Why Agarwood Is So Expensive | So Expensive

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For thousands of years, agarwood has been known as "The Wood of the Gods." First-grade agarwood can cost as much as $100,000 per kilogram, making it one of the most expensive raw materials in the world. Aquilaria malaccensis is a tree native to the rainforests of southeast Asia. The healthy heartwood inside Aquilaria trees is pale, odorless, and worthless. In order for this tree to produce any agarwood, it must first become infected with mold. So how does this infection process work? What is agarwood used for? And what makes it so valuable?
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Why Agarwood Is So Expensive | So Expensive

  • I guess i better stock up on my agarwood

    Matthew PridemoreMatthew PridemorePrieš 5 val
  • We sell agarwood & oud oil.. Check out our ig: @amanahoud.id

    Gaga AfisenaGaga AfisenaPrieš 8 val
  • It's better to inhale oxygen rather than inhale anything else. Someday people will know that trees are more important than money.

    lmr Pdrlmr PdrPrieš 8 val
  • If this tree dies humans will find another way to recreat its smell

    land frosterland frosterPrieš 10 val
  • 3:52 How Irony? "It's all gone. People exploited it all". Aren't you are the part of so called "PEOPLE" who are STILL exploiting the Agarwood? You enter the forest for up to 20days and return empty handed. I do feel Agarwood are silently disguise themselves so that you are so called "EXPERIENCE AGARWOOD HUNTER" is proven still far less experience compare to Mother Nature. PLEASE STOP the exploitation and stop force harm the Agarwood to produce the "valuable wood". Let the Nature continue do it wonders. 🙏

    Faramir TookFaramir TookPrieš 12 val
  • Someone should invent a way to transmit smell through a device so we can smell it

    Nezka IDNezka IDPrieš 17 val
  • Gaharu isn't ?

    Sahabat 4GSahabat 4GPrieš dieną
  • Stupidity level 💯. Spend on other things which saves Earth may put your own solar plant. Agar wood sucks

  • We call it *GAHARU*

    The Random Guys {LarY}The Random Guys {LarY}Prieš dieną
  • the answer to every BI "why so expensive" video: artificial/inflated scarcity

    bongoowongoobongoowongooPrieš dieną
  • Agarwood scent is heavenly.

    Göthan GötayGöthan GötayPrieš dieną
  • Poor trees.

    dynodishdynodishPrieš dieną
  • My only question is why he says it "5-3 hours" when the subtitles says "3-5 hours." It vexes me so.

    Kevin LeKevin LePrieš dieną
  • why do they not just plant saplings from the trees they cut down like proper loggers? in-order to maintain that resource?

    Rohn CarverRohn CarverPrieš dieną
    • It’s not just the plant, it’s the fungus’s coexistence , well more so destructive existence, that makes the wood special , it’s a reaction to it. They could plants all the trees possible and it wouldn’t make the wood like it’s supposed to be.

      Cody HarbuckCody HarbuckPrieš dieną
  • “Agar agar make me live for 1000 years” Oh my god I’m so cringey

    •MimiLe••MimiLe•Prieš 2 dienas
  • Agarwood plants available with me in South India (AP Tamilnadu Karnataka). If you want to know about plantation & market ping me on 9502577371

    vamsi Chowvamsi ChowPrieš 2 dienas
  • So this is where "agarbati" word comes from

    Himanshu .Himanshu .Prieš 2 dienas
  • not knowing agarwood but still watches this

    Maki DesuwaMaki DesuwaPrieš 2 dienas
  • But they can cultivate the tree instead of going to forests n disturbing things there

    Sandeep sSandeep sPrieš 2 dienas
  • I got a different kind of wood, but it doesn't smell very good unless I shower.

    Jackson FeverJackson FeverPrieš 2 dienas
  • 0:42 It's official I'm This Tree.

    ECo PHDECo PHDPrieš 2 dienas
  • Awsome and informative

    Stacy seale music and newsStacy seale music and newsPrieš 2 dienas
  • How do I go about getting saplings

    Stacy seale music and newsStacy seale music and newsPrieš 2 dienas
  • Only Arab people use it 😂

    Omar AlfalasiOmar AlfalasiPrieš 2 dienas
    • Indian people use it as well.

      Göthan GötayGöthan GötayPrieš dieną
  • In Indonesia agarwood is Gaharu

    PGIGPGIGPrieš 3 dienas
  • Well basically it produce plastic

    Le SpaceKidLe SpaceKidPrieš 3 dienas
  • Humans are disgusting including me but I still love them

    Joaquin Laurence RabeJoaquin Laurence RabePrieš 3 dienas
  • This man's smile was so greedy... it's all business for him.... i hate people like these

    saurabh yadavsaurabh yadavPrieš 3 dienas
  • Finally found the real money tree.

    Un-anonymousUn-anonymousPrieš 3 dienas
  • I actually know what he is saying!

    dvxAznxvbdvxAznxvbPrieš 3 dienas
  • Oh thats why here in PAKISTAN Agarsticks are common in religious sites

    Shazia MemonShazia MemonPrieš 3 dienas
  • After vietnam war, those trees have bullet holds and mold started to grow.

    MR. POPOMR. POPOPrieš 3 dienas
  • This guy definitely smells like a million bucks

    Mr JamesMr JamesPrieš 4 dienas
  • Meh, it's worthless in minecraft

    FabioJo40FabioJo40Prieš 4 dienas
  • i have

    Amear GleAmear GlePrieš 4 dienas
  • Oh this is what odh is made from. its the best smell ever.

    Kay ÈmKay ÈmPrieš 4 dienas
  • Woodent you know.

    Lorenzo CarmagnolaLorenzo CarmagnolaPrieš 4 dienas
  • agarbatti

    jyoti vermajyoti vermaPrieš 4 dienas
  • In nepal u can use this wood for free lol .

    A Google user GbsA Google user GbsPrieš 4 dienas
  • klon też ładnie pachnie polecam

    Ziziuś;3Ziziuś;3Prieš 4 dienas
  • How Human created money is a mystery and money created all of this nasty nonsense and gave them terrifying prices like $100k for just 1 liter ?!! This means 100k meals for 100k children in slum communities. And those Hollywood celebrities and singers who buy all of the above crap,makes TV 📺 Shows,in which they film those stories & get emotional 😭 and then makes song albums often screaming about helping those helpless impoverished people. And then we all buy their song albums and they get more millions which they spend on high drugs then get destroyed by it.End of story. Our high society is full of shit.Someday we will definitely drive ourselves with greed into total extinction and from then peace,freedom and harmony will prevail on earth without the dangerous humans.

    Ahmed ThasleemAhmed ThasleemPrieš 4 dienas
  • Here in 🇵🇭 lots of agarwood shipped illegally

    John WeakJohn WeakPrieš 4 dienas
  • Rich people: this is the most expensive type of tree. Country people, and hunters:"well, I see those everyday, when ever I go huntin' or in my creek in my backyard"

    Huner OverbyHuner OverbyPrieš 4 dienas
    • Huh

      TrumpatierTrumpatierPrieš 4 dienas
  • Mặc dù có nói tiếng việt nhưng lại không có phụ đề tiếng việt

    Trường Giang HoàngTrường Giang HoàngPrieš 5 dienų
  • I have some of it here in my place.

    Reynald TanReynald TanPrieš 5 dienų
  • I Love oud

    Murad AlharbiMurad AlharbiPrieš 5 dienų
  • Plant a lot more

    Jason With TeslasJason With TeslasPrieš 5 dienų
  • That language is annoying to hear ! God damn

    SnakeSnakePrieš 5 dienų
  • Oh thats expensive? We have here in the Philippines in province we used that when cooking because its like a wood that have a kerosene we get that from the river drifted from the mountains

    pussy kat meowpussy kat meowPrieš 5 dienų
  • So that's where Agarbati comes from!

    Sherry MathewsSherry MathewsPrieš 5 dienų
  • My country they are like commonly found all around the place

    Aryan ThapaAryan ThapaPrieš 5 dienų
  • This wood will be extinct in the upcoming year, because of us humans just for our own satisfaction

    Emman BugsocanEmman BugsocanPrieš 5 dienų
  • People are stupid and will pay ridiculous prices for the dumbest things

    Joshua MedinaJoshua MedinaPrieš 5 dienų
  • Come to Assam,north east of India.You would find lot of naturally grown and infected agarwood in that state.People sell them at thousand times lesser cost than you mentioned whether u believe it or not because they don't know the true value of this product.

    pallab gogoipallab gogoiPrieš 6 dienų
  • Why not plant more of these trees?

  • In order to make money you need to sacrifice it “I use the money to destroy the money

    7E_27_Saint7E_27_SaintPrieš 6 dienų
  • Kayu gaharu ,,,😶

    Insafkarena TuhanberkehendakInsafkarena TuhanberkehendakPrieš 6 dienų
  • These smell like toothpaste(Colgate)

    Xa LianXa LianPrieš 6 dienų
  • Poor tree just leave them alone

    Pinkgie VicPinkgie VicPrieš 6 dienų
  • Get outta here with you're mouldy wood.

    Antz RockAntz RockPrieš 6 dienų
  • I think...we have one in our front yard lol

    soushi :/soushi :/Prieš 6 dienų

    D Caldwell777D Caldwell777Prieš 6 dienų
  • Oud is actually really great and the smell of it is amazing.

    U SuckU SuckPrieš 6 dienų
  • Philippines anyone?

    S h i r oS h i r oPrieš 7 dienų
  • You guys didn't mention Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a leading country in producing agar wood

  • Which man man pandemic will the Chinese invent next?...

    Vincent JamesVincent JamesPrieš 7 dienų
  • Poor tree ..farewell earth 😇

    batowskibatowskiPrieš 7 dienų
  • That’s a new probiotic tablet or gummy supplement additive otc. I’m scared to try during the pandemic but I see it. Interesting 😷

    Alicia SeecharanAlicia SeecharanPrieš 7 dienų
  • That dude had a shit load of Botox

    Schäfer G.Schäfer G.Prieš 7 dienų
  • That's crazy!!!!!

    Nate CagleNate CaglePrieš 7 dienų
  • It's time to get rich 😎

    Moinul HossainMoinul HossainPrieš 7 dienų
  • Sorry couldn't wait for advert to finish so I'm off

    Paul DaltonPaul DaltonPrieš 7 dienų
  • If somebody want to buy agarwood then you can contact me

    A MegamA MegamPrieš 7 dienų
  • I have so many agarwood in my place and in my own home but who will buy it ... Please help me to sale it

    A MegamA MegamPrieš 7 dienų
  • The narrator's voice is so soothing... I was having a stressful day but when I watched this video I felt much better

    K MadofficialK MadofficialPrieš 7 dienų
  • Ngl sounds like drugs

    Jenalyn TolentinoJenalyn TolentinoPrieš 8 dienų
  • In indonesia, we called "gaharu/agarwood"

    Eco LifestyleEco LifestylePrieš 8 dienų
  • Yeah, rich people like to drink water made from a cats poo.

    45yscj45yscjPrieš 8 dienų
    • You talking about that coffee

      The Jerma985The Jerma985Prieš 6 dienų
  • People suck.

    mo8ius designmo8ius designPrieš 8 dienų
  • Lol if my meat was as expensive as that I bet I'll be IN DANGER too.

    Kenyon MilanKenyon MilanPrieš 8 dienų
    • Is it infected

      ScreéchingM00NScreéchingM00NPrieš dieną
  • We got a small sample of essential oil from this wood and it smells like bandaids.

    Woodland CreatureWoodland CreaturePrieš 8 dienų
  • That's nice and all but please don't make this tree extinct

    Coolguyx14Coolguyx14Prieš 8 dienų
  • How about cultivate more? aren't those dummies only chop but didn't know how to growth?

    pful slopful sloPrieš 8 dienų
  • What’s the traits of this wood. Is it dense? Is it hard, is it splintery? Or is it just the smell and that’s all it’s valued for?

    Philip SeitzPhilip SeitzPrieš 8 dienų
    • Only the smell then gotcha

      Philip SeitzPhilip SeitzPrieš 6 dienų
    • The infected part of its heartwood is precious... It contains oil which leaves a hard coffee type bitter smell while burning, its very lovable ❤

      Safeer AtharwalaSafeer AtharwalaPrieš 7 dienų
  • It’s valuable because some people are just dumb enough to pay that much

    Long TaLLLong TaLLPrieš 8 dienų
  • poor people's monopoly: cut down all the trees and blame it on the poachers victimizing yourself to look like a tradition saving hero, kill your partner while looking for the tree and blame it on the rain and mountain lions, and look brave and devoted... Media is a powerful weapon.

    sersys1sersys1Prieš 8 dienų
  • No respect for Mother Nature!!!!

    Anfibious TvAnfibious TvPrieš 9 dienų
  • Back when I was your age, we all died in the woods. Uphill both ways.

    Pig BenisPig BenisPrieš 9 dienų
  • No comment, I'll be banned.

    John James McCartneyJohn James McCartneyPrieš 9 dienų
  • Imagine selling a kilo of wood in a pawnshop rather than gold. Good luck.

    GM PerezGM PerezPrieš 9 dienų
    • not everybody lives in the ghetto homie

      sersys1sersys1Prieš 8 dienų
  • In PH were using it light up charcoals when we're trying to grill something. I didn't know it's expensive

    Charles OKCharles OKPrieš 9 dienų
    • @KeAus Chaos Philippines

      Charles OKCharles OKPrieš 9 dienų
    • Where's "PH"?

      KeAus ChaosKeAus ChaosPrieš 9 dienų
  • *Mold tree*

    The PlayerThe PlayerPrieš 9 dienų
  • I will buy some and then sell it years later for more money.

    Sandeep JaswalSandeep JaswalPrieš 9 dienų
  • In India , We Made AgarBattis & Attirs . In Bengali Language, it is Called Dhupkathi & the powder is called Dhupgura... Actually it is CALLED Dhup... ❤from Dalu, Meghalaya, India🇮🇳

    Subhan SarkarSubhan SarkarPrieš 9 dienų
  • Smells like a barn but somebody once made it cool so now people think it smells good.

    Clap ForboobiesClap ForboobiesPrieš 9 dienų
  • Because someone think it is expansive lol and Jack up the price . But poor farmer didn't get much from it. Only middle man get the most

    dest wongdest wongPrieš 9 dienų
  • Don't forget to plant trees after

    Jeeb TVJeeb TVPrieš 9 dienų
  • Being Vietnamese myself, I find this tree FASCINATING!! lol

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________________Prieš 9 dienų
  • Worth correcting that the highest grades of agarwood now trade for the equivalent of $1,000,000 per Kg!

    digitalis909digitalis909Prieš 9 dienų
    • That's wonderful!

      Göthan GötayGöthan GötayPrieš dieną
  • They really smell good honestly

    omaiwa hentai!!!omaiwa hentai!!!Prieš 9 dienų