Potpourri includes a combination of oils, leaves, flowers, and various other products based on plants. They are often used to produce a specific or general fragrance in a room. The scent mainly depends on the materials used in making the potpourri. Potpourri adds a pleasant scent or smell to a room, but is usually also appealing to the eye and quite attractive. Potpourri is often arranged in bowls or dishes and placed in central or prominent locations in houses or rooms with the intent of spreading the smell, while providing a touch of aesthetic beauty. Potpourri jars are available for many rooms including the drawing room, guest rooms, kitchen, and etc.
According to many of the earlier practitioners of Eastern medicine, potpourri is essential for making patients tolerate and numb away pain. Just as it is a known fact that the body reacts to stimulation, so a pleasant small can also divert our attention and help us to tolerate pain in the body. The concept of the anesthetic effect of potpourri is the same one held in medicine. Apart from pain and bodily problems, the mesmerizing smell of flowers, oils, and leaves that is potpourri is relaxing and pleasurable.
Potpourri is also very important as a natural product. It does not become harmful, or degrade the air due to harmful chemical substances because it is completely natural. Most potpourri is made from 100% organic substances, which makes it especially special due to the fact that it signifies a healthy and natural substance in the home. This aspect allows potpourri to have a third aesthetic other than beauty and fragrance. Many people also choose to make their own potpourri, provided they have a garden, time, and a good sense of smell.
Potpourri is a product with high value, yet a very low monetary value. The fact that it can be prepared from leaves and oils in your home makes it a product that is very affordable, yet luxurious. Potpourri is an excellent alternative to anyone who is not into expensive, artificial chemical fragrances.
Potpourri allows anyone to harness their own originality and artistic nature by using methodology and different blends of plants to create a unique scent. Herbal combinations can vary greatly each time potpourri is made, based on personal taste, a recipe, or even what is in your garden. Many people use seasonal plants and leaves for inspiration to create seasonal potpourri. Many people also opt for creating or purchasing different types of potpourri for various rooms in the house including the kitchen, guest rooms, study, bedroom, etc. This allows for a variety of beautiful smells to filter throughout one house, changing the feel of the home as you move from room to room.