Gulhina Attar


Gulhina attar is an ancient attar distillation that takes 14 days to complete.  One person describes it as a “good combination of roses, chocolate, and good cigars”.

This narcotic scent perfumes the African and Indian deserts.  It is virtually unknown in the west.  It is worn by both men and women alike.

Aromatic Profile for Gulhina Attar

Top note:  Complex, delicate, rich floral, herbaceous, subtle smoky notes

Heart note:  Earthy, dry, soft floral, resinous, woody notes

Base note:  Soft floral, resinous, woody notes

Classification:  Heart note

Tenacity:  High

In natural perfumery, gulhina attar is used in sacred blends, incenses, and floral perfumes, and most often as a perfume on its own.

1 in stock

More About Our Gulhina Attar

Size:  1.5 ml amber glass vial

Source:  India

Distillation:  Traditional steam distillation in copper degs, from the flowers of the henna plant.  Attars are typically distilled into a sandalwood receiver, whereas ruh attars are a product of only the original plant, with no receiver used.

Botanical name:  Lawsonia inermis

Note:  Also known as henna flower attar.


Inhalation, diffusion, natural perfume blending, topical application, application to energy centers and meridian points.

A small amount of attar or ruh can go a very long way.  They should be diluted with a carrier oil for use.

Observations and Anecdotal Information

Gulhina Attar has been used to rub into the skin for improving the complexion.  It is also effective for massaging tired muscles, to relieve pain and fatigue.

This attar has been in use since 1500 BCE.  It was known to be the favorite scent of the prophet Mohammed.

It is sold by street vendors in Damascus, and Cairo, where it is referred to as the odor of Paradise.  For an unusual, beautiful deep and rich perfume oil, gulhina attar has no comparison.

As all of our attars, 100% pure gulhina attar contains no additives of any kind.


  • Generally recognized as safe.
  • Avoid essential oil contact with eyes.
  • Store safely out of the reach of children.
  • All internal uses should be researched and/or supported by a health care professional.  Product quality and dosage are critically important when using essential oils internally.

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

More about our disclaimer

Weight 0.025 kg

There are no reviews yet.

Add Review

Be the first to review “Gulhina Attar”