training your ...

The Ephemeral History Of Perfume

Author: Holly Dugan
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421404222
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7. Ben Jonson, “On the Famous Voyage,” in Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets,
ed. Hugh Maclean (New York: W. W. Norton, 1974), 14–20, lines 63–65. 8.
Andrew Marvell, “The Garden,” in Miscellaneous Poems (London, 1681), 50. 9.
Evelyn, Kalendarium Hortense, sig. B3 r. 10. Ibid., sig. B4 v–sig. B5 r. 11. Ibid., sig
. B4 v. 12. Ibid., sig. B5 r. 13. Mandy Aftel, Essence and Alchemy: A Natural
History of Perfume (New York: North Point Press, 2001), 111. 14. Common
jasmine, Jasminum ...

Coming To My Senses

Author: Alyssa Harad
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101583673
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An entertaining look at the industry and a good primer on how mass-market
perfume is created. A Natural History of the Senses, by Diane Ackerman
Ackerman blends science, bits of personal memoir, and lyrical description in this
gorgeous celebration of our senses. First published in 1991, her chapter on smell
is still regularly cited. Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume, by
Mandy Aftel As described in this book. Worth reading for the beautiful
descriptions and literary ...

Fragrance And Wellbeing

Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857010735
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Ackerman, D. (1990) A Natural History of the Senses. London: Phoenix.
Afoakawa, E.O. (2008) 'Cocoa and chocolate consumption – are there
aphrodisiac and other benefits for human health?' South African Journal of
Clinical Nutrition 21, 3, 107–113. Aftel, M. (2008) Essence and Alchemy: A
Natural History of Perfume. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith. Akhondzadeh, S., Fallah-
Pour, H., Afkham, K., Jamshidi, A.-H. and Khalighi-Cigaroudi, F. (2004) '
Comparison of Crocus sativus L. and ...

Mixing Essential Oils For Magic

Author: Sandra Kynes
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738737151
Size: 14.36 MB
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Pleasure and Power of Aphrodisiacs. New York: Fireside, 2002. Anderson,
Graham. Greek and Roman Folklore. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006.
Armstrong, Marian (editor). Wildlife and Plants. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall
Cavendish Corp., 2007. Arrowsmith, Nancy. Essential Herbal Wisdom. Woodbury
, MN: Llewellyn Worldwide, 2009. Aftel, Mandy. Essence and Alchemy: A Natural
History of Perfume.

Remembering Smell

Author: Bonnie Blodgett
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547487126
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Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, September
2005. Ackerman, Diane. A Natural History of Love. New York: Random House,
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Aftel, Mandy. Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume. New York:
North Point Press, 2001. Ashkenazy, Daniella. “A Mothering Touch.” Israel
Magazine-on-Web, January 1, 2001. Axel, Richard. “Scents and Sensibility:
Towards a Molecular ...

A Sensory Journey

Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857011758
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Aftel, M. (2008) Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume. Layton:
Gibbs Smith. Lavabre, M. (1990) Aromatherapy Workbook. Vermont: Healing Arts
Press. Lawless, A. (2010) The Ordinary Mind, Perfume and Natural Health.
Available at
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the Mind: An Exploration into the Psychological and Emotional Effects of
Essential Oils.

The Art Of Flavor

Author: Daniel Patterson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069819716X
Size: 24.86 MB
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Also by DANIEL PATTERson Coi: Stories and Recipes Also by MANDY AFTEL
Death of a Rolling Stone. The Brian Jones Story When Talk Is Not Cheap (with
Robin Tolmach Lakoff) The Story of Your Life. Becoming the Author of Your
Experience Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume Scents and
Sensibilitics: Creating Solid Perfumes for Well-Being Fragrant: The Secret Life of
Scent Also by DANIEL PATTERson AND MANDY AFTEL Aroma: The Magic of
Essential Oils in ...