AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Plant Details

:Common Name
Agarwood plant
:Scientific Name
Aquilaria sinensis
:Introduction

Aquilaria sinensis belongs to the plant family Thymelaeaceae. It is an evergreen tree, 6 to 20 m tall. The smooth bark is grayish to dark grey, and the wood is white to yellowish – so giving it another Chinese name “Pak Muk Heung” (White Wood Incense). Its branchlets are sparsely covered with hairs when young.

: Details
The tree produces agarwood, a valuable fragrant wood used for incense and medicine. Previously, the wood was used to make joss sticks and incense, but in Hong Kong this industry has died out.

Essential Oils

Serial No.Essential Oil Name
1Aquilaria sinensis essential oil

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