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  Featured Product: Shwe Myitkyina

AttarBursting with opening notes of orange blossom, leather and honey, your first impressions may be that this is a classic East Indian oud. But the leather note... its not the usual bovine or doeskin leather you find in traditional Indian ouds. Its an almost serpentine leather.
Clean, supple, golden-brown. Primitive.

The more you sniff, the more you start to realise this is no Indian oud. The oil starts to develop an incredibly sweet aroma, intense in its sweetness. This is the hallmark feature of ouds from Myanmar and southern China.

And as the oil develops further on your skin, the classic Chinese Sinesis agarwood aroma shines through with brazen clarity. Bitter wood, grapefruit zest and oak-aged cognac. As removed from agarwood as they might sound...


  Featured Article: What is Oud / Agarwood?

Agarwood OudAlso known as agarwood, aloeswood and jinkoh, oud is Nature’s most exquisite fragrant offering. 

Deep in a Far Eastern jungle, an evergreen tree is attacked by fungus-carrying insects that bore into the tree. Much like our bodies’ immune system produces white blood cells, the tree starts producing a substance to combat the infection.

Over the years, the infection grows – as does the substance the tree produces. This is agarwood.

There are few natural aromatics that have as complex a scent spectrum as agarwood (oud)...


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