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LIVING LIBATIONS - Agarwood Essential Oil

LIVING LIBATIONS - Agarwood Essential Oil

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LIVING LIBATIONS - Agarwood Essential Oil

From Japan to Indonesia and from India to Vietnam, Living Libations opulent Agarwood Essential Oil is the aspiration held in every perfumer’s palm. This ravishingly rare, exquisitely exclusive oil is extracted from the resin-soaked heartwood of aromatic Agarwood trees. The otherworldly fragrance that is unleashed when resin meets wood is second only to the body and spirit benefits of this sought-after elixir.

Botanical Name: Aquilaria crassna
Family: Thymelaeaceae

Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Oleoresin-saturated heartwood

Country of Origin: Laos
Cultivation Method: Organic
Composition: 100% Aquilaria crassna

Consistency: Medium thin viscosity
Scent Description: Deep, complex notes of rich resin and woodsy wonder.

Blends well with: Sandalwood, Neroli, Frankincense, Myrrh, Jasmine, Rose Otto, Lemon, Bergamot, Vetiver, Patchouli, Orris Root, Lime, Palo Santo, and Ylang.

Uses: In amorous aromatic blends and baths to relax and uplift. As an angelic perfume and ceremonial spritz. Sacred scented baths.

Aroma aficionados, take heed! Living Libations Agarwood Essential Oil is rich, rare and perfectly precious. Extracted from the ancient heartwood of Indian Aquillaria crassna, Agarwood is an ancient tree elixir that is revered for its reach-to-the-heavens aroma. These special trees are endangered in parts of the world, so at Living Libations they are sure to have sourced from cultivated Indian groves, which protect the wild, freestanding Agarwood from being cut down. In Ayurveda, Agarwood oil was used for its cosmic-connecting scent, its calm-collective powers, and its ability to conjure receptive states ofbeing.

In ancient India, Agarwood Essential Oil was used to create incense, perfumes, and Ayurvedic pastes. Agarwood was also used to the benefit the skin. Alternately known as Oud, Oudh, Agar, and Aloeswood, Agarwood is mentioned throughout ancient religious texts. The Buddha stated that its scent was the scent of Nirvana (Heaven). The Prophet Mohammad also connected Agarwood with Heaven, predicting that those who entered Paradise would "glitter like the full moon" as they gathered around "aloes-wood" trees.

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