Believed to emit a positive force field of its own that no other plants would grow around it, Raja kayu possesses mystical powers
and health benefits thus bearing the name King of all wood.
Stunningly dense with oil, this wood leaves no ashes when burnt, instead of bubbles and emits fragrance. Orang Asli believes it to be the
most powerful talisman to protect the bearer against evil spirits and spells cast in the jungle.
This tree is mysteriously found among specific type of black stone on hghlands.
Traditionally, this wood is normally reserved for crafting handle and sheath of the Kris in Peninsular Malaysia and also often crafted into ritual prayer necklace
and believed to possess anti-black magic.