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Agarwood is the most prized incense on the planet and of course, there are lots of fakes out there! This video will help you to determine whether your wood is real or fake!
What is Agarwood ?
Agarwood is an oil rich wood found in Asia. The oil is called ‘Oud’ and is a luxury oil used and Imitated in many high end perfumes. As well as being diluted into attars and perfumes it is also a wonderful scent that can be admired neat. Oud aroma will vary depending on region , species variant of tree and oil processing. Agarwood AKA Aloeswood, gaharu, Oud Wood is a resinous wood native to many areas of Asia. it can be found in some ‘Aquilaria’ species of tree. Parts of the tree would have been infected by a fungus via cuts or burrowing insects. After while the tree secretes a resin to protect the spread of this fungus. This oily resinous wood has a beautiful aroma that has been admired for millennia!