Product: Sutera Ungu
One of the two regions of Malaysia whose agarwood smells the most 'un-Malaysian'.
And incidentally, today its THE main hotspot for Khmer smugglers who
harvest its agarwood and take it back to Cambodia, to be sold as
'Cambodian' Crassna agarwood.
There's a perfectly good reason for this.
Whereas the simple Khmer hunters just go by their noses and find the
agarwood to posses the closest aroma to what existed in their
motherland some decades ago, what we now know through GCMS lab tests is
that two specific areas of Malaysia produce agarwood with...
Article: What is
Oud / Agarwood?
as agarwood, aloeswood
oud is Nature’s most exquisite fragrant offering.
in a Far Eastern jungle, an evergreen tree is attacked by
fungus-carrying insects that bore into the tree. Much like our
bodies’ immune system produces white blood cells, the tree
starts producing a substance to combat the infection.
Over the years, the infection grows – as does the substance the tree
produces. This is agarwood...