The Rikkoku Gomi translates to ‘Six Countries’ and ‘Five Tastes’ and are a Japanese classification system used for agarwood.
It is used to classify the origin and fragrance profile of the source material.
The Six Countries and Five Tastes of Agarwood
- Kyara – Bitter
- Rakoku – Spicy
- Manaka – Salty
- Manaban – Sweet
- Sumatora – Sour
- Sasora – Sour