The Meaning & Benefits of Aloeswood Incense

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Aloeswood is resinated wood harvested from Aquilaria trees and has one of the most complex scents found in nature.

The resin develops in the wood of the trees as a self-defense mechanism against a fungus known as Phialophora parasitica.

Plant Family: Thymelaeaceae

Synonyms: Agarwood, aloes, jinko, oud, agallochum, eaglewood, and kyara.

Origin: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

What Does Aloeswood Incense Smell Like?

Aloeswood can have a wide array of scents, including notes such as earth, forest wood, bitter, sour, sweet, balsamic, hot, or floral.

The scent of aloeswood is good in combination with benzoin, borneal camphor, cinnamon, clove, rose, sandalwood, saffron, star anise and vetiver.

If you’re looking for a good aloeswood incense stick, we recommend these.

Metaphysical Meaning of Aloeswood Incense

Elemental Symbolism: Water

Astrological Symbolism: Scorpio

Planetary Symbolism: Sun

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