Pure essence with no alcohol or other oils mixed in!! Steam distilled the same way as they were 400 years ago during the time of the Mughal empire in India. Unique in the intensity of their scent.
It takes four tonnes of hand-picked roses to make just 1kg of rose attar. The process also is very skilled and the knowledge has been passed from generation to generation.
"Mehendi" is heena - the same fragrant leaves used to make paste for body decoration and hair color.
"Mitti" is the aroma of wet soil after the monsoons, its heavenly as anyone who has ever experienced it would confirm.
Watch this beautiful piece on production of rose attars by BBC.