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That Perfect Scent or Perfume in Aromatherapy

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That Perfect Scent or Perfume in Aromatherapy

"Perfumers are wary of natural grapefruit because it has a large number of sulfur atoms, which disintegrate to form malodors; the synthetic also has higher persistence, which is to say , it lasts on the skin whereas the naturals disappear, another way in which synthetics are superior materials" p. 21 in The Perfect Scent by Chandler Burr. This brings up the constant inner struggle I explore as a healer.  What is that perfect scent? Is there a perfect perfume in aromatherapy? What is natural?  What is pure?  How do you define pure? Is the perfume of today worth anything at all when it is created...

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