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Which Scientist is considered as father of perfumery and why ?

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Asked by hemant mehta, 09 Apr '12 02:06 pm
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Al-Kindi invented a wide variety of scent and perfume products, and is considered the father of the perfume industry.
Perfume usage recorded in 7th century Arabian Peninsula.
Perfume industry established by Geber (Jabir) (b. 722, Iraq) and al-Kindi (b. 801, Iraq).
Jabir developed many techniques, including distillation, evaporation and filtration, which enabled the collection of the odour of plants into a vapour that could be collected in the form of water or oil.
Al-Kindi carried out extensive research and experiments in combining various plants and other sources to produce a variety of scent products.
Al-Kindi elaborated a vast number of recipes for a wide range of perfumes, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
The preparation of a perfume called ghaliya, which contained musk, amber and other ingredients, and the use of various drugs and apparatus, by al-Kindi.
Extraction of fragrances through steam distillation by Abu Ali ibn Sina (Avicenna) in the 11th century.
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Answered by lilliput, 09 Apr '12 02:07 pm

 
  
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Al kindi
Answered by vikram bawa, 09 Apr '12 02:10 pm

 
  
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Al-Kindi invented a wide variety of scent and perfume products, and is considered the father of the perfume industry.
Answered by Ajeebdastan, 09 Apr '12 02:36 pm

 
  
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Al-Kindi invented a wide variety of scent and perfume products, and is considered the father of the perfume industry.
Answered by anil garg, 11 Apr '12 11:33 pm

 
  
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