History of Use and Trade of Agarwood

  title={History of Use and Trade of Agarwood},
  author={Arlene L{\'o}pez-Sampson and T. Page},
  journal={Economic Botany},
Aromatics originating from the resin-infused infected wood of the Aquilaria and Gyrinops genera have distinct and valued fragrances. Resin formation occurs as a response to internal injury and/or infections in the stems of the agarwood tree. The incenses and perfumes that are produced from agarwood have been valued for centuries and used by many cultures for spiritual, opulent, and aphrodisiac purposes. Agarwood is highly revered in the seminal texts of Hinduism, Christianity, Buddhism, and… 

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