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.