"Shaile shaile na maanikyam mautikam na gaje gaje Saadhawona hi sarvatra chandanam na vane vane"
Sandalwood Plantations(Wooden Gold)
Sandalwood Plantations(Wooden Gold)
Sandalwood plays an important role in the religious life of Indians and quoted in the Indian literature for more than two thousand years, and etymologically it is derived from Sanskrit, चन्दनंchandanam or Chandan. The botanical name of the Sandalwood is Santalum Album, and the woods are heavy in size, yellow in colour, and fine-grained. Unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades; sandalwoods are medium-sized hem parasitic tree. Sandalwood is immensely valuable and native to Southern India.
Amongst several countries in the world, only India, Indonesia, Australia, New Caledonia, Fiji Islands, Philippines, Srilanka, and Malaysia has a suitable climate conditions for cultivation of sandal trees. Due to limited cultivation, fragrance and medicinal values, sandalwood has a huge demand in the global market, and Sandalwood plantations constitute a highly lucrative business. The Indian Sandalwood has retained its dominance over other sources because of its quality, and commands high prices for its essential oil. Globally, the sandalwood supplies are not able to match its rising demand.
The sandalwood plant is widely cultivated and long lived, although harvest is only viable after many years. Santalum Album is the primary source of sandal wood, the central part of the sandal tree, the heartwood or sandalwood and the derived oil, is the only part of the tree, used for its fragrance. Due to the high value of sandalwood, it has led to several attempts of cultivation, increasing the distribution range of the plant. The ISO Standard for the accepted characteristics of this essential oil is ISO 3518:2002. The height of the sandalwood tree is between 4 and 9 meters, and lives up to one hundred years of age. Harvest of the tree involves several curing and processing stages, also adding to the commercial value. These wood and oil have high demand and is an important trade item in India.
In India, sandalwood is used for a variety of reasons: Making idols of gods and goddesses, furniture, medicine and religious purposes. Traditionally, the sandalwood was sourced from forests under strict government supervision and control. With large scale chopping of sandalwood trees, and rising instances of illegal trade in sandalwood, the rising demand for sandalwood imports from other nations, the government had to change its sandalwood policy, allowing the private landowners to grow the sandalwood tress on their lands, as per a government of India liberalized policy in 2001. Sandalwood is a premium wood due to the following factors:
• Sandalwood is basically used for extraction of an essential oil (sandal oil) & as a source of wood for carving.
• Globally, India and Indonesia are the two major producers and exporters of sandalwood. The United States and France are the two largest importers of sandalwood.
• India accounts for some 90% of sandal oil production in the world
• Sandalwood trees tend to grow very slowly, gradually developing a core of heartwood.
• Flowering in 4-5 years signals the formation of heartwood
• Sandalwood trees that are of 12-15 years produce higher heart wood yield anywhere between 20 and 40 kilos with higher rate of returns assured.
• The environment has an effect on the quality of the wood and oil. Much of the sandalwood is obtained from natural forests; small quantities are also obtained from plantations and trees growing in private fields.
• Harvested wood is cut into billets and transported.
• The sapwood is used for carving. Sandalwood is much prized as a wood. In India, the sapwood is used for wood turning, particularly toy making.
Sandalwood Property Management
• Our company takes the complete responsibility of cultivation, curing & processing of the whole project (Property Management) for 15 years.
• The harvesting period of the Sandalwood plants is 12-15 years.
• The income from the harvested Sandalwood is in a proportion of 50: 50 between the company and the customer.
• During harvesting period, a Sandalwood tree could produce around 40-50kg of heartwood.
• The present market value of Sandalwood is Rs.25,000 per kg
• As per market strategies, Investors can avail 10 to 15 times profit in just 12 to 15 years from the date of investment, without selling the plot..
• Famous for its medicinal properties.
• Used by many cosmetic and perfume companies.
• Great demand in the international market
• Needs minimal maintenance
• Long-term wealth creation
• On the plantation, your share of income will be paid, while you retain your plot.
• The Sale / Purchase price may be different for each investor (depending on time or the phase), but all the investors are treated equally, on per-share basis for income distribution.
• During the lease period, it costs you nothing either for cultivation or for curing.
• Income (not profit) is shared 50:50 between the management and the investors.
• For plantation, highest quality seeds and saplings are sourced from in-house nurseries.
• Promoting new revenue sources through inter-cropping cash crops.
• Using trained man-power, and taking care of all manpower issues such as availability, skill enhancements, cost and consistency, knowledge upgrades and optimum utilization.
• Utilizing our own state-of-art farming equipment, we ensure prompt and timely farming activities
• Leveraging on the support of reliable logistics and transport companies for on-time deliveries.
• Winning the appreciation of patrons and customers by demonstrated professionalism and business acumen.
• Each year, the management conducts B2B and B2C events.
• Roads with 60, 40 and 33 Wide with ostentatious entrance arch.
• Spot Registrations with clear Tittle.
• Compound Boundary Wall to the entire Layout with Solar fencing.
• Drip-Irrigation System with Electricity and Solar Power.
• Indoor games and Outdoor games.
• Sandalwood Plantations.
• Qualified and Professional Agro-field staff.
• 80% of greenery with Herbal & Ayurveda Plantation
• Life Time membership for 5 members @ Chandan Valley Club House
• Every year, there is a complimentary stay offer for one night and two at our OUD RESORTS
• The customers of the Chandan valley are eligible to become members in OUD RESORTS(Athidivanam) a club house, for life time. The members would be given2 days & 1 night complimentary stay in a year.
Agarwood (Wood of GODs)
The most precious plant that turns a commoner into a Billionaire
Agar incense scattering perfumes is a mark of purity! Agar is a mesmerizing perfume that shows the way of salvation to the devotee, who worships God! The fragrant Agarwood we use from past to the present day derives from the ‘Agarwood’ tree, also known by its scientific name ‘Aquilaria malaccensis’! Aquilaria could also be a genus of fifteen species of trees, called aligns aloes or lign-aloes trees, within the Thymelaeaceae, native to Southeast - Asia. The genus is best known, alongside Gyrinops, because the principal producer of the resin-suffused Agarwood used in aromatic incense production, especially Aquilaria malaccensis. Agarwood trees, which are used as vitals within the cleanliness of our surroundings and in our health care, are a rare plant species which can turn the commoner into a millionaire!
The Agarwood tree grows to a height of 21 meters and girth of about 1.5 to 2.4 meters. The stem is nearly straight and fluted. Agar plant prefers high humid, subtropical climate with rainfall 1800-3500 mm once a year. It grows from water level up to 500 meters altitudes and requires lots of sunshine. It prefers well-drained deep sandy loam to loam rich in organic matter but can grow in marginal soils and also in shallow soils over rocky beds with cracks and crevices. It grows well in hill slopes and forest environment. The Agar growing areas show that it prefers acidic soil reaction. The mycorrhiza and other beneficial fungi which seem to be liable for oil formation within the Agar tree, being soil-borne, require acid soil for its growth.
When the Agar tree is infected by certain fungi in its heartwood, the tree responds to the present attack by releasing a kind of resin to defend itself. This resin inside the tree gives rise to the formation of resinous heartwood, known as oud or Agarwood. It continues to be used in India, China, Japan and other Asian countries for hundreds of years as incense burnt in their homes, in royal palaces, at places of worship, all the auspicious and inauspicious occasions.
Resin is analogous to gluten and pulp and an integral part in Agarwood. Within the center of the trunk, the resin is produced and black in colour. The upper part of the tree is white or dark brown. The more darky the black, it is superior in quality.
The tree grown for over 8-10 years is cut, and the resinous wood known as Agarwood formed in the heartwood of the tree is removed meticulously in a special manner. The Agar or oud oil oozes from the resin. Depending on the quality of the resin, it is priced between Rs.1 lakh to 5 lakhs per 1kg. From 70kgs of Agarwood 20ml of Agar oil or oud oil is extracted. The global prices of Agar oil or oud oil are priced between Rs.40 – 80 lakhs
Oud oil, distilled from oud, has been used as a perfume, in its pure raw form. Oud oil is mystical, tantalising, alluring and intoxicating, so diverse and sophisticated that words fail to capture its continuously evolving aroma. It’s one of the oldest materials used in perfumery and considered to be one among the most expensive perfumery raw materials. Oud oil has also been used as a medicine for therapeutic benefits by Chinese, Indians and Arabs for hundreds of years.
Agarwood Breeding – Specialties.
• Agarwood trees are harvested between 8 - 10 years.
• The Agar tree grows to a height of 21 meters and girth of about 1.5 to 2.4 meters.
• Every part of the harvested tree shreds its seeds.
• Apart from leaves, bark, twigs and roots, 5 kg of hardwood is often obtained.
• Heartwood market value is Rs. 2 to 5 lakhs per Kg, and its oil a liter is priced around Rs.5 to 6 lakhs within the native market and in global markets, at Rs.40-80 lakhs.
• Every part of Agarwood is used with the manufacture of medicines.
• Heartwood and Agarwood oil is used in medicines.
• Tea powder made up of the leaves and roots of Agarwood tree is consumed. This not only solves gastrointestinal problems, and provides a refreshing energy to the body.
• Agarwood oil is used even in cosmetics, and in the manufacture of perfumes.
• Agarvatus made up of the bark and branches are used during worship and the surroundings are filled with fragrance and raise a feeling of purity.
• Demand for the Agarwood is more than gold.
• In Arab nations, Agarwood oil is used in Perfumes.
Agarwood – Heartwood
• 5 kg of heartwood is obtained from an Agarwood tree.
• A kg of heartwood is Rs.1 lakh - 5 lakhs.
• 20 ml of oil is obtained from 70 kgs of heartwood.
• A liter of Agar oil is priced at Rs.40 lakh - 80 lakh in the global markets.
Agar tea from leaves
• The leaves of the Agarwood tree are used as Agar tea.
• Agar tea solves gastrointestinal problems, and provides a refreshing energy to the body.
• Reduces body fat percentage, and obesity (overweight).
• Regulates blood circulation.
• Provides healthiness, vitality and vitality to the nerves.
• Controls diabetes, and regulates the digestive system.
• Provides physical and mental state.
Agar oil in pharmaceuticals
• Agarwood oil is widely utilized within the treatment of asthma, stomach ache, skin diseases, arthritis, jaundice, nerve weakness, stress, depression, kidney problems, and carcinoma.
• Agarbattii, making sticks.
• Agarwoods are made from the bark and branches of these trees.
• It is customary to use them during worship.
• Due to the consumption of Agarwood the whole environment are calm and pure.
• Soaps are made with Agarwood oil and pulp.
High popularity in Arab countries
• Agarwood oil is in high demand within the Arab world.
• Agarwood oil is that the most staple within the perfumes made here!
• Agarwood is smoked within the homes of the rich.
Agarwood oil for health
• Agarwood oil is widely used in the manufacture of spices and pharmaceuticals.
• Perfumes made with Agar oil detoxify our body, which makes the environment fragrant.
• Aromatic oil perfume calms the mind, thereby relieving mental illnesses like stress and fatigue. Facial creams made with agar oil provide acne relief and facial whitening.
• Perfumes made with agar oil are in high demand in the global markets.
• Agarwood oil is used by reputed perfume companies.
Other health Benefits of Agarwood
Agarwood in its various forms; oil, wood, powder, plant etc. has been in use for several health benefits and treatment of varied illness. For thousands of years, Agarwood has been used for medicinal purposes and continues to be utilized in Ayurveda, Listed down here are a number of its amazing benefits and uses.
• Used as Ointment: Agarwood mixed with copra oil as an ointment. Agarwood oil is applied for treating as an ointment for various skin diseases.
• Rheumatism: Agarwood oil is applied as a boiled concoction to treat rheumatism and other body pain
• Jaundice: Often-discarded uninfected wood is employed to treat jaundice and body pains.
• Smallpox and Abdominal Pain: Agarwood is used as an ointment for smallpox, and various abdominal complaints.
• Pleurisy: Its use for the treatment of pleurisy is referenced within the Ayurveda medicinal text the Susruta Samhita.
• Nervous System Disorders: When used in aromatherapy, Agarwood oil may help to treat anxiety, stress, depression and other systema nervous disorders.
• Liver and Kidney:Agarwood oil is employed to treat cirrhosis of the liver and kidney problems.
• Lung and Stomach Tumours:Agarwood oil is employed in the treatment of lung and stomach tumours.
• The Indian Council of medical research summarizes the properties of agarwood as stimulant, antiasthmatic, and carminative, a tonic, aphrodisiac and astringent. It’s used in diarrhea, dysentery, gout, rheumatism and paralysis.
• The Crop watch Organization acknowledged merits of Agarwood in Asian medical praxis as “warming,” “to relieve stuck energy particularly within the digestive and respiratory systems,” “to alleviate pain,” and “balancing effects” on “nervous and emotional disorders.”
• In Middle East and Bangladesh, Agarwood is prescribed as a stimulant, cardiac tonic and as carminative.
• In China and Japan, Agarwood is employed as a standard sedative, analgesic and digestive medicine.
• The water portion obtained as distillate after separating the oud oil during distillation process is applied as an efficient stimulant and tonic for the treatment of mental disturbance and malnutrition
• The oud oil is applied to treat illness during and after childbirth; to alleviate spasms especially within the digestive and respiratory systems, abdominal pain, asthma, cancer (used as a general tonic), colic, chest congestion, diarrhea, hiccups, nausea, nerves and treatment of regurgitation. Agarwood is additionally prescribed for dropsy, as a carminative, a stimulant, for heart palpitations, and as a tonic taken particularly during pregnancy, after childbirth and for diseases of female genital organs
• The cultivation of Agarwood Plantation is under the supervision of experts within the premises of Chandan Valley; we've undertaken the cultivation of rare sandalwood trees also as rare Agarwood trees.
Agarwood Property Management
• Our company takes the complete responsibility of cultivation, curing and processing of the whole project (Property Management) for 12 years.
• The harvesting period of the Agarwood starts from 9th year onwards.
• The yield income from the harvest is shared proportionately on 50%:50% basis.
• During harvesting period, an Agarwood tree produces a yield of 5 kgs of heartwood
• The present market value of Agarwood per 1 kg is Rs.1 lakhs to 5 lakhs
• As per market strategies, Investors can avail 10 to 15 times profit in just 12 to 15 years from the date of investment, without selling the plot.
Seven-Step security cover
• Compound Wall: 6 feet height Compound Wall for entire farm
• Solar Fencing: 3 feet Solar Fencing above the Compound Wall with Alarm Signal
• Hunting Dogs: Monitoring 24/7 with trained Hunting Dogs
• Watch Towers: 4 sides Watch Towers with Armed Guards and Focus Lights
• CCTV: CCTV Footage (Recording 24/7) with Day & Night mode
• Drone Camera: Monitoring and recording by Drone Camera
• Microchip Technology: Microchip with GPS monitoring will be inserted in each tree
It is a divine sight that this rare Agarwood and Sandalwood plants, which grows only in few counties within the South Asia, includes some parts of India! It’s no exaggeration to say that the Agarwood trees, which are being specially developed alongside the Sandalwood trees under the supervision of experts in our Chandan Valley premises, are getting to toss off rain of fortune on our customers!
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