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  • noun A type of heartwood from Aquilaria trees, created when the trees become infected with mold and begin to produce an aromatic resin in response to this attack.


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  • Kyara is the name for the most prized grade of agarwood, which is the most rich and dark in aroma.

    Kimono and Incense

  • Kyara (Agarwood) - I researched a bit on that one, and this is the finest kind of agarwood incense, which is very dark (the stick is black in colour) due to the black "resin" in the agarwood (it really is the result of the decay from the parasites that growin in aged agarwood trees and impart the uqnie agarwood scent to the wood).

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Ketsana is a Lao name, and referred to a tree that resembles agarwood.

    Typhoon Ketsana batters Southeast Asia

  • In this installment of her blog, Absolute Trygve's explores agarwood--musing about the value of wild vs. farmed agarwood, giving a sense of the process of obtaining the precious agar resin, and painting a picture of agarwood as commodity as she journeys through Laos.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Some aloeswood perhaps peaks at the end, but again it does not feel authentic - it has that sweet berry note that seems to be the way agarwood is perceived nowadays ever since M7.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The scent of lavender, lemon, rosewood, sandalwood, agarwood and neroli put together was balancing and calming and she used to apply it to her wrist by herself before bed time.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The most dominant component is woods: local woods such as cedar (Hiba) and pine (Hinoki) and the more exotic ones imported from the south – agarwood (Jin-koh) and sandalwood (Byaku-dan).

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Especially with the sandalwood and agarwood, there is much attention to grades – affected by how and where the trees were grown – so much that they have many different names i.e.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • It smells more traditional Japanese with camphor and agarwood.

    Japanese Incense @ Blunda

  • Development Bhd (SLDB) have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop an agarwood - Articles related to Kazakhstan sets 20-nation entry target by 2020


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