What Is Oud Oil? And Why Does It Smell So Good?  A blog about what Oud oil smells like and what makes it so good for your health.

Ever wondered what Oud smells like, or why it’s so popular? Oud oil is a type of perfume oil extracted from the agarwood trees, and it has a distinct fragrance that’s unlike any other perfume you’ve ever smelled before. So what makes this particular type of perfume so special? Agarwood trees that grow naturally in the wild are extremely rare and the oils or the incense that is extracted from the wood is very very special and due to its rarity and the demand, oud oils extracted from wild trees are extremely expensive and some oils cost 10 times more than an ounce of gold. Also not only does its unique scent make you feel happy and stays with you as it is very long lasting, organic oud oils are known to have huge benefits for skin and wellbeing! 

In this post we’ll explore what is oud, how it is extracted and how it can be applied—and we’ll even tell you how to get some for yourself!

What is Oud oil?

Oud oil is a type of perfume oil derived from the heartwood and resin of specific aquilaria species of the agarwood trees that grows throughout SouthEast Asia, India, Srilanka, Myanmar and surprisingly the Philippines.

Oud oil is a type of perfume oil derived from the wood and resin of the agarwood trees.

Agarwood farmers extract the infected wood and resin from the agarwood trees and make it into dust and powder before distilling the materials into oud oils.

Oud is a very rare material, so it’s not uncommon for it to sell for hundreds and thousands of dollars.

Oud oil can be distilled from the wood of many trees including agarwood, aloeswood, gaharu and jinko wood trees but most commonly it comes from Aquilaria malaccensis trees found in Indonesia (formerly called Dutch East Indies), Aquilaria Agallocha that grows in India and Aquilaria Crassna that found in throughout Southeast Asia and in New Guinea.

The resin of the tree is what gives it its distinctive smell, but it’s not why it’s so good for your health.

The main chemical components of agarwood oil are sesquiterpenes, which account for its characteristic fragrance.  

The aromatic oil has been used in traditional medicines for centuries and can be found in many different products, ranging from cosmetics to perfumes. Agarwood is also known as “red gold” because of its value as a valuable commodity in traditional Chinese medicine and Southeast Asian culture. You can also know more about Arabic perfume oil by checking out this site.

In addition to smelling great, agarwood contains many healing properties that can be beneficial to your overall health. It’s commonly used to treat constipation, asthma, skin irritations and other conditions; however there have been no conclusive studies proving its effectiveness in treating these problems.

The fruit of the Oud tree has been used to make medicine for centuries.

The fruit of the Oud tree has been used to make medicine for centuries. It’s used in some areas of the world as an analgesic, and other places as a treatment for diarrhea. In addition to its medicinal uses, the aromatic resin of this plant is also used for perfume making, incense making and essential oil production. Learn more about Jasmine sambac here.

The Oud fruit is made up of oval-shaped seeds that are hard on the outside but soft and oily on the inside. This oil can be extracted from these fruits using solvents such as hexane which requires special equipment like distillation columns or steam distillation units with vacuum pumps (such as those used by large scale processors). In addition to being used in perfumes or aromatherapy oils; this precious material is also sold at auction houses where bidding often goes into hundreds of thousands of dollars per kilogram!

The oil was marketed as a perfume during the 18th Century, and it quickly gained popularity around the world.

In ancient times, oud oil was used as a perfume and for healing purposes. In the 18th century, it gained popularity around the world as a perfume. Today, it is still popular for its amazing fragrance and healing properties. Oud oil is used in perfumes because of its wonderful scent.

The aroma of Oud oil is unlike anything you’ve ever smelled before, and it will change how you feel about perfumes.

Oud oils have a unique scent and this changes from one species to another, from one country to another from one artisan distiller to another, no two oud oils have the same smell. It’s not like anything else you’ve smelled before—it’s very strong and not something that can be worn by someone who wants to keep their personal space private. This fragrance will stay with you for hours after applying it, it can last on your skin from 4 to 12 hours and can remain on clothes for days. 


Oud oil is a unique product that has been used by people around the world for thousands of years. It’s more than just a pleasant smell – it’s also an aroma that can change your mood and boost your energy levels. If you’re looking for something new, try Oud oil today! Aromology is all about the art of perfumery, and we believe that it’s important to be able to smell good. That’s why we have so many different fragrances available—so you can find one that suits you perfectly!

Whether you’re looking for a new signature smell or just want to add some variety to your collection, we have something for everyone!

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