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Khadira (Acacia catechu) -Ayurvedic Herbs

March 23rd, 2007 | admin

Khadira (Acacia catechu) is used in Ayurveda to treat cough, sore throat etc. The wood extracts contain elements that have antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.

It is a perennial tree.

In Malayalam it is known as Karingali. Drinking water is boiled with dried karingali powder. It acts as an appetizer too.

Acacia catechu belongs to plant family mimosaceae.

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