Recipe to Try: An Egyptian Perfume

A remedy to stop smells in a man or a woman: crushed carob pod pulp is shaped to pellets and the body is anointed with it." The carob tree's pods can now be found in some grocery stores as an alternative to cocoa. We've tried it, and it tastes quite good! We're not sure how well it would work as a perfume, though...

Source: The Ebers Papyrus, 1550BC