Owning one Agarwood bracelet is considered to keep the priceless goods, cause not only it is jewelry to make luxurious, but it also has tremendous spiritual value. However, how to maintain the agarwood bracelet? Using the agarwood bracelet needs what to keep in mind is that many people don’t know. This post will share with you how to maintain the oud bracelet in use.
Table of Contents
- I. Notes to using the oud bracelet correctly
- 1.1. Don’t let the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet in direct contact with water
- 1.2. Avoid the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet contacting with chemicals, food that is heavy odor
- 1.3. Stay away from harmful objects to the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet
- 1.4. Avoid wearing them near stronger-smelling items.
- 1.5. Don’t wear them during sports
- 1.6. Maintain the scent
- II. Some facts on Agarwood
- III. Benefits of Agarwood ingredients
I. Notes to using the oud bracelet correctly
1.1. Don’t let the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet in direct contact with water
To check the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet is fake or auth, people usually put it in water, if seeing oil slick, it is auth. That is one of the effective ways of identifying. However, according to experts, one of the ways of maintaining isn’t in direct contact with water. Because the amount of oil in the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet is limited, when it touches with water, the amount of oil will lose forever, which leads its value to decrease. Moreover, put it in water many times, its colour will be lowered, no longer shiny.
If the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet falls into water by accident, you should use a dry and soft towel to wipe carefully to avoid scratching and peeling paint.
1.2. Avoid the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet contacting with chemicals, food that is heavy odor
When rubbing with the skin, the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet radiates a natural fragrant. However, because of this feature, you must avoid chemicals and artificial odors such as perfume, conditioner, oil dishwashers…
Because when touching, the smell of chemicals will affect directly the natural aroma of the ring, reducing its effect on human health. Besides, the products have a strong and uncomfortable smell like fish sauce… we should avoid it. The preservation of Agarwood (OUD) bracelet also depends on hands. In the summer, when joining in various activities, sweat from the pores of the wrist along with salty acid oil can cause abrasion on the outside of the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet.
1.3. Stay away from harmful objects to the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet
Due to the daily wear of the Agarwood (OUD) bracelet, it is obvious that the effects of the environment are unavoidable. However, you should pay attention to preserve it by not press against sharp objects, which makes the risk of losing the paint outside.
Or if joining in sports activities such as football, volleyball, you should remove it out of hand in order to avoid the damage of the ring.
1.4. Avoid wearing them near stronger-smelling items.
The porous nature of agarwood means it absorbs other scents easily. If you were to put a piece with agarwood next to sandalwood, the former will eventually take on the fragrance of the latter. Don’t wear your bracelets during barbecues or hot pot meals.
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1.5. Don’t wear them during sports
Agarwood beads can be easily damaged during vigorous outdoor activities. Save them for more elegant occasions, preferably in air-conditioning so sweat doesn’t get into the beads.
1.6. Maintain the scent
Precious accessories often need a little maintenance and the same holds true here. It’s best to keep the bracelet in a box containing powder from the same type of tree the beads were made from. This helps to replenish their fragrance, so to speak.
II. Some facts on Agarwood
Agarwood as medicinal products has been recorded in ancient bibles such as Sahih Muslim from 8th century and in the Ayurvedic medicinal text Susruta Samhita. Agarwood is used in Ayurvedic, Tibetan, and East Asian medical pratices. Traditional Chinese medicine uses powdered Agarwood as a treatment for cirrhosis of the liver as well as a director or focuser for other medicines Agarwood as theraupetic perfumes This usage has been acknowledged for centuries and even recorded in the Old Testament of the Bible. It is used intensively by the Middle Eastern and French perfumers; it is a tiny but essential component of some high class perfumes such as Zeenat and Amourage.
Agarwood as aromatic food ingredient Agarwood is aphrosidiac, thus often used as a cleansing agent of the body organs and boost one’s energy. The diaphoretic property of the wood will make one sweat and assist in detoxification process. In Taiwan it is used in Chu-yeh Ching and Vo Ka Py wine. Agarwood as religious properties For centuries it used as incense in religious ceremonies by Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims. It may also be carved into praying materials such as sculptures, beads and boxes. There are many other properties and usages of the wood which are not mentioned here, but it can be deduced that the most valuable propertie
III. Benefits of Agarwood ingredients
With the advancement of industrial science and technology, agarwood is not only used as an industrial perfume but also clinically can be used as medicine.
Agarwood can be used as medicine for:
1. Agarwood can cure anti-asthma,
2. Agarwood can be used as an anti-microbial,
3. As a stimulant for nerve and digestive work,
4. Agarwood can cure stomach aches,
5. Agarwood can be used as an appetite stimulant,
6. Agarwood can be used for pain relief,
7. Agarwood can be used to cure cancer and diarrhea, lung and intestinal tumors,
8. Agarwood can be used as a stress reliever,
9. Agarwood can cure kidney disorders,
10. Agarwood is very good for curing asthma, hepatitis, cirrhosis,
11. Agarwood is also suitable for cosmetics that function for facial care and smoothing the skin.
12. Gaharu is used by burning and the smoke is very fragrant. The Islamic community, which lives in the Middle East uses agarwood oil to be used on Azal Aswat stone which is located in the middle of the Kabah.