III. Basic Information

Family Thymelaeaceae 
Genus Aquilaria 
Species agallocha 
Botanical Name Aquilaria agallocha Roxb.
Common Name Agarwood, Agar, Aloe, Aloeswood, Aquilaria Jinkoh (Japanese), Kyara (Japanese) Chen-Xiang (Chinese), Chim-Hyuang (Korean) 
Properties Acrid, bitter, warm, and aromatic 
Phytochemicals include Agarol, Agarofuran, Aarospirol, Aquillochin, 

Dihydroagarofuran, a-agarofuran, b-agarofuran, 3,4 

Dihydroxy, Nor-ketoagarfuran, Noroxoagarofuran, 

Oxo-nor-agarofuran, Benzylacetone, 

P-methozybenzylacetone, P-methoxycinnamic-acid.


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