A list of Perfumes of Emperor Akbar’s Era and their prices Book: ‘Ain-i-Akbari’ by Abul Fazl

per

‘Ambar i ashhab,

1

to 3 Muhurs, per tólah.

Zabád (civet),

½

R. to 1 M., do.

Musk,

1

to 4½ R., do.

Lignum aloes, Hind. Agar,

2

R. to 1 M., per sér.

Chúwah (Distilled wood of Aloes),

1/8

R. to 1 R., per tólah.

Gaurah,*

3

to 5 R., do.

Bhímsíní Camphor,

3

R. to 2 M., do.

Míd,

1

to 3 R., do.

Za’farán,

12

to 22 R., per sér.

Za’farán i Kamandí,

1

to 3 M., do.

Za’farán (from Kashmír),

8

to 12 R., do.

Sandalwood,

32

to 55 R., per man.

Náfah i mushk,

3

to 12 M., per sér.

Kalanbak (Calembic,)

10

to 40 R., per man.

Siláras,

3

to 5 R., per sér,

‘Ambar i Ládan,

to 4 R., do.

Káfúr i Chínah,

1

to 2 R., do.

‘Araq i Fitnah,

1

to 3 R., per bottle.

‘Araq i Béd i Mushk,

1

to 4 R., do.

Rosewater,

½

to 1 R., do.

‘Araq i Bahár,

1

to 5 R., do.

‘Araq i Chambélí,

1/8

to ¼ R., do.

Violet-root,

½

to 1 R., per sér.

Azfár uṭṭíb,

to 2 R., do.

Barg i Máj (brought from Gujrát),

½

to 1 R., do.

Sugandh Gúgalá,

10

to 13 R., do.

Lúbán (from Sargard?),

1/3

to 3 R., per tólah.

Lúbán (other kinds),

1

to 2 R., per sér.

Alak, Hind. Chhar,

¼

to ½ R., do.

Duwálak, Hind. Chharílah,

3

to 4 d., do.

Géhlah,

*

Su’d,

*

Ikankí,

*

Zurumbád,

*

 

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