Pure Black Oud Incense Sticks

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Pure Black Oud Natural Incense: A Rare Elixir of Elegance

Embark on a sensory journey with Pure Black Oud Natural Incense, a rare elixir derived from the essence of Aetoxylon Sympetalum, also known as Black Oud. Endemic to the lush landscapes of Borneo, this exquisite blend encapsulates the essence of luxury and sophistication, making it a prized treasure in oriental perfumery.

What is Black Oud? While commonly referred to as Black Oud, this exquisite material's true identity lies in Aetoxylon Sympetalum, a member of the Thymeleaceae family. Its dark, resinous heartwood, harvested from the feet of trees near coastal mangroves, exudes a complex fragrance that is both woody and sweet, with hints of earthiness and spice.

Found in the Wild: As rare as it is precious, Black Oud thrives in the wilds of Borneo, where it can reach towering heights of up to 40 meters. With its bark ranging from dark brown to black, this majestic tree produces red fruits, though inedible, and is often found in mangrove forests or lowland regions.

From Wild Harvest to Cultivation: Once harvested as dead mangrove wood, Black Oud's increasing demand prompted a shift towards sustainable cultivation practices. Today, responsible producers ensure minimal impact on the species and ecosystem, planting twice as many shoots as mature trees cut down to meet global demand, particularly in oriental perfumery.

Distillation and Aroma: Extracted through hydrodistillation, Black Oud yields a thick, amber-colored essential oil with a surprising yet delicious fragrance. Its soft leathery scent, reminiscent of a new shoe store, captivates the senses, making it a sought-after ingredient in perfumery and aromatherapy alike.

Historical Significance and Modern Appeal: While its cousin, Agarwood, boasts a storied history, Black Oud is a newcomer to the stage. Nevertheless, its rise to prominence in oriental perfumery has been swift, with its essential oil prized for its warm, smoky, and animalic notes, offering a unique alternative to traditional ingredients.

Indulge in the allure of Pure Black Oud Natural Incense — where rarity meets refinement, and sophistication knows no bounds.

Oud, also recognized as agarwood, emerges as a highly aromatic oil extracted from the resinous core of the agarwood tree. Originating from the lush landscapes of Southeast Asia, this revered tree secretes resin when afflicted by a specific mold, giving rise to the prized agarwood. It is this resin-infused heartwood that bestows upon oud its opulent essence, characterized by a decadent blend of animalic richness and a distinctive woody undertone.

In the realm of perfumery, oud reigns supreme as an emblem of opulence and distinction. Revered as one of the most coveted and exclusive fragrance ingredients, it has earned the illustrious moniker of "liquid gold." With a mere 2% of agarwood trees producing oud, its rarity is matched only by its complexity. The arduous process of extraction further contributes to its lofty status, culminating in an exorbitantly priced elixir that epitomizes luxury and prestige.

Incense Sticks Product Specification:

Parimal Pure Black Oud Incense Stick (20 Grams)

  • Estimated : Approximately 10 to 11 Incense Sticks Per Pack
  • Incense Stick Length : Approximately 23.5 CM
  • Incense Stick Burn Time: Roughly 50 - 60 minutes

Incense Sticks Used as : 

  1. Aromatherapy: Black Oud Incense is commonly used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and create a sense of calm and well-being.

  2. Meditation: The rich and exotic aroma of Black Oud Incense helps create a serene and conducive atmosphere for meditation, allowing individuals to deepen their practice and achieve a heightened state of mindfulness.

  3. Spiritual Practices: Black Oud Incense is often used in spiritual rituals and ceremonies to purify the space, invoke positive energies, and enhance spiritual connection.

  4. Home Fragrance: Burning Black Oud Incense fills the air with a luxurious and captivating aroma, making it a popular choice for enhancing the ambiance of homes, offices, and other living spaces.

  5. Aesthetic Appeal: Beyond its aromatic properties, Black Oud Incense adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to any setting, serving as a decorative element in addition to its fragrance.

  6. Gifts: Black Oud Incense is a thoughtful and luxurious gift option, perfect for occasions such as housewarmings, weddings, or as a token of appreciation for loved ones.

  7. Therapeutic Benefits: The therapeutic properties of Black Oud Incense, including its ability to soothe the mind and promote emotional well-being, make it a valuable tool in holistic healing practices.

  8. Cultural Significance: With roots in ancient traditions and cultural practices, Black Oud Incense holds deep symbolic meaning and is often used to honor ancestors, celebrate festivals, or mark significant milestones in various cultures around the world.


Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Capri Chapman

Love all the incense from Naathi! The seller at the tent at womad was very cute and friendly. She encouraged me to buy new ones and a oil perfume! Yum!

H Crowther
Love this one! Highly recommend

This one is awesome, elegant and get great comments from people that come over… this is one of my favourites….
Brought from WOMAD 2024 NZ
I burn it together with Pure OUD Amber, adds another layer to the smell.

H Crowther
Elegant amazing incense

Brought this incense at WOMAD 2024 NZ, love it so much… elegant sophisticated smell that everyone comments on as they come in… highly recommend this if your unsure which one to get… I also burn Pure OUD Amber at the same time to add another layer to the area!