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All About Oud

Posted by Adam Senior on

All About Oud

  Agarwood / Aloeswood (Aquilaria spp.) or Oud as it is known in the Perfume Industry has captured our noses and hearts for centuries! The costliest wood in the world has been deemed the king of perfumery for good reason, with its highly-controlled harvesting and production only coming from trees that have fallen due to old age. Supply is limited due to the endangered status of the trees. With documented use from centuries ago, Oud has been used for many reasons in society, always being one of the most valuable substances in existence. As early as 1400 B.C.E., agarwood was described as a...

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