Arabic Perfumes

About Arabic Perfumes - Al-Ateeq

The history has revealed the contribution of the Arabic perfume industry since long. The founder of Arabic perfume in the 9th century, Abu Yusuf Yaqub bins Ishaaq al Kindi, experimented with various herbs and plants for cosmetics, perfumes & pharmaceuticals. Since then perfumery and fragrance have ingrained in the deep culture of Arabian Peninsula. The two major types are Bakhoor and oud (oudh) apart from pure natural oils and concentrated oils. Ever since the culture dominates; and you will find the sweet aroma lingering in their houses, mall’s alley and even in shops. It is important to note that mostly the Arabic perfumes are without the use of alchohol or spirit.
Arabic perfumes carry strong and aromatic fragrance while having the base of conventional Jasmine, amber, musk and oud. Oud is recognized as the fragrance of wood that are used on the skin or it also to burn to spread the smoke in the ambiance or on the clothes.
Further, Bukhoor is known as a blend of diverse fragrances usually in round shape that is burnt in the places like houses or shopping malls especially in the Middle East. However, the specialty of these perfumes includes their blend by hand with ingredients of several flower oil as well as spices. Concerning to their manufacturing in UAE, it is done via fully automated units after a thorough selection of vital oils, leading to its filling in the bottles through machines efficiently.
Although today, France is for the most part viewed as being synonymous with the finest scents in the world, it was Arab perfumers who built up the systems and customs and set out the establishment of what is today known as the fragrance business. Despite its antiquated roots, the aroma business in the Arab world is adjusting, to universal competition as well as to changes in the district's retail segment.Read Less