Hindi: Agar – अगर
Malayalam: Akil – അകിൽ, Akaraputha- അക്കരപ്പുത
Eagle Wood is a large evergreen tree growing up to 23 m in 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 Ayurveda treatments for 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, and 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 Ayurveda medicines; the oil of the wood is very effective in treatment of skin diseases and is also used to treat eye diseases, ear diseases, etc. The oil is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, leprosy, skin diseases asthma, cough, and 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)|
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