Agarwood seed aloeswood
One of the reasons for the relative rarity and high cost ofis the depletion of the wild resource. In the world, is the most prized of all incenses, and the purest Aloeswood is pound-for-pound more expensive than gold! Aloeswood rees have sweet-smelling flowers, and are native to Hai nan of ,Northern India, Laos, Cambodia, Burma, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. When an Aloes has fallen (from natural causes), a dark resin forms within its heartwood. This resin forms as an immune response, and the heartwood is then harvested for incense and medicinal uses. The older the tree, the better the quality, and the more expensive the wood. Aloeswood incense is used for both medicinal and spiritual purposes. As a , it is a remedy for nervous disorders. For non- medicinal purposes, it is used to help people get in touch with their spiritual side, and thus, it is in high demand as a meditation aid. Those who use aloeswood incense claim that it has a great calming effect on the mind. But Aloes isn't just for medical and spiritual uses. Many feel it is a powerful aphrodisiac, and in some cultures the women scent their clothes as well as themselves with it.In Ayurveda the oleoresin is highly prized as well. "The wood is acrid, bitter, thermogenic, digestive, carminative, deodorant, sudorific, andoyne, anti-inflammatory, anti-leprotic, depurative, cardiotonic, rejuvenating and tonic. It is useful in vitiated conditions of vata and kapha, halitosis, dyspepsia, anorexia, cardiac debility, skin disease, leprosy, foul ulcers, hypothermia, inflammations, rheumatoid arthritis, cough, asthma, hiccough, albuminuria and general debility. An external application of agaru is very useful in vomiting in children, pectoralgia due to pneumonia and cepalagia. The oil is astringent, acrid, bitter, thermogenic, depurative, alexeteric and anti-leprotic. It is useful in vitiated conditions of vata and kapha, rheumatoid arthritis, cough, asthma, bronchitis, skin diseases, leprosy and foul ulcers."Aloeswood oil is known for bringing relaxation of the mind, warm the heart & calm the mind, it is a truly uplifting experience and open an avenue of peace and contentment. Aloeswood is very rare and pure quality like ours are even difficult to obtain. Agarwood is the resinous heartwood from Aquilaria trees, large evergreens native to southeast Asia. The trees occasionally become infected with a parasite mould and begin to produce an aromatic resin in response to this attack. As the fungus grows, the tree produces a very rich, dark resin within the heartwood. It is this precious resinous wood that is treasured around the world. The resin is commonly called Jinko, Aloeswood, Agarwood or Oud and is valued in many cultures for its distinctive fragrance, thus it is used for incense and perfumes.One of the reasons for the relatively rarity and high cost of agarwood is the depletion of the wild resource. The odour of agarwood is complex and pleasing, with few or no similar natural analogues. As a result, agarwood and its essential oil gained great cultural and religious significance in ancient civilizations around the world.