The following is a very good recipe for making cologne:

Essence of lemon, 10 grammes, Essence of cedrat (citron), 10 grammes, Essence of bergamot, 10 grammes, Essence of fine lavender, 10 grammes, Essence of rosemary, 4 grammes, Essence of thyme, 2 grammes, Alcohol, 2 quarts.

Mix the essences with the alcohol, and filter through paper.