The End of Oud

Many of you will be familiar with the smell of synthetic Oud in modern perfumes. This is not what we are talking about. We are talking about oud from nature, from a tree. Most of you would not have come across this smell in daily life unless you have spent some time in an Islamic culture. We will explore this culture today through the prism of scent.

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Perfume Thriller – Interview with John Oehler of Aphrodesia Fame

Smell is our most primal sense. It’s the reason, for example, that strippers make bigger tips when they’re ovulating. ​
My favorite fragrance is the smell of my wife’s skin. John Oehler.
Today in The Scented Salon we visit a Perfume Vault in Versailles, meet a real Rocket Scientist and partially solve The Marcello Aspria Mystery as well as talking with writer John Oehler about the purpose of perfume and the background to his novel, the perfume thriller, Aphrodesia.

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