Acacia Catechu

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Pioneer Herbal is manufacturer, supplier and wholesaler of ACACIA CATECHU DRY EXTRACTS also known as  KHADIR  and CUTCH TREE.

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ACACIA CATECHU DRY EXTRACT ( KHADIR )
PRODUCT CODE: NE/AC/003
DESCRIPTION BROWN COLOURED DRY POWDER
IDENTIFICATION TEST FOR PRESENCE OF TANNINS
SOLUBILITY
a) WATER
MIN 65%
PH 1% W/V SOLN. 3~7
ASH CONTENT MAX. 15%
LOSS ON DRYING MAX. 7%
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS
TANNIN CONTENT
MIN 20% MIN 30% MIN 40%
HEAVY METALS MAX 20 PPM
ARESENIC MAX 5 PPM
TOTAL PLATE COUNT MAX 1000 CFU/GM
TOTAL YEAST MOULD MAX 100 CFU/GM
E. COLI, SALMONELLA ABSENT
S. AEREUS ABSENT

Description : This tree is deciduous and has short hooked spines that reach up to the height of 9 to 12 meters. The leaves of this tress are bipinnately compounds with almost 50 pairs of leaflets which look like feathers. The bark of the tree is grayish brown in color that exfoliates into long and narrow strips. The flowers of the plant are pale yellow in color and have cylindrical spikes. The flattened and glabrous fruit of the plant have oblong pods. The sapwood of Acacia catechu is whitish yellow in color.

Acacia catechu (Leguminosae), commonly known as black catechu or cutch. Ayurveda recognizes the use of Acacia catechu heartwood (known as Khadira) in treating various conditions. Acacia catechu is highly valuable for its powerful astringent and antioxidant properties. Acacia catechu extract is derived from heartwood of the tree and is known to contain catechins, which have wide range of therapeutic actions

Catechu is an herb. The leaves, shoots, and wood are used to make medicine. The two types of catechu, black catechu and pale catechu, contain slightly different chemicals, but they are used for the same purposes and at the same dose.

Catechu is used for diarrhea, swelling of the nose and throat, dysentery, swelling of the colon (colitis), bleeding, indigestion, osteoarthritis, and cancer.

People apply catechu directly to the skin for skin diseases, hemorrhoids, and traumatic injuries; to stop bleeding; and for dressing wounds.

Catechu is included in mouthwashes and gargles used for gum disease (gingivitis), pain and swelling inside the mouth (stomatitis), sore throat, and mouth ulcers.

In foods and beverages, catechu is used as a flavoring agent.

Benefits and Uses :

  • Khadir flower paste is useful in mouth ulcers.
  • Decoction of khadir is useful in all types of skin diseases and chronic non healing ulcers.
  • When there is bleeding, use of decoction of bark gives relief.
  • In fistula decoction of khadira bark  and triphala with ghee and powder of vidanga gives result.
  • Use of  decoction of khadir is indicated in leucoderma . It is useful  both when applied  externally and taken  internally.
  • In case of elephantiasis use of decoction of heartwood of khadir with cow’s urine and honey is useful.
  •  Researches done on khadir confirms its hypoglycemic properties, prevents induced hepatitis.