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    Re: list of oils that have taken my breath away

    Hi Jessica, these are yet unreleased. We have others on our website but if you want more info please send us an email or pm me on this
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    Re: Habzoud.com. Any customers and fans here?

    He's a lovely guy and has some great products. I'm sure you'll enjoy what he sends very much
  3. Re: First Impressions Of 6 New Imperial Oud Oils (sigiriya, Ceylon Royale, Hainan, Bilqis, Mukhdir..

    I'm afraid that's long sold out. V2 is in the curing process however there are other Sri Lankan offerings available
  4. Re: First Impressions Of 6 New Imperial Oud Oils (sigiriya, Ceylon Royale, Hainan, Bilqis, Mukhdir..

    Hi Mike, Yes FHS is an oil made from Hainan/ Guangdong plantations and a small portion of wild wood from Hainan. The wild wood was used to make our Hainan Imperiale (not yet released) oil.
    Chinese...
  5. Re: First Impressions Of 6 New Imperial Oud Oils (sigiriya, Ceylon Royale, Hainan, Bilqis, Mukhdir..

    Hainan is a small island in the South China Sea, the wild wood is almost completely extinct and only found with collectors so oils from wild stock are expensive and rare. Good news is there are now...
  6. Thread: Cryogenic

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    Re: Cryogenic

    Do you mean co2 extracted? Cryogenic would involve extremely low temp which is unheard of...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Walla patta is from the gyrinops walla species, it's a sub species of the aquilaria genus. As @exoticscents mentioned above the wood itself displays a very green oceanic aroma. Some of the most...
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread, part 2

    As it did cause so much controversy I think it would be best if you discuss with weisheng first and go through your findings. If everyone's happy then by all means publish them
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    Re: ASAQ oud oil recommendations.

    If you prefer cheesy notes in pure Oud oils then you need to look towards Laotian oils. The profile generally follows a blue cheese/ ripe plum profile, although there are differences in aroma from...
  10. Thread: Are we back!!

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    Re: Are we back!!

    Wow, that year has really flown by. Wonder how many people migrated to ouddict etc...
  11. Re: Agarwood oil (oud) online supplier cool website

    www.imperialoud.com
  12. Re: Agarwood oil (oud) online supplier cool website

    Old thread however I thought I'd chip in, there's also Imperial Oud
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    Re: The Best Electronic Incense Burner....

    KZ I've been experimenting....
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    Mobile subitism
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread part 3

    Lol habs, games afoot, cats out the bag and all that jazz
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    Re: Authentic High Quality Agarwood

    Taha is very true regarding the grades of wood used. We try to do the same and price oils depending on what type of wood has been used and the yield. Sometimes we may buy an oil in just because we...
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    Re: Purity of your oils…

    on the topic of cultivated agarwood though, not all plantation owners inoculate the trees with chemicals etc, some merely physically interfere with the tree, either by drilling holes, hammering nails...
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread part 3

    Looks like Taha forgot to renew his hosting. Anyone tried contacting him directly?
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    Re: Using orginal oud

    i believe zegna are actually buying real indonesian plantation oil for their Indonesian Oud. Havent tried it yet but its meant to be easily identifiable and quite good too!
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    Re: Best heat source for burning oud?

    Hi yes I've made them too in the past to order. That's definitely on the pricy side but that's up to each vendor. You can have a look on our Instagram at some of the designs I knocked up. Personally...
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread part 3

    Plastic is pretty inert unless subject to high temperatures or extreme uv exposure so I wouldn't really worry. Glass applicator bottles can be bought from Ali baba however there are minimum quantity...
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    Re: Distillation and Oudh

    Yes that's correct, you have opposites basically to maximise heat transfer.
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    Re: Distillation and Oudh

    The "shotgun" heat exchanger you have drawn is a shell and tube type heat exchanger. This type of exchanger has been used for all kinds of systems, be it heating/ cooling of ethanol or heating cold...
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    Re: Distillation and Oudh

    just to add my 2p worth.

    During our travels with faheem we saw many setups. vast majority of them are closed systems. There can be no escape of the condensate/ steam, the vapour travels into the...
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    Re: Musk / musk gazelle

    Mr P, looks interesting. You can get very nice real musk from pakistan especially the northern areas. Faheem bought some back and i think a few bn members bought some. We've got some macerating away...
  25. Thread: Borneo 2000

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    Re: Borneo 2000

    I can second Mr P's comments, generally speaking the more barnyier ouds have a greater silage. Having said that though some Burmese oils recently have a piercing note which projects very far. Wearing...
  26. Thread: Agarwood Wood

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    Re: Agarwood Wood

    @listens closely, very very lucky. We had a little session recently with friends going through the full Baieido set with only tiny slivers of Kyara for heating.

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    One thing that intrigued...
  27. Thread: Agarwood Wood

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    Re: Agarwood Wood

    Have to say i agree with al shareef, not to knock kyara in the slightest however as they say in boxing 'pound for pound' there are other woods out there that can give you that olfactory pleasure at a...
  28. Thread: Agarwood Wood

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    Re: Agarwood Wood

    @gn? I'm glad someone else has had the chance to experience it, it's really something else isn't it. And snaps I was actually thinking the same thing and have ordered a lovely crescent shaped piece...
  29. Thread: Agarwood Wood

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    Re: Agarwood Wood

    no problem brother, its always a pleasure to meet you. definitely brings a smile to my face to meet like minded people.
    The Sri lankan to me is a dive into the world of citrus. There are light...
  30. Thread: Agarwood Wood

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    Re: Agarwood Wood

    Walla Patta is a name given to the Gyrinops species found in Sri Lanka. I think it means peeling bark or something like that in sinhalese. This tree is of the Gyrinops species similar to that found...
  31. Thread: Agarwood Wood

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    Re: Agarwood Wood

    Yes agree that many times sinking wood doesn't seem to exhibit as much aroma as maybe the lower grades, however have come across some woods currently which I wouldn't have the heart to burn. Merely...
  32. Thread: Ambergris

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    Re: Ambergris

    Eddy, I knew Douglas at scentsual antiquities, the ambergris attar I bought off him, he basically macerated New Zealand amber in warmed up Sri Lankan sandalwood. The atar itself was then filtered to...
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread, part 2

    Hasan, you can use perfumers alcohol, this is best to create an Oud edp. Also most muftis do not consider it to be khamar (grape or wine) and therefore permissible you use. Also it's not safe for...
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    Re: Musk / musk gazelle

    The triple filtering i'm pretty sure refers to sieving the grains thrice. This will have removed hair, skin etc leaving only the fragrant grains. We also employed a similar technique and have a...
  35. Re: Imperial Oud sandalwood + ambergris : legit ?

    @Still-Life With Red Rob We ship regularly to the US and we have had no issues with customs etc. All our shipping costs are on the website, off the top of my head its $15.
    We can put together a...
  36. Thread: Ambergris

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    Re: Ambergris

    From my understanding the fresher the Ambergris the darker it is. As it interacts with Salt, Oxygen from the air UV light and any other reactants in seawater the outer skin will change in colour and...
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    Yes the world of Oud is extremely diverse, and the differences from region to region and various species makes it a mind boggling affair. However getting educated and trying from various sources is a...
  38. Re: Imperial Oud sandalwood + ambergris : legit ?

    @kyle butler Im very surprised at the reaction to the ambergris/ Sandalwood maceration. We took care in obtaining a good quality even if fairly new (2 yr old) Myesore oil coupled with white/gold new...
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread, part 2

    @shogun, thank you very much brother for your kind comments. I'm really glad your enjoying our latest oils, we are definitely trying to bring the quality of what we provide to the highest standards...
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    Re: Ajmal Oud oils

    Yes legal Hindi Oud from plantations, however (I'm sure I'll be corrected if wrong) truly wild Indian agarwood is protected under CITES and is actually banned from harvesting. Therefore many vendors...
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread, part 2

    Wow, all kicking off here. Looking at this objectively i can see both sides of the coin, vendors of artisinal Oud oil obviously need an adequate markup level to cover costs, any samples, time sitting...
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    Re: Ajmal Oud oils

    Masterpiece along with vintage are both top drawer Hindi Oils. Obviously due to the nature of Agarwood and its legalities Ajmal and other oud stores do not have the detail available on each oil. If...
  43. Re: Imperial Oud sandalwood + ambergris : legit ?

    Hello Kyle, yes our ambergris and sandalwood is legit! We bought white/gold ambergris and macerated in myesore sandalwood. Anyone who has bought from us will know our products are aimed at being very...
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread, part 2

    @Syed_khadin I was just about to reply to your question with...
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    Sticky: Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    @Oudamberlove I'm glad you got the oils through. I was in a rush to bottle up the Rangapara for you so i realise the oil wasnt properly filtered. If you see below its clear now, formed a dark rich...
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    Sticky: Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Syed_khadin wow didn't really expect all that from you brother :dankk2: Thank you, Inshallah you're genuinely happy and feel you've received good oils from us. We try to do our best...
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    Sticky: Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Mr_p are you using standard perfumers alcohol? Also delivery via a pump action spray bottle?
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    Sticky: Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Hello hank, nice to see you on this. Your blog is very informative, it's interesting to see from another pair of eyes how Oud enables connections of a spiritual nature to occur. In Islam fragrance...
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    Sticky: Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Kz is right, the 3a ones work much better. This wasn't from me by any chance was it?
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    Sticky: Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Thank you for your comments guys. Faheem and I both love Oud and decided almost exactly a year ago to introduce oils from distillers we've known for a while. We endeavour to constantly improve what...
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    Sticky: Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    I believe that is water, you'll have to pour the oil out into another container or pipette the water out of the very bottom...
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