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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Oud Hindi
    Oud Malay
    Oud Ceylon

    Layering rocks!
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    Re: Dhanal Oudh Jurrah by Rasasi

    @Miasma27
    I would suggest trying pure oud oils, at least thrice. One or two samples will do.
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    Oud Hindi: The most fascinating tone of Oud for me.
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Did you find the notes mentioned in the description, especially 'citrusy'?
    The notes mentioned are:
    Tea-like.
    Citrusy.
    Medicinal hints.
    Lacquered wood.
    Oudy.
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    White Rose Otto: Beautiful scent! Rosey shine and elegant freshness cannot be found anywhere other than Rose Otto.

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    Borneo Oud, Musk Maceration Oil, Rose Taif, Mysore Santal...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    I am anxiously waiting for your take on Ultima series by IO and new oils by AA. And of course, respected Ammar's as well.

    Respected PEARL, if you have tried EO's agarwood chunks, please share.
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Credit goes to you, Sir. Well, that was a kind of deliverance from the illusions created by my own self.

    Do you have any plan to initiate another exercise of that kind, if the Forum and the...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Yes, respected PEARL, experiences are subjective and shared. This is what I said. Even then, kynam note does make sense to me, but 'musky', no way. whatever the reference is. Second, I am against...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Respected PEARL
    Parameter by definition must be objective. So far as scent goes, 99.99 per cent, it is subjective. For example, I never found any Oud musky while a lot of oils are having musky notes...
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    Musk: The Monarch Unrivaled

    Musk- the mystery- has always been the nucleus of fragrances. It is the only fragrance that cannot be equated with any other. Otherwise, it is generally discussed that Oud x, y, or z has 'musky'...
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    Re: Anyone familiar with the perfumist.com?

    O my goodness. I'm over the moon. Yahoooooo!
    Dear Malik, after Ramazan, a meeting is a must.
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    Re: Anyone familiar with the perfumist.com?

    True, respected malik123. This is why I said that I myself would go for the oils. I remember the owner's detailed post there in which he clarified everything, confidently and honestly. It was the...
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    Re: Anyone familiar with the perfumist.com?

    I myself am curious enough to try and then have some views about The Perfumist. So far as the thread on ouddict goes, I couldn't decide what to do as there were clashing opinions. For and against,...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    You're welcome, Sir.

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/RipeOud?ref=l2-shop-info-avatar

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    You can try another seller 'pureoud', especially his Sweet Trat....
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Oud Wanmak by Ripe Oud: Cambodi
    Oud Shinrin by Ripe Oud: Malay

    Wanamak's colour itself is Cambodi, and the profile is very interesting in a sense first I thought it might be a Hindi- a clean...
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    Thanks, respected Rasoul.

    In fact, both EO and AA have different world view regarding Oud, in my opinion. Hence, their specific signature can be recognized from miles, especially in the oils...
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    True, respected Rasoul. The gap between an Oud oil and Oudwood is, to certain extent, unbridgeable. Nowadays, I simply prefer heating wood and incense to wearing Oud oils, especially the ones...
  18. Re: impressions on trio of unreleased TOP DOG Imperial Oud oils

    Is it necessary the distiller supplier is/ must be the same for both EO and IO? I don't think so. Even if the person is the same, it makes no harm at all for the both brands. Quality of oils is to be...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    I successfully repressed TO's lasting cloyed nature, which I loved years back. After blending the oil having sharp oudy flare, it is a different oil now. TO's quality is above doubt. But I am no more...
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    Re: Working with Ambergris and Musk

    Thank you very much.

    Interesting information about the odours, and then about the colours.
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    Re: Working with Ambergris and Musk

    Thank you, Mr. P.

    In fact, I never found black and grey ambergris fecal in maceration oils, but aquatic salty. Nor did I found it pungent. While white has always been candy sweet in oils. Though...
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    Re: Working with Ambergris and Musk

    Not even in the Subcontinental perfumery that is actually attar making. Tincture and perfume don't belong to both the regions

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    No, no! Please take time. May he be...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Musk Maceration: God be praised! The moarch of monarks- Musk. Two years old maceration it is. Kashmiri Musk grains in IO's Mysuru Santal 2002.

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    Tigerwood by EO & Malay Oud...
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    Re: Working with Ambergris and Musk

    Well said, respected Mr. P. Golden rule: Let bygone, be bygone. And we have to keep it in mind too that we ought not to say, write or post that someone has to say: Let bygone, be bygone. After all...
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    Re: Working with Ambergris and Musk

    Respected Ambergris Europe: " I invite you to visit for website for more information."

    Shop is "In Construction" yet. Hope it will be functional soon.

    "• Color
    Unlike some beliefs ambergris is...
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    Re: Working with Ambergris and Musk

    Thanks a lot.

    The piece of information about storage is more than beneficial:

    "Storage:
    It is important to never store ambergris in a plastic bag or an airtight container, amber needs...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    YOU GOT ME. Exactly this is I wanted to say. It leads me to ingredients to be blended. I don't believe in mechanical formulae.

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    Oud Shams by Habz Oud: Exceptional life span,...
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    Thank you very much, respected brother Taz.

    Well, I got from your post that this AA's Malay is a sort of trip to new island of of Malay. Something different from bland cola note. No doubt, Taha's...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    ZARGOL/ SARGOL:cheesy:. Last year it was Rs 1300/ 10 grams; last day its price was Rs 1750/ 10 grams; it means it is almost $1.5/ gram. This is top class Persian Saffron.
    Quite aromatic strands....
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Mysore Santal Saffron Maceration Oil+ Mogolian Musk Mysore Santal Maceration Oil+ Rose Taifi+ Hindi and Ceylon Oud Blend: Aged maceration oils are blended. Of course it will take time to have fully...
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    Thumb up, dear Rasoul. I love reading you.

    What about Nashila and Shah Jahan? Your take would definitely be very important to study and enjoy both the top class oils.

    I prefer Nashila over Shah...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Aroha K by Ensar Oud: This is an old one. Dominant smokey notes smell beautiful in the beginning after acquiring this very oil. But now, it is just an average one. Stereotype but very strong, which...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Ayu by Agar Aura: Serene Koddo session is very much in this oil, rather in all Agar Aura oils. This signature is difficult to find anywhere else.
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Al Mashriq by Imperial Oud: Perfect Tibetan Musk! Perfect Saffron! Perfect Mysuru Santal! Perfect Rose Taifi and Subcontinental! Perfect Nagaland Oud. And above all perfect synergy of all superb...
  35. Re: Majid iterji musk al ghazal red grade 1 and black musk musk KL

    You're welcome.
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    It is not acquired from any vendor. I myself prepared it.
  37. Re: Majid iterji musk al ghazal red grade 1 and black musk musk KL

    There are legal vendors who offer Musk grains at a reasonable price. They have legal permit to sell Musk grains. Full pod or grains are available.

    Ulugbeck: He sells Central Asian Musk, Siberian,...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Sri Pada by IO: Depth is the prominent feature of this oil. Aquatic vibes are coming from a river, not from an ocean. Soil-y red water and the summers!
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Dear Joe, you forgot mentioning JK.

    My Oud of the day is Syed's Ascent by Agar Aura :(
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    Re: Ajmal oud oils

    Respected brother Taz, you are very much right. Sometimes I really crave for traditional Oud tone, then my refuge is Ajmal's. Artisanal Oud oils have one plus point: Clean and smooth aroma.

    I...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Sri Pada by Imperial Oud: Since the day I acquired this Oud nectar in early 2017, its each swipe manifests nirvanic bliss.
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Saffron Mysore Sandal oil, Mongolian Musk, Hindi Oud, Ward Tiafi: A blend of the ingredients mentioned. A dot is enough to intoxicate.
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    A'alamin by Habz Oud: Fragrant rainbow from opening till dry-down. The scent is a classical blend of earthy, woody, washed-up air notes. Yes, it is oudy.
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    Re: Ajmal oud oils

    Royal Trath is Hindi and Cambodi toned oil. Though the brand says it is Hindi. Not wild at all as it is uni-toned. If it is considered organic, not bad at all. Even no less than artisanal traditional...
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    Re: Dhanal Oudh Jurrah by Rasasi

    It is NO Oud at all. But fragrant synthetic liquid. The scent might smell pleasant to the olfactory that is not habitual to pure Oud fragrance.

    I have tried three or four different Oud oils from...
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    Al Mashriq Attar by IO & Mongolian Musk Mysore Santal Maceration: Juxtaposed the both. After Sultan Leather Attar by EO, this Al Mashriq has vigour to achieve depth, delicacy and grace that are the...
  47. Re: Majid iterji musk al ghazal red grade 1 and black musk musk KL

    Majid Itarji's some Oud oils and Rose Taifi are of good quality. So far as Musk goes, the aroma of Musk, generally known as Misk al Hind, is liked in Arabian countries. ASAQ's Musk oils do exude the...
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    Re: What Oud/Mukhallat are you wearing today?

    Assam Organic by EO: A perfectly clean oil where there are no scattered notes. A kind of solo performance by a maestro. Every inch a Hindi.
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    You mean all's clear. And the fragrance is fresh and superb. Then let the colour go. It is unique.

    By the way what about the colour of oil on skin?
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    Re: Afghani Rose Oil

    Thanks, respected Al Shareef Oudh.

    In fact, here in Pakistan, when we go to a nursery at Pattoki district to buy some rose plants, we have to say ' Desi gula'ab' is required, not 'vila'iiti...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    I am really attracted towards that green colour.

    100 K! Well, I myself have used 100 K Aira. And the colour that appeared in Kashmiri Musk maceration was less orange-y while in Siberian the...
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    Re: Afghani Rose Oil

    Great. Yes Ningarhar is famous for it suitable climate for Poppy and Rose. It is almost adjacent to Pakistan. Nowadays, Rose crop is given much importance by the government. So, this specific beauty,...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Putting aside everything, the colour is lush!

    The moment I looked at the picture, before reading the post, I was amazed, in a positive sense, to see the colour. The darker one reflects green, and...
  54. Re: Majid iterji musk al ghazal red grade 1 and black musk musk KL

    Joe, my dearest Joe, much appreciated:thumbsup:!
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Kashmiri Musk & Mysore Santal Maceration: Time has no alternative so far as Musk maceration goes. This is an aged one. Thus Musk divine aura is inescapable. What a fragrant mystery the Musk is...
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    Re: Areej Le Dore Oud Luwak - what next ?

    Kopi Luwak Attar by JK (RPP) can prove to be an invaluable oil. Sumatran Oud and Mysore Sandal! Well, the presence of these ingredients is enough to vouch for the quality of this attar and quality...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Yunan by IO: Quite delicately spicy and warm. First time I loved wearing some Chinese Oud.
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Oud Hindi. Ward Taifi & Tibetan and Kashmiri Musk Maceration Oil: The fragrance is like three monarchs having a stroll together. What else can be more beautiful than Hindi Oud, Ward Taif, and...
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    Re: Ensar Oud Mustafa (2013) - Help

    Hello, Peter, nice to see you ACTIVATED through this post:cheesy:

    Well, if I share my experiences, such incident happens when low quality essential oils or third class synthetics are infused in...
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    Re: Rose Oud attar

    Would you please mention the the species/ origin of the Musk grain- Siberian, Tibetan, Kashmiri, etc.?

    Was the attar officially released?

    Thanks
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Sulawesi by IO: Elegantly smooth! Various nuances of the same note has turned it to a perfect Solo performance.
    Sultan Leather by EO: All times favourite of mine!

    Side by side swipes, and now it...
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    Re: Ensar Oud Mustafa (2013) - Help

    Exactly. White spots are there in oil. Some distiller can address to the issue. I feel it is due to the presence of some other ingredient other than Oud, or possibly the oil had not been cured well....
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    Re: Ensar Oud Mustafa (2013) - Help

    But it is an interesting case study. I think respected Oudamberlove might have this oil. So, his comments will do.

    IO's Viet Zephyr and LMK's Hindi oil got congealed in winters, but no such white...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Al Borneo by Habz Oud: One of the Oud oils that lack nothing to be classed as 'perfection'.
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    Re: Ensar Oud Mustafa (2013) - Help

    Did you buy it from EO, or from some re-seller?

    Has the oil got congealed, even a little bit?

    What about the scent profile?

    This particular beaviour of the oil leads towrads its being...
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    Re: Rose Oud attar

    Sultan Rose Attar by EO, the old one offered in 2017. Not the one offered in 2018.
    L'Oriental (Al Mashriq Attar) by IO: Musk, Oud and Ward Taifi! Depth, projection, and perfection in notes are...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Taha Saheb, the way it is freshening and energizing, I found a few drinks like that. Second, Musk in water remains Musk in toto.

    Two and a half weeks before I did it in Rose Water that I myself...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Shah Jahan by Imperial Oud: One of the three oils that earned a prominent niche in the Oud World.

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    Musk Maceration: Mysore Santal, wet Kashmiri Musk grains, and Jasmine...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Yeah, I'm fine. Thank you.

    Wow! Full bodied! Just old schoolish can be so. Otherwise, the oil remains frail and willow wild:cheesy:

    What do you mean by "odd green notes"?
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    How's that, dear Joe? I mean the way Nashila exhibits see through aroma, is it so? Or the way Shah Jahan Hindi or Hindustan Hindi emanate delicate and subtle aroma coming from the heart of Hindi...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Respected Byan, is it the one released last year, or the new one released a couple of days before?
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    Kashmiri Musk, Ceylon Oud & Mysore Santal Maceration: Incredibly matchless!
  73. Re: Oud oil: Origin and profile- a story of bygone days, isnít it?

    No, no. Not at all. Artisan vendors, especially the big names, three or four, in limited online market, are marvelous. Even to the West, those vendors established the supremacy of pure oils to...
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    Re: Agarwood chips and chunks for burning?

    For maximum variety:
    https://www.instagram.com/azman_oudh/?hl=en

    For Assamese Oudwood:
    https://imperialoud.com/oud-wood/

    For Bandarban Bangladeshi Oudwood:...
  75. Oud oil: Origin and profile- a story of bygone days, isnít it?

    IS IT THE IMPACT OF PERFUME ORIENTED WESTERN CULTURE?
    IS IT THE IDENTITY CRISIS?

    The origin (area and species) and the profile (specific nuance/s) of Oud oil seem to be the story of bygone days....
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Kashmiri Musk, Tibetan Musk, Siberian Musk maceration in Mysore Santal: Time factor plays a vital role in Musk maceration. This is approximately 2 years old. A droplet is enough to be blanketed in...
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood Oil Recommendations?

    Taha Saheb, that has been mentioned by all those who tried that, but, poor me, I entered this world when your Mysore had gone. Your name is enough is to vouch for the purity and quality.
    The colour...
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    Re: Habzoud.com. Any customers and fans here?

    Fair and square vendor, and the oils he offers are perfect and pure. I wish I could acquire his newly released oils. One of a very few vendors whose oils are not to be missed at all. Putting aside...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Archipelago by EO: Soil
    Green Papua by EO: Jungle
    Tigerwood by EO: Woody resin

    Very enjoyable opening shades, but in the end, they all lost their individuality, and turned to be the same. They...
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood Oil Recommendations?

    I think Tyson and Russian Adam are the vendors who distilled the Santal oil on their own. I have tried all batches of Santal oil by Tyson. The best one was Celestial Gold. He acquires top quality...
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    Re: Oud Extraordinaire Ensar Oud

    Organic Oudwood cannot compete Wild Oudwood. But there is some possibility an organic Oud oil can, but that would be technique, not wood. So far as wood goes, it is near to impossible.

    I am sure...
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    Re: Oud Extraordinaire Ensar Oud

    You are always welcome. If the cultivated Oud oils are to be tried, RPP's (Rising Phoenix Perfumery) organic Oud oils are not to be missed. ASO's (Al Shareef Oud's) cultivated Oud oil Fajr can prove...
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    Re: Oud Extraordinaire Ensar Oud

    Oud Extraordinaire has two fundamental traits: Organic and Thai. Low projection is mostly the hall mark of 'organic' aspect of the oil. Of course, EO's superb oil range starts from $500 when the oil...
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    Re: ensar oud: worth for it?

    Thank you, Joe. I really 'simply' said what you got from my post.
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    Re: ensar oud: worth for it?

    Well, EO is one of those four or six vendor-based brands that are chiefly popular with the customers belong to the West. In the Subcontinent, situation is quite different. The wearers from...
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    Re: ensar oud: worth for it?

    Dearest Rasoul
    Your integrity is above board. Well, the underlined statement led me to infer such thing that I mentioned. Otherwise, I have always been on waiting mode so far as your views and...
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    Re: ensar oud: worth for it?

    Well, whatsoever is the brand, worth and value of the oils to be offered is always there. Yes, EO's oils are more than worth loving indeed. If at all comparative study is to be made, which is not the...
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    Re: ensar oud: worth for it?

    Respected Rasoul, the underlined statement is unfair too.

    Peace!
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