Some fragrances known to be used were Gum Arabic, Myrrh, Incense, Aloes, Sandalwood, Musk, the seed of Basil, Marjoram, dried Mint, Aloe Wood which were used in many different forms either to be Burnt, mixed with Essential Oils, Ground and placed in Pomanders or even used to Infuse Gloves and Handkerchiefs both of which were used to guard the mouth and nose when outside.
Many other combinations for Fumigating Households were done by washing walls and doors to keep out Evil and Foul scent around at the time of the Virus Out Brakes such as the Plague.
In summer: "Cold Aromatics like Roses, Sandalwood, Rose-Water, Camphor lozenges that comfort the heart, and chilled Apples," and in winter, "Hot Aromatics like Aloe Wood, Amber or Nutmeg and Ginger" which were used as Tonics or Burnt in Diffusers.
Since so many of these ingredients were expensive, the poorer classes employed less costly perfumes such as Frankincense, Marjoram, and Rosemary—the poorest were advised merely to Pray To God. The protective use of Scents to guard against Diseases or Viruses slowly evolved into a more socially complex utilization of Perfumes throughout Europe.