- Material: Vietnam wild agarwood chips Oud wood chips from agarwood trees in forests of Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam province in Vietnam. These chips are made by ants on the aqualaria crassna trees. These agarwood oud chips are the high quality with lots of oil inside. Because these oudwood chips are made from hundreds of years agarwood trees. Almost the dirty or white wood parts have been removed. The smell is very sweet. That is a special aroma of agarwood Vietnam for all cultivated agarwood and wild agarwood.
- How to use wild agarwood chips oud wood chips: You can cut to small pieces agarwood or grind to a powder oud wood and burning on charcoal or heating by an electric incense burner. In our Vietnamese culture, we usually heat these oud wood chips by an electric incense burner. When you use the electric incense burner, oudwood chips are only heated, not burned to smoke. So, you are not affected by smoke. And the oud wood chips are last longer than burning. You can still smell the fragrances many hours after heating.
- Benefits of agarwood oud wood: Sweet smell of oud chips can distill your thoughts or stop your thinking. They help you get into the desired states of mind quickly. Oud wood chips are used as incense that can help you make meditation, yoga or relax. Asian people believe that agarwood can anti-ghost, negative energy and amulet. They also bring luck to your health and life. In Vietnam ancient culture, agarwood has been used in each ritual of royal, in temples of Buddhism and in the altar of rich families. Nowadays, there are many studies about agarwood ingredient. Most of them say that agarwood can help people in cancer treatment.
Wild Agarwood Oud Wood Chips From Vietnam
There are two types of oud wood chips from Vietnam: Wild chips and cultivated chips. Wild agarwood oud wood chips are almost harvested from tropical forests in the middle area of Viet Nam. These provinces in Viet Nam are famous about quality of wild agarwood chips: Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Binh Phuoc, Dak Lak, Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Lam Dong, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Ha Tinh, Thua Thien – Hue. Nowadays, we also have big plantation agarwood tree areas in Dong Nai, Phu Quoc, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh.
About wild oud wood chips, we collect from foresters in many provinces because of the quantity in Viet Nam now is very low. The wild materials from Viet Nam are different from other countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, India. They are thinner and maybe not dark as Malaysia, Indonesia materials. The smell of Viet Nam material is very sweet. Thin chips and sweet smell are the most different points between Viet Nam material and other countries materials.
Why is wild oud wood chips from Viet Nam thin? Because almost wild agar wood chips materials from Viet Nam have a long time lie in the ground or contact and be affected by humid weather. So wood parts in the tree are self-destroyed, only remain resin parts. The part with high oil density inside is thin.
Why does the smell of wild oudwood chips from Viet Nam sweeter than other countries? It’s difficult to explain. Maybe the humid weather and soil in the middle area of Viet Nam answer.
Vietnam cultivated oud wood agarwood chips:
About Vietnam cultivated agarwood oudwood chips, the quality is medium. But the smell is still sweet as a special of agarwood from Vietnam. The shape of cultivated agarwood is normally bigger than wild material. The easy way to identify the cultivated material is the drilling hole. Almost cultivated aqualaria trees need drill into and add probiotic or chemical to make agarwood.