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.