The Hungary Water perfume made for Queen Elizabeth of Hungary in 1370 was an alcohol solution containing a scented floral oil blend.
- Queen Elizabeth of Hungary perfume – Hungary Water – The First Perfume Ever Made – History of Perfume
“Hungary Water” is the name of the first alcohol-based perfume made in Europe. … It is assumed that the queen from legend of Hungary water was Elisabeth of Poland (1305 – 1380), Queen Consort of Hungary and sister of Casimir the Great of Poland.
- Hungary water – Wikipedia
Hungary water was one of the first alcohol-based perfumes in Europe, primarily made with … Saint Elisabeth of Hungary is sometimes reputed to have ordered the first modern … Some sources say that a hermit or monk-recluse first gave it to the Queen of Hungary, though most likely it was made by a court alchemist or a …
- Hungary Water – The First Perfume Ever Made – History of Perfume
Queen Isabella appeared too early in the history (13th century) so she couldn’t be one who ordered creation of this perfume. It is assumed that the queen from legend of Hungary water was Elisabeth of Poland (1305 – 1380), Queen Consort of Hungary and sister of Casimir the Great of Poland.
- Queen of Hungary Water: some experiments in perfumery
These initial experiments were made in Hungary, in 1370, from a recipe given to Queen Elizabeth of Hungary by a hermit who told her that it would preserve her …
- Beauty recipe: The Queen of Hungary’s Water (the world’s first cure-all …
Nov 5, 2016 – Claims about its origins range from the perfume-tonic having been given to Queen Elizabeth of Hungary (1305-1380), either by a monk, a court …