Unique key ingredient in many perfumes due to the subtle fragrance with a pleasant wood based note and excellent fixative properties.
Highly valued ingredient with spiritual connotations. When burnt it produces white smoke and is seen as a symbol of wealth. Primary markets include China, India and SE Asia.
Mixture of nuts, seeds, herbs, spices and oils consumed as a mouth freshener incorporated for its fragrance, flavour and anti-microbial properties. Primary markets include China, India and SE Asia.
Spiritually important to Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists & Jainist (est. 38% world population).
Used in funeral pyres to show the social status of deceased.
Used in body moisturisers, face cream, sun screen, anti-aging, skin cleansers & soaps. Increasing concern with toxicity in cosmetics driving strong demand for natural ingredients.
Unique anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, antibacterial and healing properties are under study. As certified plantation timber becomes available we are seeing an increase in interest from the pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical sectors.