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Agarwood Oil


  • Agarwood or just Agar (from the Malay gaharu) is the resinous heartwood from Aquilaria trees, large evergreens native to southeast Asia.
  • The resin is commonly called Gaharu, Jinko, Aloeswood, Agarwood or Oud and is valued in many cultures for its distinctive fragrance, thus it is used for incense and perfumes.
  • Agarwood is the occasional product of two to four genera in the family Thymelaeaceae, with Aquilaria agallocha , Aquilaria crassna and Aquilaria malaccensis the best known species.
  • Water or hydro distillation is one of the oldest and easiest methods being used for the extraction of essential oils.
  • The Agarwood oil distilling process is important as good quality output is expensive on the back of techniques and individual experiences.
  • There are three popular Agarwood oil distilling processes. They are Water Distillation, Steam Distillation, and Continuous Steam Distillation.
  • In contrast to the production of absolute oils as described by Arctander, the hydro distillation process through which Secretion are liberated skips the middle step of washing the concrete with alcohol. Although by different extraction processes, the absolute oil and the secretion both reveal the heart of the original pure fragrance.
  • Agarwood is the most rare and precious wood on the planet, prized for its rich, wonderful and healing fragrance.
  • The uses of Agar are many. Its aromatic bark popularly known as Agar Batti is used as incense in many a home. Its by-product Agar oil used as a base for Attars and perfumes.
  • Agarwood is a mystical resin which is used for meditation unlocking the subconscious and balancing the life airs or chi.
  • Agarwood has also been used in nearly every religious tradition around the world and revered for thousands of years by many cultures as a treasured incense ingredient.
  • The prices of raw agarwood powder are about 10% higher than those of chips of the same grade of agarwood, taking into account the approximate 10% loss of weight when grinding chips or pieces into powder.
  • Several traders expressed that the cost of agarwood oil is extremely high, and, additionally, the price of agarwood oil from the countries of origin has increased by about 300% in the past 10 years.
  • Agarwood
  • The Potential of Gaharu as a Plantation Species
  • Agarwood: the life of a wounded tree
  • The Liquid Gold & Natures  gift to Nagaon
  • What is agarwood
  • History of agarwood

Cultivation and Production

  • Agar Plantation
  • Conservation and Use of Aquilaria crassna in Vietnam
  • The Cultivation of the Incense tree
  • Pilot Agar wood plantation in Zhemgang and Sarpang
  • Rapid in vitro propagation of medicinally important Aquilaria agallocha
  • Sustainable Agarwood Production in Aquilaria Trees

Extraction and Distillation

  • Distillation of essential oil
  • Agarwood CO2 - Total Extract
  • Agarwood Oil Distilling Processes
  • Hydro-Distillation of Floral Oils as Secretion Oils

Company Profiles

  • Company in Korea
  • Company in Eastern Thailand
  • Company in Gujarat, India
  • Company in China


  • Cultivated Agarwood
  • Method of Collection of Fragrance ingredient, Perfume Composition Containing this Fragrance Ingredient and Cosmetics Containing This Fragrance Ingredient
  • Spiro Compounds as perfuming ingredients
  • Hindered ketones as perfuming ingredients


  • Aminar Agarwood Products
  • Oudh/Agarwood Essential Oil 5ml
  • Oud Perfume Oil from the Agarwood Tree

  • Oudh oil

Important Links

  • Video links on Agarwood
  • Agarwood Uses
  • Medicinal & Environmental uses of Bukhur
  • Agarwood Medicinal Uses
  • Uses of Agarwood
  • Rainforest Plants - Agarwood Uses

Projects and Material Safety data Sheet

  • TRP Agarwood Project
  • Sustainable Agarwood Production in AquilariaTrees
  • Agarwood
  • Agarwood Oil
  • Safety Data Sheet for Agarwood Oil


  • Agarwood Selling leads
  • Indonesia Supplier
  • Agarwood Exporter
  • Zhe Xing Trading  
  • New york Supplier
  • Supplier in Malaysia 
  • Singapore Agarwood-Wholesale Supplier
  • Global Vision International Co., Ltd.
  • Agarwood Supplying Companies
  • Agarwood Buyers List

Market Reports

  • Total Export of Wild Flora (Agarwood)
  • Agarwood Use and Trade and Cities Implementation for Aquilaria Malaccensis
  • CITES to regulate the global trade in agarwood
  • The Trade and Use of Agarwood in Taiwan, Province of China
  • The Use and Trade of Agarwood in Japan
  • Review of Significant Trade Aquilaria malaccensis
  • Towards Sustainable Management of Papua New Guinea's Agarwood Resource
  • The Nationally Rare and Endangered Plant,Aquilaria sinensis: its status in Hong Kong

Machinery Suppliers

  • Boiler Manufacturers
  • Steam Coil Suppliers
  • Laboratory Condenser Manufacturers & Suppliers
  • Distillation Equipment Suppliers
  • Oil Separator Manufacturers & Suppliers
  • Distillation Tank Suppliers