Note: Chen Xiang or Aquilaria/Chinese eaglewood a species of plant in the Thymelaeaceae family is endemic to China and is currently threatened by habitat loss. However, we are able to fill large bulk orders for this herb. Typically, the quality sold on the herb market is quite poor, but we have been able to access decent quality for a higher price.
If you are interested in purchasing the highest quality of this herb, it is still available, but very expensive. Last time we purchased high quality it cost us over a thousand dollars per pound. For more info, please contact our office @ 510-451-0945.
Pinyin name: Chen Xiang
Aka: chen sui xiang
Source: Ming Yi Za Zhu
English name: aquilaria, Chinese eaglewood
Botanical name: aquilaria agallocha
Pharmaceutical name: lignum aquilariae resinatum
Properties: acrid, bitter, warm, aromatic
Channels entered: kidney, spleen, stomach
Chinese therapeutic actions: moves Chi, relieves pain, warms the middle jiao, relieves vomiting, warms the kidney, grasps Chi downwards
This herb is available by the pound in either raw or powdered form.