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Hindi Kadeem - Inherited Old Indian Oud Oil

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Unveiling "Hindi Kadeem" - An Olfactory Journey into Ancient India

Step into the world of "Hindi Kadeem" by The Perfumist, where the essence of old Indian oud oil is masterfully crafted to perfection. This term, coined by revered Arabic Attars of the past, describes the harmonious blend of oud oils from different regions in India, handpicked by a skilled master perfumer to showcase the very best of each component. Still resonating in the old Arabic markets and Attar shops today, "Hindi Kadeem" embodies a legacy steeped in tradition.

With utmost exclusivity, this exceptional oud oil has been strictly and exclusively passed down within our family for two generations. Safeguarded in our private vault, it has acquired a mystical aura of sweet sourness, captivating the senses with its woody, animalistic, pungent, and earthy notes. By unveiling this treasure to our esteemed clients and customers, we offer a true piece of history, creating a unique memory that not only evokes the enchanting past but also provides a glimpse into how scents can mature and evolve, deepening our knowledge, understanding, and appreciation.

Enter a realm where ancient oud reigns supreme, but be forewarned—this is not for the faint of heart. "Hindi Kadeem" is not an oil meant for local clubs or bars; it was worn by extraordinary individuals—warriors, leaders, and mystics—who were destined to change the world, leaving an indelible mark. Immerse yourself in an impossible endeavor to capture a glimpse of ancient history and memories beyond our time. Exclusively available to our pre-existing customers and clients through The Perfumist, this 200 ML batch embodies one of the most genuine and authentic experiences of natural Indian oud. It strikes a delicate balance, delivering a sweet and woody fragrance that avoids any intrusive barnyard or fecal scent.

For novices and amateurs, "Hindi Kadeem" may not be the obvious choice. However, for collectors, connoisseurs, and experienced seekers, it is an unparalleled treasure not to be missed. Prepare for a sensory voyage that commences with the opening notes, immersing you in a woody, earthy darkness reminiscent of a humid jungle. Dark fruits mingle with a sandal-like aromatic aura, setting the stage for what lies ahead.

As the journey progresses to the middle notes, the true magic unfolds. To the trained or experienced nose, this stage is nothing short of fascinating. It unveils the distinct profiles and regions that dominate Indian oud, with the power and beauty of Assam, Nagaland, and Manipur shining through. The artistry and craftsmanship of ancient perfumists from the East are brought to life, their heritage preserved in our capable hands.

Finally, the closing notes embrace you with settled lather and herbal earthiness, complemented by hints of sweet tobacco and incense-like smokiness lingering in the background. Whether worn alone or gently layered with an oud cologne or perfume, "Hindi Kadeem" thrives in cold nights, turning heads and leaving a powerful, lasting impression. Set aside any concerns about the behemoths of the designer or niche fragrance world—this masterpiece devours them effortlessly, offering a statement that speaks volumes. Nothing portrays the aura of magic and beauty, enchanting a person more than "Hindi Kadeem" by The Perfumist—a testament to the artistry of ancient perfumists from the East. Experience the ultimate proof of their legacy.



Extinct – Rarest – Cannot be found anymore. These are the rarest raw materials on the planet, museum-quality oils. Those oils cannot be found, replicated, or re-generated. There are such minimal amounts that they get sold by the milligram. The people who work and deal with those oils around the world can be counted on one hand. The majority of the time, these oils will be restricted to royalties and billionaires. The lowest age of these oils starts from 50 years old going up to 500 years old. Anyone who holds one of these oils holds an experience that is exclusive to one human being on this planet. Only 0.0001 percent of the population will have the privilege of experiencing the power of this olfactory. 


Very limited – Extremely Rare – Extremely hard to find. These are oils that it's simply a matter of time, and by that, we mean a few years before it goes to the previous category (extinct). These are oils that most probably were a symbol of luxury and opulence throughout the ages and very few privileged people in history had the chance to enjoy them. Only 0.001 percent of the population will have the privilege of experiencing the power of this olfactory.


 Limited – Rare – Hard to find. This is the lowest of the categories we have but it's still considered by many as a pinnacle to express class, luxury, and taste in its most aromatic form. These are very limited oils, very hard to make and very few have access to them. Those oils are not extinct, and we hope they won't be anytime soon, but they are rare because of the raw material they are extracted from, the process, and the quality in the making and distillation. Again, these are all 100% natural oils, very concentrated and potent, and they will dominate the comparison with any alcohol-based perfume or cologne in every single aspect, every single time. By maximum measurement, only 0.01 percent of the population will have the privilege of experiencing the power of this olfactory. 




 Water – Air – Fire – Earth 



 Flower/fruity – Oud/woody – Musk/animalistic – Ambergris/aromatic 



 Light: 3 to 5 hours 

 Middle: 5 to 7 hours 

 Long: 7 to 10 hours 



 Intimate: 1 to 3 feet 

 Personal: 3 to 5 feet 

 Aggressive: 5 to 10 feet


This oil: Extinct, Earth, Oud/woody, Long, Aggressive


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