Purpose - To make a bottle of spicy perfume.
Materials - 15 whole cloves
small baby-foodjar with lid rubbing alcohol
CAUTION: Do not get alcohol near your noseor mouth.
■ Place the whole cloves in the jar.
■ Fill the jar V2 full with the rubbing alcohol.
■ Secure the lid and allow the jar to set forseven days.
■ Use your finger to dab a few drops of the liquidon your wrist.
■ Wait about 15 seconds to allow the alcohol toevaporate, then smell your wrist.
Results The skin has a faint, spicy smell.
Why? Thealcohol dissolves the aromatic oil in the cloves. Whenthe alcohol evaporates from the wrist, the scented oil isleft on the skin. Perfumes are made by dissolving oils from flowers and otheraromatic Materials - in alcohol.