Mitti Attar (Rain Scent)

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Love the scent of the first rain on earth? Buy original petrichor fragrance oil or Kannauj Mitti Attar online.

  • Also known as: Petrichor oil, Geeli mitti attar, Baked earth attar, Itr-e-Khaki, Barsaati attar
  • Extraction Method: Hydro-distillation (Deg & Bhapka) Method
  • Ingredients: Baked earth 
  • Scent: Rain on Earth, Soothing, Mild, Relaxing
  • Best for: Men, Women, Summer, Daily Use


What is Mitti Attar?

Mitti Attar is a natural fragrance oil made from the baked clay collected after the rain on earth. That is why it is also known as ‘Scent of Rain’ or ‘Petrichor Oil’ in some western countries. Petrichor is the earthy scent from the dry soil after the first rain of the season.

It is one of the most popular Indian attars of today and is being recognized in reputed publications like The Atlantic, Hindustan Times etc. 

What does Mitti Attar smell like?

Mitti Attar smells like baked earth after the first rain on it. The same scent we get from nature, a few minutes after a drizzle during monsoon. Everyone loves this heavenly aroma which relaxes as well as energies the mind at the same time. It makes you remember your childhood, when you enjoyed having fun in the natural showers.

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Does Mitti Attar smell like rain? Yes. It is made from clean mud which absorbs the rain from the clouds. The mild fragrance is similar to what we get from a sprinkled garden or while playing football in a muddy ground in wet weather. It is a great choice for regular usage.

Why is Mitti Attar from Kannauj the Best? 

The answer would be that the Original Mitti Attar is made in Kannauj only. Kannauj is the ‘perfume capital of India’, known for making all types of attars with the same method and passion as thousands of years ago. This unique attar is one of the proudest inventions of the city.

From the last few years, our Kannauj Mitti Attar has gained popularity worldwide. Anyone who wants to buy this product, only wants the ‘Made in Kannauj’ petrichor oil. 

How is Mitti Attar made?

Mitti Attar is made using the traditional hydro-distillation process. It is also known as the ‘Deg & Bhapka’ method. This manufacturing procedure has been in use for a long time.

What is Mitti Attar made of? It is made from baked clay (mitti) collected after it is has captured the raindrops. The clay is extracted from the topsoil of the riverbanks after the rainfall. It is first baked in a furnace into shards or earthen pots. This baked clay is then distilled into this beautiful attar.

How to use it?

Mitti Attar is mostly used by people as their daily-use perfume. The aroma is so soothing that it keeps you calm for the whole day. The scent is perfect for both men and women. You can also wear this perfume oil during business events and family celebrations.

It can also be utilized as an essential oil during meditation or aromatherapy. You can also apply it before bedtime to loosen up the stress. Many Ayurveda resorts and Yoga studios also use this ittar to make the place smell more pleasant.

Commercially, it is used in making incense sticks, luxury perfumes, candles and room fresheners.

Note: For external use only. We also recommend doing a patch test before using it directly on the skin.

Why should you buy it from Sugmy?

We at Sugmy are known for our exclusive collection of 100% original attars. They are organic, vegan, eco-friendly and chemical-free. Our products are delivered to all countries of the world: USA, UK, Canada, India, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE etc. Buy Mitti Attar online now!

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