Kannauj Perfume

Kannauj Perfume

Kannauj is to India as Grasse is to France, the world’s capital of perfume. Capturing the very soul of flowers, herbs, spices and even that of soil by traditional steam distillation using centuries-old copper vessels is unique to Kannauj Perfume.

The Perfumer stamps found in the Koshambi region establishes the fact of perfumery trade dating to 2nd B.C in the region and flourished during the reign of the great Emperor Harshavardhana (606 to 647 CE).

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After hours of boiling the flowers in water, their distinct vapors pass through a long pipe and distilled into a round vessel submerged in a tank of water.  By the end of the day, the oil will separate from the water, which is drained away thereby capturing the very essence