Agarwood is a well-known name that we’ve heard a lot about how rare and pricey it is. This is a traditional medicine that has sedative, pain-relieving, and soothing properties effects. So, what exactly is Agarwood and what does it bring to us? Let’s have a look at the next article to discover right now!

1. A precious product of nature

This is a particularly valuable natural gift. The ancient Vietnamese know how to exploit for use and exchange since the beginning of time.

It is commonly found in perennial Aquilaria crassna trees, according to agarwood planters’ experience (at least 30 years old or even more). These trees feature crooked trunks, uneven bark, and numerous tumors where black or brown ants can be found. Their leaves are usually light green or yellow.

The shape and dimensions of agarwood are unknown. Sometimes it’s wood, and other times its cylinders, usually 10cm long and 2-4cm wide, with knife-like incisions on both ends. It can resemble rotten wood at times, with black longitudinal lines.

2. Agarwood’s benefits
2.1. Chemical structure

Agarwood has been valued as a high-quality scent and taste enhancer since ancient times. Essential oils are extracted from them today for flavoring and aromatherapy. This scent derives from the bass’ essential oil composition.

2.2. Traditional medicine

Agarwood possesses fragrant, spicy, bitter, temperate (warm) characteristics, according to Oriental medicine, and is associated with the kidney, spleen, and taste meridians. Agarwood, in other words, aids the healthy functioning of the body’s blood and warms the inside.

This is frequently used in the treatment of chest discomfort, abdominal pain, hiccups, vomiting, asthma, urine retention, and other ailments.

2.3. The great effect has been scientifically verified

Agarwood extract has been shown in studies to protect nerve cells from toxins, chronic inflammatory processes, and extended stress. It has also been discovered to assist in the reduction of gastrointestinal spasms and the regulation of bowel movements.

The leaves of the Agarwood tree, in addition to being found in the Agarwood component, have been shown to have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, blood-sugar-lowering, and digestive motility-regulating properties.

3. Agarwood remedies can treat a variety of ailments.
3.1. Relieve nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain
  • 10g Agarwood, 10g Cinnamon, 8g Cardamom, 8h Hoang Lien, 10g Clove All of this is ground into powder.
  • Drink 1g about 3-4 times a day, with hot water each time.

3.2. Agarwood for Asthma 
  • Combine 1.5 agarwood with another good flavoring, grinding it into powder.
  • Drink before to bed.
3.3. Good for mental health
  • Ginseng, Omu, and Areca nut are mixed with agarwood. steeped in wine every 6g and drink

(*) Notice when using

Because agarwood has a warming effect, it should be used with caution by people who suffer from hot flashes. Pregnant women should not take this medication.

In general, Agarwood is a valuable natural flavor and Vietnamese specialty. It’s also a traditional remedy that can help with pain relief, relaxation, and body warming, among other things. 



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