Reduce anxiety and improve mood

Sometimes, people refer to Aquilaria leaves as agar wood leaves.Aquilaria leaves contain Terpenoids. Terpenoids are a class of natural products that are derived from isoprene, a five-carbon unit. Aquilaria trees produce Terpenoids as secondary metabolites.They have different activities, like helping the plant grow or protecting it from predators Terpenoids have been shown to haveanti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiparasitic activity. They are also known to be cytotoxic, which is used to make Cytotoxic drugs — also referred to as antineoplastics, are chemicals that kill cells or inhibit cell growth. These drugs are mainly used to treat cancer.Terpenoids have also been shown to haveantioxidant, neuroprotective, and immunomodulatory activity.Studies show terpenoids have anxiolytic effects in animal studies (Agatonovic-Kustrin, S., Kustrin, E., Gegechkori, V., Morton, D.W. (2020)). This means that they may help to reduce anxiety and improve mood. Terpenoids may also help to protect the brain from damage caused by stress.”Terpenoids have a wide range of applications in disease prevention and treatment, as well as displaying antimicrobial, antifungal, antiparasitic, antiviral, anti-allergenic, antispasmodic ,antihyperglycemic,, and immunomodulatory properties.” Thoppil, R. J., & Bishayee, A. (2011)