What is Mitti Attar?
Attar making is an art in Kannauj and adding to it, perfumers in Kannauj, India have captured the smell of first rain in bottles which has received global recognition and is popular as “Mitti Attar” or Petrichor Essential oil.
Key Features of Mitti Attar:
Common Names: Petrichor Oil, Scent of Rain, Baked Earth Attar, Mud Attar
Extraction Method: Traditional attar hydro-distillation (Deg & Bhapka Method) in Kannauj
Part of Plant Distilled: Baked earth and heartwood.
Country of Origin: India
Composition: Mitti baked earth
Consistency: Medium viscosity
Cultivation Method: Clay of wild-harvested mud
Scent Description: Mitti Attar fragrance is similar to one that is experienced when the first drops of rain fall on parched earth
Blends well with: Vetiver, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Jasmine, Rose, Ylang, and Frankincense essential oil.
The history of natural attars is very much associated to the history of Kannauj. The perfume city or Itra Nagri Kannauj has been known for producing finest quality natural attars from the Mugal period or even earlier.
The story of the turning rain into perfume is not new, though it has come in limelight recently after huge media attention.
Soon it became the one of the most popular fragrances discovered in Kannauj. Our Mitti Attar has recently been very popular and covered by global media for its unique fragrance similar to fragrance of baked earth. The soothing, mellow fragrance invokes a spirit of regeneration.
How does it Smell Like?
This beautiful Attar which smells like baked earth after the first rain. As the monsoons arrives and splash life upon the parched and heated soil due to intense exposure of sunlight, the baked earth spreads its unique aroma one can easily fall for – this is the fragrance of Mitti Attar. It is also popular as “The scent of Rain” or “Petrichor Essential Oil”.
Uses & Benefits:
Mitti attar can be applied directly as perfume. Besides that, it is also used as a fragrance, an air freshener, an essential oil — and in aromatherapy.
Mesmerizing attar of Mitti contains is stress relieving and help you brings you back to your inner being. The soothing natural attar can also be used in daily routine. Its soothing aroma is also considered as stress buster.
How to Apply as Perfume?
You can apply it directly on your skin, preferably on nerve points for enhanced experience.
Since the fragrance of Mitti Attar is similar to smell of first rain or wet soil or earth, it helps deepen your connection with nature & inner yourself.
FAQs Related to Mitti Attar:
What are various applications of Mitti Attar?
This Attar is ready to go perfume oil that can be applied as a scent. Besides, it has various applications in natural perfume industry. It is often used for preparing sacred blends, incenses, and niche perfumes.
Can I blend Mitti Attar with other essential Oil?
Mitti Attar is popular ingredient in perfumery because of its amazing blending characteristics. The attar gets along easily with most of the essential oils such as Ruh Khus Oil, Ylan-Ylang essential oil, patchouli oil, jasmine attar and more.
Can Mitti Attar be used for Aromatherapy?
It is one of the best fragrances for those who meditate and want to increase focus. This is why the fragrance is widely used in luxury hotels, Yoga & ayurveda resorts, and aromatherapy retreats.
Is this Mitti Attar parabin free & completely natural?
Yes, all our attars are free from any chemical or parabin and prepared using 100% natural oil and ingredients.
NET QUANTITY 10ml, 3ml, 5ml
For external use only.
It is recommend to take a patch test before applying directly on skin.
For customers outside India may have to pay Import duty upon receiving their order.
Bottle & boxes shown in product images are subject to availability.