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The Sweet Scent of Stress: Agarwood’s Aromatic Secrets Reviewed

The agarwood is prized for its unique aroma. Native to South and Southeast Asia, the plant has been used for various medicinal and religious purposes for thousands of years. What makes the agarwood even more unique is how it achieves its aromatic properties. When the tree is exposed to environmental stresses it secretes a special …

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Benefits Of Agarwood and Aquilaria Plants Uncovered Through Chemical Compound Isolation

The Agarwood is a non-timber fragrant wood of Aquilaria spp. (Thymelaeaceae) native to SouthEast Asia. It is regarded as a precious commodity for its various uses in medicine, religious rites and cultural activities. For example, in traditional Chinese medicine agarwood can be used to relieve coughs, gastric, fever and many more ailments. But despite its …

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Scientists Explore Artificial Methods To Meet Market’s Demand For Agarwood

The Agarwood is a valuable commodity, especially in the Chinese and Middle Eastern market where it is used for medicinal purposes and raw material for incense and perfumes. Agarwood is a resinous part of the non-timber Aquilaria tree and only forms when the tree is wounded and infected with fungus. Resin is secreted as a …

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