Do you know what are the benefits or uses of using attar over perfume, no? Don’t worry we are going to cover that in this blog.
Attar, also known as Ittar is derived from botanical plants and is an essential oil booming with the scented essence of the plant, the compound was extracted from. There is a whole process that is followed in order to rightfully extract the scent, essential oil, or Attar from a botanical plant. Generally, the compound goes through steam or hydro distillation. Ittar or Attar takes a lot of time, 10-12 years to become the final product. The secret is to age the compound after distilling it in a wood base, such as sandalwood. The aging can range from one to 10 years, producing the fragrant and aromatic smell known popularly as Ittar or Attar.
Attar is made by distilling flower petals in water under steam and pressure. A lot of Attars are made from exotic flowers, wood, resins, and even spices. Many Ittars are used as a perfume but these are also used for medicinal and aphrodisiac purposes. For winters, people prefer warm Ittars, like those made from saffron, musk, and amber as they are believed to increase body temperature. Similarly, cold Ittar such as rose, jasmine, kewda, or khus can give refreshing and coolness during summers.
Below are the Benefits and Uses of Attar over Perfume-
Aromatherapy is often recommended to treat a variety of ailments. Ingredients like flowers, spices, and wood, among others, are responsible for these relaxing effects. These natural substances have a calming effect on the human psyche and can aid with headaches, sadness, and stress.
2. Enhancing Mood-
Perfumes and smells have a variety of effects on a person’s mood. This is why people wear perfumes, whether perfume, body spray, deodorants, or Attar, to parties, dates, and other events. These smells have been proven to travel through the brain, altering brain waves and impulses to lower cortical levels – a hormone responsible for stress, blood sugar levels, high blood pressure, metabolism, and cognition.
3. Cures Headache-
Many essential oils have been shown to aid persons who suffer from regular headaches. Peppermint oil, for example, is the most effective treatment for headaches. Its most typically used to treat migraines and headaches. Menthol, which has the power to relax muscles and relieve pain, is the key. Lavender, chamomile, rosemary, eucalyptus, and other essential oils are also beneficial.
4. Boosts Confidence-
It is because Attar aromas have such a strong impact on the brain and overall mood, they have a significant impact on how you carry yourself. Simply pick a smell that appeals to you and relates to your inner emotional self. Putting on a smell that you enjoy and are at ease with is enough to boost your self-esteem.
Considering these immense health benefits and realizing that attars are an eternal source of happiness for all, the traditions go to present attars to esteemed guests when meet them.
So here I am, waiting for your benign presence, my friend so that I can follow the tradition and spread happiness for all.
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