Of rose itra and Vrindavan

Rose essential oil contains over 3000 different bio-chemicals, making it by far the most complex of aromatic oils.

Gulab itra, or rose essential oil extracted the traditional way in India is used by the fragrance industry,  internationally.

In Vrindavan, rose and henna itra are used in worship in the winter month. In summer it is Khus, Chandan, Mitti, Bela and Mogra itras.

These essential oils, itras are dabbed on to cotton and wrapped around a thin stick and arranged in silver stands around the deity in Shah ji’s temple in Vrindavan.

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