Agarwood chips (oudwood hindi)

Most Exquisite Scent of the Earth 

The prophet Muhammad SAW held the tradition of scenting oneself with agarwood.

Our Holy Kaaba is scented with Oud on regular basis. 

In the BIBLE, Jesus is said to have been perfumed with Aloes.

In Buddhism, necklaces of 108 Agarwood beads are used in prayer.

The clothes of KING LOUIS XIV of France were soaked in Oud scented water.

For thousands of years, agarwood has been known as "The Wood of the Gods." First-grade agarwood can cost as much as $100,000 per kilogram, making it one of the most expensive raw materials in the world. 

Oud chips are commonly used as incense, particularly in the Middle East, where they're burnt both as tokens of hospitality and infused into clothes and garments as a perfume.

When burning, we see the smoke first, then the aroma begins to emit. The typical aroma of agarwood, there is no other scent equal to it. Then it slowly begins to have a sweet smell. In a closed room it can last up to three to five hours.

Oud is also distilled into an essential oil. And in its purest form, aged oud oil can cost up to $80,000 per liter, earning the nickname amongst traders of "liquid gold." 

Amongst other useful things it does, oud drives depression away; one has a feeling of joy. Agarwood chips is used for meditation, calming energies and reducing stress . 

Oud is highly valued by perfumers for its sweet, woody, aromatic and complex scent. It is used in forms of oud oil (dehn al oud) or raisin (oud mubakhar). The oil of oud, whether extracted by distillation from wood, or by melting the raisin, is non-irritating and can be applied directly on the skin, or added in a perfume composition, most often as a base note. 

There are scents that you like but wearing oud is an experience. The scent is alive, it touches you deep inside and talks to the wearer.