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In ancient Egypt perfumes were also drunk as a medicine, to solve kidney, lung, intestinal and liver problems.

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Bonus Facts

Perfume has been around for decades, but during Ancient Egyptian times, it wasn’t just to make a woman smell lovely. Made from flowers, honey, wine and berries, perfumes were also drunk as a medicine, to solve kidney, lung, intestinal and liver problems.

The god of perfume, Nefertum, was also a god of healing who was said to have eased the suffering of the aging sun god Re with a bouquet of sacred lotus. He could be described as the world’s first aromatherapist!

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