Black Catechu / Accacia Catechu

The heart of the tree is collected and dried after felling.

Acacia is a useful remedy for arresting excessive mucous discharges and checking haemorrhages. It may be used as a douche for leucorrhoea or as a mouthwash or gargle for pharyngitis, laryngitis, gingivitis and stomatitis. Acacia has a very high tannin content and is therefore an excellent astringent for overcoming relaxation of the mucous membranes in general.

Externally, it can be applied in the form of a powder to boils, ulcers and cutaneous eruptions as well as to spongy gums.

Added by wikiherbia on Fri 29 Jun 2012 on 9:09 pm GMT

Updated by wikiherbia on Fri 29 Jun 2012 at 9:09 pm GMT