Acacia Arabica

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ACACIA  ARABICA (Babul, Arabic Tree )
PRODUCT CODE: NE/AA/002
DESCRIPTION BROWN COLOURED POWDER, ASTRINGENT TASTE.
IDENTIFICATION PRESENCES OF TANNIN.
WATER EXTRACTIVE BY IP METHOD MIN 70% .
TANNINS BY USSRP X MIN 40% .
HERB EXTRACT RATIO 10:1.
LOSS ON DRYING MAX. 5% .

Description : The bark is dark either brownish or greyish with longitudinal cleavages. The branches are simple, spiked. Spikes are white, sharp and 0.5 to 2 inch long. There are two spikes below the petiole of the leaf. There is 10 to 12 pair of leaflets of 1/8 to 1/4 inch long. The uppermost and lowermost leaflets have small glands at the roots. Yellow flowers of 1/2 inch diameter are sweet and fragrant. Flowering occurs in August to September. It is 3 to 6 inch long, 1/2 inch wide. There are 8 to 12 seeds in the flat legume. The legume is constricted in between seeds. Fruition period is from January to April.

They are trees or shrubs, sometimes climbing, and are always armed. Younger plants, especially, are armed with spines which are modified stipules, situated near the leaf bases. Some are also armed with paired, recurved prickles. The leaves are alternate and bipinnately arranged, and their pinnae are usually opposite. The racemose inflorescences usually grow from the leaf axils. The yellow or creamy white flowers are produced in spherical heads, or seldom in elongate spikes, which is the general rule in the related genus Senegalia. The flowers are typically bisexual with numerous stamens, but unisexual flowers have been noted in A. nilotica. The calyx and corolla are usually 4 to 5-lobed. Glands are usually present on the rhachis and the upper side of the petiole. The seed pod may be straight, curved or curled, and either dehiscent or indehiscent.

Medicinal and Traditional Uses : Used in the treatment of diarrhea of ordinary intensity. The gum used either in decoction or in syrup, is an effective medicine for diarrhea. Bark is useful in the treatment of eczema. Chewing of fresh bark of babul tree daily, helps strengthen loose teeth and arrest any bleeding from the gums. Leaves of are effective in the treatment of conjunctivitis. Leaves of babul are also beneficial in treating epiphora (Watering of the eyes). A decoction of the babul bark, mixed with rock salt, should be used as a gargle in treating tonsillitis

Babul (Acacia Arabica) is a medicinal tree which is found throughout dried & Sandy parts of India. It use as Datun for teeth cleaning is well known. Regular use of Babul Datun strengthens gums, teeth & Reduces plaque accumulation & gingival inflammation. The other parts of Babul tree used for medicinal purpose are  bark, gums, leaves, seeds & pods.