How does Oud make you feel?

The effect of scent on emotion is proven and well established in human existence.

Why do you think religious temples burn incense or your better half insists on burning a wax melt or yankie candle after a hard days work. The answer is simple, to induce relaxation.

Given that Oud is such a complex aromatic it will come as no surprise that it can trigger a number of emotions. These emotions will of course vary depending on the user of the oil but I’ll include some examples regarding my own experiences below.

Hindi Ouds - these can often have a grounding quality, excellent for aiding meditation and to clear racing thoughts. Nothing will bring you down to earth better than a high grade Hindi oil.

Thai/Cambodian - Known for being very playful, these oils can have a huge boost on your mental well being. Thai oils will often bring a smile to your face during darker days.

Indonesian/Malay - There is quite a large scent spectrum when it comes to Indo/Malay oils but in my opinion they are very uplifting and thought inducing. Almost like the Oud equivalent of a cup of coffee.

Sri Lankan - these oils tend to have a wonderful tranquil and aquatic blue quality. Perfect for unwinding and clearing your thoughts after a hard days work.

At OudBase we believe that Oud is a healer and a tool to make lives better. It is our mission to share this precious material with the world.

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