Oud, also known as agarwood or aloeswood, is a rare and highly prized resinous wood found in the heartwood of agarwood trees. It offers a complex and deeply aromatic scent with smoky, woody, and animal-like facets.


Oud is an expensive and luxurious fragrance ingredient. Oud oil is extracted from the resin-infected heartwood of agarwood trees and is used as a base note in perfumery, contributing an exotic and long-lasting element to fragrances.

Locations to Find Oud

Oud, or agarwood, is primarily found in the heartwood of Aquilaria trees, which are native to Southeast Asian countries like Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Oud is formed when the trees become infected with a specific type of mold.

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