Fragrance Friday: Ancient Oudwood


What a wonderfully rich, deep, and captivating fragrance!

Ancient Oudwood is our interpretation of the highly sought (and very expensive) oud resin that won’t break your pocketbook or hurt conservation efforts of this threatened wood.

The oud resin comes from the Agarwood tree after the heartwood has been infected by mold. Its influence on the perfumery world has been momentous! We wanted to share the warm, oriental-woody scent with you without adding to the global demand.

Ancient Oudwood blends rare Oudh wood with sensual amber, musk, and rosewood, while hints of cardamom, Sichuan pepper, coconut, and dewy violet provide fleeting top notes.

I think Ancient Oudwood would be a great holiday scent to bring the feel of the gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh that the wise men brought to the Christ child. That was the first thing I thought of when I smelled it.

Wherever you use this fragrance, I know people will come back for another sniff, and then another. It’s that good!

 

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About Denise

I'm a crazy goat lady who got into making my own soap with goat milk, found MMS to order supplies, and now I get to combine my love of creating skin care products with a job to pay the feed bill. I live in Alaska and greatly enjoy the unique aspects of my northern home - summer days when it never gets dark and the Northern Lights dancing above in winter. Favorite scents include Wild Mint and Ivy, Rhubarb & Sugar Cane, and Eucalyptus Spearmint.

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