Oud – an expensive fragrance

Oud – an expensive fragrance

History of Oud Historians can trace the use of Oud also known as agarwood back to ancient times. The Prophet, Mohammad, held the tradition of fumigation with agarwood. This practice continues in the Muslim world to this day. The Holy Prophet referred to agarwood as a...
The Arabic Oud

The Arabic Oud

Origin of the oud For most people, the oud is an old instrument that time has forgotten except maybe in the Middle East. There, the oud is considered to be “the king of instruments”. It is assumed that the name  العود‎ (oud) literally means a thin piece of wood. It...
Benefits of Black Seed and Oil

Benefits of Black Seed and Oil

Black Seed / Black Cumin (no relation to ordinary cumin) or Nigella Sativa is an annual flowering plant, native to south and southwest Asia. Nigella Sativa grows up to 30 cm tall, with finely divided, linear leaves. The flowers are delicate, and usually colored pale...
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