Agarwood is from the legendary “tree from the garden of Eden” where Adam and Eve were only allowed to take cuttings from this species as they left.
Lord Buddha said that the smell of Agarwood burning “is the scent of Nirvana”.
It was Agarwood and Myrrh that was burned at Jesus’ burial ceremony.
Ayurvedic, Arabic, Sufi, Unanai, Tibetan and Chinese physicians have all used Agarwood in their practice to treat various diseases including mental illness.
King Louis XIV of France had his shirts washed in rose water in which Agarwood had been previously boiled.
Samurai warriors scented their armour with Agarwood smoke for luck before going to battle.