Scent as medicine: Tibetan agar incense

Scent as medicine: Tibetan agar incense

In Tibet, incense is used as medicine. One of the most famous medicines, also available as incense, is agar. Agar is also known as agarwood, aloeswood, eaglewood; the distillate is oud — the prized ingredient in Arabic perfumes. There are different formulas, and as...