Agar wood essential oil, also known a oud is one of the most valuable essential oils in the world, it is incredibly rare and often used in premium perfumes. The wood is usually grown in countries in Asia such as Vietnam and Cambodia, where it comes from Aquilaria trees when they are infected with a special kind of mould.
Botanical Name: Aquilaria crassna
Plant Family: Thymelaeaceae
Plant Part Used: Wood
Aroma: Agar oil has a bitter-sweet, woody aroma.
Oil Consistency: Thick
Oil Colour: Dark Brown
Agar Oil Recipes
Recipe 1: 3 drops of Silver Fir oil, 5 drops of Birch oil and 2 drops of Agar oil.
Recipe 2: 3 drops of Anise oil, 5 drops of Red Cedar oil and 2 drops of Agar oil.
Recipe 3: 3 drops of Bergamot oil, 5 drops of Clary Sage oil and 2 drops of Agar oil.
Agar Oil Uses and Benefits
To help with sleep
Improve memory and focus
As and anti-inflammatory and to improve skin health.
Oil safety information.
Check out our essential oil safety information here.
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