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Which Scientists helped lay the foundations and established the perfume industry and how ?.

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Asked by onlytruth, 09 Mar '12 07:06 pm
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Al-Kindi was the real founder of the perfume industry
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 09 Mar '12 07:08 pm

 
  
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People have enjoyed perfume for centuries. The hard work of two talented chemists, Jabir ibn Hayyan (born 722) and al-Kindi (born 801) helped lay the foundations and established the perfume industry. 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 was the real founder of the perfume industry as he carried out extensive research and experiments in combining various plants and other sources to produce a variety of scented products. He elaborated a vast number of recipes for a wide range of perfumes, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. His work in the laboratory is reported by a witness who said `I received the following description, or recipe, from Abu Yusuf Ya'qub b. Ishaq al-Kindi, and I saw him making it and giving it an addition in my presence.' The writer goes on in the same section to speak of the preparation of a perfume c ...more
Answered by Ignorants, 09 Mar '12 07:13 pm

 
  
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Viswanathji.
Answered by maxfun, 09 Mar '12 07:07 pm

 
  
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Al kindi
Answered by vijay, 09 Mar '12 07:53 pm

 
  
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