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Latin Names: Acacia Arabica / Acacia nilotica

English Name: Indian Gum-Arabic Tree

Sanskrit / Indian Name: Babbula, Babool, Babul


Cure for: The bark from the branches yield 7-12 per cent tannin and is used for asthma, bronchitis, diabetes, dysentery, diarrhea and skin diseases. The stem is used as a toothbrush and the gum for burns. The leaves are useful for eye complaints, headache, throat infection, urinary problems and gonorrhea.

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