This is only an excerpt of the full article that appeared in P&F Magazine. The full content is not currently available online.
This article will address soap fragrances, of which cedarwood and its derivative are a part. Cedarwood is a good fixative; it has a rounding effect on the odor of other perfume components and does not discolor in soap.
Soap perfumes of the past could be classified in the following categories:
Single flower types: This category includes carnation, chrysanthemum, lilac, muguet, gardenia, magnolia, rose, sweet pea, violet, and so forth.