Aquilaria agallocha Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
agarwood aloeswood eaglewood Indian aloewood lign-aloes Malayan eaglewoodtree
Aquilaria agallocha

Medical use

Economic importance of Aquilaria agallocha

Materials esential oils fiber wod
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan ; India - Assam, West Bengal
    • Indo-China: Myanmar
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Kalimantan, Sumatra; Malaysia; Philippines; Singapore

Biological activities

Analgesic
Liriodenine found in Wood
Antibacterial
Liriodenine found in Wood
Antidermatophytic
Liriodenine found in Wood
Antipyretic
P-methoxy-cinnamic-acid found in Wood
Antitumor
Liriodenine found in Wood
Antitussive
Benzyl-acetone found in Wood Essent. Oil
Candidicide
Liriodenine found in Wood
Cytotoxic
Liriodenine found in Wood
Fungicide
Liriodenine found in Wood
P-methoxy-cinnamic-acid found in Wood
Hemolytic
P-methoxy-cinnamic-acid found in Wood
Hypoglycemic
P-methoxy-cinnamic-acid found in Wood
Pesticide
Liriodenine found in Wood
P-methoxy-cinnamic-acid found in Wood
Sedative
Liriodenine found in Wood
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Liriodenine found in Wood
Vasodilator
Liriodenine found in Wood

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
3,4-dihydroxy-dihydroagarofuran Plant
4-hydroxydihydroagarofuran Plant
Agarol Wood
Agarospirol Wood
Agarotetrol Wood
Alpha-agarofuran Wood
Aquillochin Plant
Benzyl-acetone Wood Essent. Oil
Beta-agarofuran Wood
Dihydroagarofuran Wood Essent. Oil
Dihydroxyagarofuran Wood
Gmelofuran Wood
Liriodenine Wood
Norketoagarofuran Wood
Noroxoagarofuran Wood
Oxo-nor-agarofuran Wood Essent. Oil
P-methoxy-cinnamic-acid Wood
P-methoxybenzylacetone Wood Essent. Oil
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]