The Cosmetic Chemist Crossword Puzzle Mania


Perfumery and Olfaction – Solutions


1. Part of the brain involved in olfaction. (rhinencephalon)
2. Class of perfumery ingredients. (terpenoids)
3. Reduced sensitivity to odors. (hyposmia)
4. Ingredient that prolongs the odor of a perfume. (fixative)

1. This word was derived from the latin "per fumen". (perfume)
2. Flower petals soaked in fat form this type of product. (pomade)
3. To assess perfumes, perfumers use these paper strips (two words). (smellingstrips)
4. The most volatile fragrances in a perfume are known as _____________ (two words). (topnotes)
5. The longest lasting fragrances in a perfume are known as _____________ (two words). (endnotes)
6. The mechanism of smelling. (olfaction)
7. A neural structure involved in olfaction (two words). (olfactorybulb)
8. This class of compounds is commonly found in perfume products. (benzenoid)
9. Perfume ingredient that comes from the Sperm Whale. (ambergris)
10. An old technique to extract essential oils. (enfleurage)