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Scientific name of Eagle wood: Aquilaria agallocha
Name of English: Eagle wood in different languages:-
Hindi: Agar - अगर
Malayalam: Akil - അകിൽ, Akaraputha- അക്കരപ്പുത
Eagle Wood is a large evergreen tree growing up to 23 m height and 2.3 m in girth; stem is straight and often fluted; leaves are simple, alternate, 5.0-7.5 cm, thinly and shining; white-flowered, perianth persistent in fruit; seed are capsules shaped and sized in 0.8 cm long and 0.6 cm broad. Heartwood and extracted oils are used in the Ayurveda treatments in many skin disorders such as leprosy.
Useful plant parts:
Wood, Extracted oil
Alkaloids, anthroquinones, tannins, glycosides, saponins, fixed oils, tri-terpenoids, and fats.
To treat unhealed wounds, Leprosy, Skin diseases, used as s anti-venom, to treat eye and ear problems.
How to prepare medicines:
Black Eagle wood is commonly used to prepare many of Ayurveda medicines; oil of the wood is very effective to treatments of skin diseases and also used to treat eye diseases, ear diseases etc. The oil is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, leprosy, skin diseases asthma, cough, bronchitis.
|Rasa (Taste)||Katu, Tikta (Pungent, Bitter)|
|Guna (Physical Property )||Laghu, Ruksha, Tikshna (Light, Dry, Sharp)|
|Virya (Potency)||Ushna (Hot)|
|Vipaka (Metabolic Property)||Katu (Pungent)|
Eaglewood is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-