|Botanical Name||: Aquilaria agallocha|
|English Name||: Eagle Wood, Agar Wood, Aloe Wood|
|Tamil Name||: அகில் கட்டை – Akil kattai|
|Malayalam Name||: അകിൽ – Akil|
|Telugu Name||: ఆగారు – Agaru|
|Hindi Name||: अगर – Agar|
|Bengali Name||: Agar, Aguru, Agarkashtha, Agar Chandan|
|Gujarati Name||: Agar|
|Kannada Name||: Krishna Agaru|
|Marathi Name||: Agar, Agaru (अगरू)|
|Punjabi Name||: Ooda, ooda, pharsi|
|Urdu Name||: Ood|
Agaru is an evergreen plant. It is also known as ‘Oud’ and is commonly known as Aloe wood or Agarwood. It is a precious fragrant wood that is widely used in the perfume industry. This wood has a pungent odor, and it has a bitter taste.
The growing altitude of this tree is 1500 m above sea level. The native of this tree is Southern Asia. In India, this tree is widely growing in Arunachal Pradesh, East Himalaya, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur, Assam, and Tripura.
These resin-filled reefs are extracted from wood for a variety of personal reasons and medical uses. Agar Wood is the main ingredient in the manufacture of champagne or incense sticks used in houses, temples, and other holy places. Agar Wood is used in stimulants, perfumery, deobstruent, and cholagogue.
The height of the fully grown tree is 40 m, and the branches are spread up to 12 m. This tree has a smooth and thin trunk with smooth whitish bark. In Ayurveda, Agarwood is used as a perfume, stimulant, cholagogue, and deobstruent.
Agar Wood Health Benefits
Here are some of the Health Benefits of Agarwood mentioned in below:
- Agarwood powder is used to treat excessive thirst in fever.
- It is also used to treat vomiting.
- It helps to treat headaches.
- It is also used for cough.
- Used for indigestion and diarrhea.
- It helps to treat Low appetite.
- It is externally used for skin diseases.
- Akil Kattai is used to reduce its impact during acute fever.
- Akil Kattai is an excellent herbal remedy to treat throat-related diseases such as inflamed throat due to the Analgesic characteristics.
- Agarwood is effective in strengthening your important organs like the Heart and extends their functionality.
- Akil Kattai is very useful before and after childbirth.
Specific Benefits of AgarWood:
Work as anti-depressants: The leaves of the Agarwood have the anti-depressants property. The agarospirol of the leaves helps to reduce stress.
Helps to Weight loss: The leaves of this tree are also helping to burn the excess fat in the body, which helps to reduce the unwanted weight. An overweight person can consume tea made by the agarwood leaf that helps to lose body weight.
Bad Breath and Mouth odor: Gum disease and oral disorders are the main cause of bad breath. The Agarwood helps to reduce the bad breath and mouth odor.
Skin Disease: The extract from the Agarwood is helped to control the symptoms of skin diseases such as eczema. Applying the agarwood oil on the skin will help to reduce inflammation, bleeding, itchiness, blisters, and rough skin.
There are no side effects of using this product.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb powders.