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Bakhoors (Home and Personal Fragrance Incense)

Posted by Derrick Winston on

Bukhoor or Bakhoor (Arabic بخور) is the Arabic name given to scented chips or a blend of natural traditional ingredients, usually woodchips (the less expensive Oudh wood chips are used) soaked in fragrant oils and mixed with other natural ingredients (resin, ambergris, musk, sandalwood, essential oils and others). These scented chips/bricks are burned in charcoal or incense burners to fill the house with a fragrant aroma and is the think smoke is also used on clothing (may stain light colored clothes). This is sometimes used  on special occasions like weddings,for relaxation or for tranquility, Bakhoors are also burned to boost...

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