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.
It has digestive stimulant, anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, analgesic, muscle relaxant, anti-tubercular, antihistaminic and aphrodisiac actions.
Sweet and sour. Warming balanced nature.
Supports cardiovascular and nervous system.
Increases body heat and strength.
It relaxes smooth muscles, thus has anti-allergic 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.