CELESTIAL ® NAG CHAMPA ATTAR ITAR THERAPEUTIC ESSENTIAL OIL - PERFUMERY COSMETICS
NAG CHAMPA ATTAR ITAR THERAPEUTIC ESSENTIAL OIL - PERFUMERY COSMETICS
Used in Aromatherapy Cosmetics, Perfumery and in Herbal Products.
Nag Champa ATTAR is a fantastic blend of aromatic resins, gums, flowers, spices and oils. It is one of the most captivating incenses of India and has been extensively used since ancient times.
Botanical Name: Michelia Champaka
Method: steam distillation into fixative of Sandalwood essential oil (attar)
Origin: India and Himalayan Foothills
Having a strong floral fragrance, that resembles Ylang Ylang.
Used for its calming, and meditative influence. Sourced from the flowering tree in the Magnolia family, that has highly fragrant, orange and yellow flowers.
A True ‘Attar’ is a naturally fragrant or perfumed oil made from flower petals that are distilled in water using low heat and pressure. Some Attars are also made from exotic woods, spices and resins.
They are produced through the procedure that runs over several weeks. The steam containing the fragrance oils is collected into a container of mild oil, the highest quality Attars using Sandalwood for this purpose. There, both the oils blend together and are kept together until the fragrance of the exotic wood oil is completely saturated with the fragrance of the flowers.
In the art of perfumery, exotic wood oils like Sandalwood oil. are used as a 'base', or 'fixative'. It unites with the molecules of the fragrance oils and allows their delicateness to mature and last longer than a typical essential oil by itself. A naturally mysterious and amazing alchemical process is at work here!