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About The Oud. 

What is oud?
The Aquilaria tree, which grows throughout Asia and the Middle East, is the source of oud essential oil. For ages, India and China have relied on Aquilaria trees (also known as Agar). Because of their almost intoxicating impact, the fragrant wood-chips were once burned during religious rituals.
The wood, on the other hand, does not produce the oud fragrance oil. It's caused by a parasitic mould (yeah, that's right!). Despite the fact that this may not sound particularly nice, it produces one of the most luxurious smells known to man.

The Aquilaria tree is attacked by the mould, which subsequently defends itself with a dark, sticky resin. This resin hardens and forms oud oil over time. Agarwood or oudh are other names for it. Because the parasitic mould only affects a few trees, there isn't much oud generated. This is why it is such a costly and sought-after component.

Oud has a long and famous history. It was esteemed not only for its usage in perfumes, but also as a treatment for a variety of ailments. Oud was a highly valued commodity that was worn by monarchs and rich businessmen.

If you're a scent connoisseur, you're probably aware that oud oil is a highly sought-after ingredient. It's an exclusive, instantly recognised scent that's valued by most of the world's most prestigious perfume firms – and the ideal aroma if you want to smell like an A-list celebrity.


What is Agarwood (Oud)?

According to folk culture, Agarwood (Oud) is an item of heaven and earth. The ancient suppose that Aquilaria must gather many favorable conditions, be heavenly selected to send the essence of heaven and earth, then in the deep forest formed a kind of rare fragrant wood after decades or millennium to appear.

Therefore, Agarwood (Oud) is an item of luxury, rareness, sacredness of heaven and earth, that only the royals can use and are often chosen to offer to gods, ancestors the best of the human world. Collect Agarwood (Oud) may exchange with human lives.

How Aquilaria tree forms wild Agarwood (Oud)


In nature, the Aquilaria tree is one of the few species that can form Agarwood (Oud) and is the most common species in Vietnam. Aquilaria tree usually grows in deep jungles, less influenced by the human external environment. Thanks to random physical impacts such as bolts of lightning, pests, damaged trunks, or in times of war, the bombs.

Normally, the plant will produce a unique aromatic resin to seal and heal wounds. Over time, the liquid resins condense into a special long thin piece of wood inside the trunk, covered by the tree’s skin, called Agarwood (Oud).

Agarwood (Oud) formed inside wild Aquilaria tree grown in deep jungles own a seductive, passionate and long-saving fragrance, which is a precious ingredient to produce Agarwood (Oud) products such as incense or essential oil, fragrance,… because of the rareness of this kind of scented wood, the price of wild Agarwood (Oud) is extremely high.

How does man stimulate the Aquilaria tree to form naturally cultivated Agarwood (Oud)

Today, people have successfully planted Aquilaria trees in large plantations and stimulated the plant to form Agarwood (Oud) in a shorter period of time when they reached their age. Thanks to that, Agarwood (Oud) and Agarwood (Oud) products can be marketed in more abundant quantities, making the name Agarwood (Oud) and incense Agarwood (Oud) products gradually become familiar to consumers.

To stimulate the Aquilaria tree to form Agarwood (Oud), planters based on the natural Agarwood (Oud) forming principle cause wounds on the tree’s trunk. From that, the Aquilaria tree produces a kind of unique aromatic resin. Through time, the resin becomes thicker and thicker and then forms Agarwood (Oud). With this method, Agarwood makers can take more control over the quality of Agarwood (Oud) and increase the yield marketed. The quality of cultivation (or plantation) Agarwood (Oud) is not quite different from wild Agarwood (Oud) and both types are 100% natural Agarwood (Oud).

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