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Agarwood, Eaglewood

Lat. Aquillaria agallocha

Tibet. Agaru


Botanical Name Aquillaria agallocha
English name Agarwood, Eaglewood
Tibetan Name Agaru
Family Thymelaeaceae
Parts Used Wood
Description An evergreen tree up to 23m high, leaves up to 9cm long, small greenish flowers, important and precious source of aromatic wood and resin, grows in lower East Himalayan forests, in Bengal, Assam and Burma. Agarwood is most expensive wood and used for a medicines and cosmetic products.
Active Compounds
Medicinal Properties It has digestive stimulant, anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, analgesic, muscle relaxant, antitubercular, antihistaminic and aphrodisiac actions
Taste and properties Sweet and sour; warming balanced nature.
Uses Supports cardiovascular and nervous system. Increases body heat and strength. It relaxes smooth muscles, thus has antiallergic properties. Supports lungs, heart and kidneys. Agarwood increases appetite by acting on gastric juices and liver functions. It helps in abdominal distension and helps releasing wind from the intestines. Thus, it also reduces abdominal pain and cramps that occur due to excess gas in the alimentary canal.
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