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Indonesian Sandalwood Oil

Discussion in 'Sandalwood' started by Marwan Faruq, May 18, 2020.

  1. Marwan Faruq

    Marwan Faruq Whats this Oud About?

    I don't have much experience with Indonesian sandalwood oil. Any experiences? Trusted vendors? What species of santalum are we talking about?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Mr.P

    Mr.P Evoloudtionary Bioudlogist

    You can get GREAT and really bland santalum album oil from Indonesia. But if you can find a nice old Indonesian sandalwood you could be in for a treat
     
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  3. Marwan Faruq

    Marwan Faruq Whats this Oud About?

    Thanks for the information. So it's a stone's toss, basically.

    Anyone know of any decent vendors?

    Thanks,

    M
     
  4. Taesik Yun

    Taesik Yun True Ouddict Staff Member

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  5. Marwan Faruq

    Marwan Faruq Whats this Oud About?

  6. Hamza H

    Hamza H True Ouddict

    Edward J Bullock olkefactory has some too.
     
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  7. F4R1d0uX

    F4R1d0uX Resident Artisan

    Yes exactly check with @EJayB
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2020
  8. TDK

    TDK Oud Fan

    I have tried both of the current SW offerings from Agarwoodindonesia. I bought a bottle of the SW Roots which I found to be subtle yet complex. Subtle not in terms of projection but the nuances you notice when you remember to smell your wrist. Nice low lying spices under the butter cream lemon layer. His SW Heartwood is a quality SW oil but it did not take me anywhere super special that some others have. Make sure you take advantage of the shipping costs and get a bottle of his Golden Vetiver (which is really a reddish brown). This is one of the best vetivers I have tried. A real relaxing beauty. As good or slightly better than EO Khus Malagasy, which was easily my favorite.
     
    Last edited: May 22, 2020
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  9. EJayB

    EJayB True Ouddict

    If you want to try some Indonesian Sandalwood oil I have a mix of heartwood and roots from old trees that you could try. I ship from California.
    I am Olefaktory
     
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  10. Marwan Faruq

    Marwan Faruq Whats this Oud About?

    Are you in Etsy? Thanks.
     

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