‘Alternative’ Oud

There are two types of Oud in the dunya. There’s the so-called ‘oud’ of the auction and bazaar websites, which consists of low-grade agarwood oils diluted with DOP (dioctyl phthalate) and other highly toxic...

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Oud Origin?

One thing I’d like to bring to everybody’s attention is the importance of the origin of the oud oil you are buying.  Every time you decide to buy an oud, you should ask yourself the following question: “Where...

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