There is every possibility that you have heard about Oud oil but that is possibly down to the fact that this luxurious oil is one of the most valuable oils available, with a 5ml bottle costing around $400.
This is a unique oil and is often known as agarwood or aloeswood but it comes from the agarwood tree found in Southeast Asia and India. It is created through the tree becoming infected and as a result, it produces an amazing resin that has a beautiful fragrance and from this, the oil is extracted.
Despite the price, agarwood contains many plant nutrients and antioxidants and that means that it comes with a number of health benefits.
If you suffer from a lack of sleep or you find that you spend half of your night wide awake, Oud Oil can help. If you have a sniff of the oil or you blend it with lavender, chamomile and cedarwood it can promote natural sleep.
Eases Painful Joints
The oil has anti-inflammatory properties and it has been used for centuries as a remedy for joint pain. If Oud Oil is mixed with another oil such as coconut, sunflower or rapeseed oil it can then be applied to the joint.
The oil contains a number of anti-allergy properties making it the ideal choice for those who suffer from allergies. Using it as part of an aromatherapy treatment can help and its anti-inflammatory properties can ease many of the symptoms that come with allergies such as coughing, itching and a runny nose.
For centuries it has been used to aid digestion as it is a natural laxative, diuretic and has anti-diarrheal properties. If you suffer from digestion problems, rubbing the oil on the stomach can help to improve digestion while easing flatulence or gas.
Oud Oil is known to be an aphrodisiac and that means that it will improve your libido making it a great choice for those who suffer from a low libido as a result of stress or other causes.
It is Cancer Fighting
A number of experiments have taken place that has found that Oud Oil is an anti-cancer agent. It can prevent breast cancer cells from spreading and it has been found to destroy cancer cells. While more studies are required, the oil has serious potential.
Eases Skin Irritation
As the oil has anti-inflammatory properties it can help to ease skin flare-ups. This makes it a great choice for those who suffer from eczema, sunburn or even allergic reactions but it will need to be diluted with another oil.
It can Treat Acne
If you suffer from acne, then Oud Oil can really help because of the anti-inflammatory properties. They can help to calm the skin while the antimicrobial properties can help to deal with the bacteria that cause acne.
Enhances Skin and Repairs
The anti-oxidants that are found in Oud Oil can help to make skin look radiant and glowing. It can protect from sun damage and free radicals, reducing the likelihood of skin cancer while the risk of fine lines and wrinkles will be reduced.
Oud Oil is an amazing product and with so many health benefits, it is definitely worth investing in.