The history of natural attars is very much associated to the history of Kannauj. Kannauj has been known for natural attars from the Mugal period or even earlier when aroma bearing substances like Sandal, Musk, Comphor, Saffron were used as such (without isolation of odorous principles) and the range of such materials and essential oils were further enriched during the Mugal period, when new plants were brought by the Mugals from Central Asia to this country.
What is Agarwood Oil?
Agarwood oil is also referred as Oud oil in gulf countries (Middle East nations). Other common names for “Agarwood attar oil” include Aloes wood oil, Eaglewood oil, Gaharu oil, Aquilaria oil and more. This natural oil is rare and quite precious in nature that originates in North Eastern states of India.
Usage of Agarwood Oil:
There has been a long history associated with usage of essential & natural oils for medication purposes. Similarly, Agarwood oil is used widely in medicines and incense. There are several types of this well known aromatic oil including Aquilaria agollocha, Malaccensis, Crassna and more.
How Agarwood Oil is made?
Agarwood oil is regarded as one of the most expensive natural products in the world due to the fragrance inducing compounds it contains.