Times of Oman
Dec 01, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 09:26 PM GMT
Omani Bukhoor: Legendary home fragrance
February 19, 2013 | 12:00 AM
Omani Bukhoor, Photo - Sultana Kamal / Times of Oman

Muscat: Bakhoor, an Arabic word which means steam, vapor or fume, is a superior home fragrance and air freshener used on special occasions like weddings, nuptials, or welcoming guests. Women use it to give their clothes an exotic smell. It is made of wooden chips which are soaked in oils, spices, resins, musk or other fragrant natural ingredients.


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