Oudh with Roja Dove: Mini Movie

Heya Oudh Heads,

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Here is a five minute journey into the history and uses of Oudh, Roja Dove takes us on an olfactory visit to the Middle east.

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Portia xx

17 comments on “Oudh with Roja Dove: Mini Movie

  1. palmward says:

    I want to try this! I LOVE big dark roses and they are so rare! I follow via email Thanks odona Palmer Ward

  2. Jackie b says:

    Perfume shops in the Middle East look so opulent! Fascinating story about oud, thanks for posting this.

  3. Azar says:

    Thank you so much for posting this mini movie, Portia. I have to admit to being “oudh head”, but one that is seriously constrained by a budget.

  4. Tora says:

    That is a lovely video. I would love to smell the agar wood burning in a censor. And Roja makes me long to smell the 100 year old wood made into an oil.

  5. Jan Last says:

    Roja Dove can drag me anywhere, by my hair, call me “Enslaved” (cracking up, even as I write this)

  6. Martin says:

    Thank you Portia for sharing this video of eastern traditions being absorbed more now by the west. I do need to investigate and sniff some oud (oudh).

  7. Kandice says:

    Really enjoyed the mini movie on oudh – thanks for posting it. I loved when he said smelling it is “like smelling the wind.” What a beautiful comparison!

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