How to Burn Oud Wood

Over the next 14 weeks we will be exploring Oud wood and oil. Not the synthetics that are now a staple of mainstream perfumery; this series will go to the source of the oil itself.

This is the link to Part 3 of the weekly Oud Series which is on Fragrantica.
Fasten your web-belts let’s go web-travelling…

Part 1: My name is dehn al Oud

Part 2: The Oud Oeuvre

Part 3: How to Burn Oud Wood

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Further Reading
Kafka on Elegant Wood or Medicinal Sexiness?
Scent Bound – Scent Notes: Oud
Absolute Trygve‘s Aromatic Quest
Enfleurage Trygve Harris’ shop sells Aromatics from the Natural World

3 responses to “How to Burn Oud Wood

  1. I wish companies were obligated to disclose when they use artificial agarwood and not the real deal. I understand that it could be applied to many other ingredients but there is no other note that serves as a pricing factor to the same extend as putting that “oud” label to a new creation.

  2. They create Western oud in laboratories far beneath the ground. The expense of drilling down so deep into the Swiss geological strata is stellar and this cost must be passed on to the end user.

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