ACACIA CHUNDRA

09.02.2020

Willd.

Synonym > A. sundra DC.

Family > Mimosaceae.

Habitat > Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh on dry and rocky soils.

English > Red Cutch.

Ayurvedic > Khadira (related sp.).

Siddha/Tamil > Katthakkaambu (heartwood extract).

Folk > Laal Khair.

Action > Uses similar to those of A. catechu heartwood extract.

The bark and leaves are used for ulcerated abscesses and toothache; wood for leucoderma.

EtOH (50%) extract—spermicidal and spasmolytic.

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