Before 1889, Chinese called this “Jiau a Koi - The Javanese street”. Tamil Indians called it “Pukadai Sadkku- flower shop street.”
It was came to be known as Arab Street because of Arab Kampong.
All three cultures have beautiful Aromatic history, and so does this street. We bring you reminders of the past- Smell of Jasmin, Champaka Flowers, Amber, Myrrh, Frankincense & Sandalwood. Plus a dash of Oud as you will experience today.
Amber & extracts were used in ancient Greece for a wide variety of treatments. Traditionally, North Africa & the Arabian Peninsula has been using Myrrh and Frankincense to heal Arthritis amongst other ailments.
Sandalwood oil is supposed to be anti-inflmammatory, antispasmodic and soothing to skin and was used by almost all cultures.
World’s belief in traditional medicine is shaken, specially in light of efficacy of modern medicines. But have we not experienced calming effects of aromas? In that spirit, we bring you the mix of few of the most calming Aromas.