people are getting asthma. People with breathing trouble need to select their perfume carefully. Natural perfumes don't give the wearer trouble as those usually emit mild fragrances.
Plants are being used as the source of aromatic elements and essential oils from time immemorial. These aromatic compounds mostly ooze out of the plants to protect those from herbivorous insects, infections and to attract pollinators as well. By and large plants and herbs are the largest source of aromatic compounds used for making natural perfumes.
Different parts of a plant can be used for perfumery. A single plant can be the source of different types of aromatic elements. Coriander is an example of such an herb, the aerial portion of which has a complete different smell from that of the seed. Orange fruit leaves and flowers smell a little different from one another and produce different kinds of aromatic oils. Individual parts of different herbs can be used to make different types of natural perfumes .
Bark: Elements like, c innamon , sassafras root bark, cascarilla are used for making perfumes.
Flowers: Flowers are unquestionably the largest source of aromatic compounds. Flowers like rose and jasmine are mostly used for making perfumes. Apart from these, osmanthus, mimosa, tuberose, citrus flowers, ylang-ylang .
Fruits: Citrus fruits are famous as the source of nice aromatic oils. Some renowned brands boast of their stock of perfumes with the fragrance of fruits like, strawberries, apples, etc. Few know that strawberries, apples do not yield the necessary amount of fragrance to make perfumes. So, as you find such fragrances in perfumes you can be sure that those are made from synthetic essence. But fruits like, oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruit yield essential aromatic elements to make perfumes.
Leaves and twigs : The most commonly used leaves for making perfume are citrus leaves, lavender leaf, rosemary, patchouli, sage, violets , etc.