eau de Cologne


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eau de Cologne

(ō də kəlōn`), dilute perfume [commonly called cologne in English] introduced c.1709 in Cologne, Germany, by Jean Marie Farina. It was probably a modification of a popular formula made before 1700 by Paul Feminis, an Italian in Cologne, and was based on bergamot and other citrus oils. The water of Cologne was believed to have the power to ward off bubonic plagueplague,
any contagious, malignant, epidemic disease, in particular the bubonic plague and the black plague (or Black Death), both forms of the same infection. These acute febrile diseases are caused by Yersinia pestis (Pasteurella pestis
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And if the thought of mint sauce smelling of eau de Cologne doesn't really appeal, rest assured that the scent changes when it's prepared in this way - likewise a sprig placed with potatoes when cooking imparts a distinct flavour that some find preferable.
Hot on the scent In 1709, the Italian perfumer Giovanni Maria Farina came to Germany and made his adopted city world-famous by giving the name Eau de Cologne to his new fragrance.
Home to the 'eau de cologne', Cologne has even instituted a Fragrance Museum in honour of the father of modern perfumes, Giovanni Maria Farina.
With traditional eau de cologne growth slowing in mass market doors, retailers have been expanding into other fragrance products such as bath.
Word of the "miracle water" from the house spread among French troops, who sent flasks of "eau de cologne" home to their loved ones.
Hang a few sprigs of eau de cologne mint under the hot water tap when drawing a bath and it will revive your flagging spirits at the end of a stressful day.
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Sweet Honesty Eau de Cologne is a classic, light and playful floral Aldehydic scent that is as sweet and tender.
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Bvlgari Guest Collection's Eau Perfume au the Rouge - a soft and sensual yet vibrant eau de cologne - is the latest range within the Eau Parfumee collection.
Here we have new, fail-safe eau de cologne fragrances with a whiff of freshness and everything in between.
Richards trained a Glorious Goodwood winner in Double M, while the consistent Eau De Cologne won several valuable handicaps chases, but after recovering from illness Richards is now fighting to get her yard in Funtington, West Sussex, flying again.