The word perfume originated from the Latin "for smoking", referring to the scent of the smoked smoke (the process that produced an aromatic and purified smell). In the art of perfumery it is said that Byzantines exceeded Rome itself (perhaps simply by working with the same perfume tradition). Today, perfumes of Europe are the most appreciated and recognized all over the world. In this continent perfume industry developed with great intensity from Napoleonic time, although perfumer as a profession has already been recognized since 1190, when the french king Philip II granted his status. Available for man, woman and child, clothing, for home use, and soft and strong aromas, depending on the personality of the user, also on its intensity, and its concentration.