Babool

Babool

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1kg: 500.00

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Scientific or Botanical Name Acacia Nilotica
Common Names Arabic Gum Tree, Thorny acacia , Babul
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Description

Acacia Nilotica, also known as Acacia Arabica, gum arabic tree, Babul can be found in tropical and subtropical Africa and Asia. Acacia Nilotica is a tree of 5–20 m high. Babul tree is a drought tolerant tree but will tolerate only light frost. The crown is low and can be flatten. Acacia catechu leaves are shed around February and new leaves appear near the end of April or May. The flowers appear when the new leaves appear and flowering continues until July or August. Pods rapidly develop and are full-size by September or October. They ripen from November to early January.

Key Feature Expect 90 to 100 % Germination Rate

Mature Seeds collected from 20 – 30 years Old Mother Trees.

Uses
  • It is reported for In vitro antibacterial activity, antimicrobial and immuno modulatory activities.
  • Flavonoids, triterpenoids, alkaloids and phenolic are known to be bioactive anti diabetic principles present in Acacia Arabica.
  • Acacia Arabica is used in traditional Indian medicine to treat diabetes mellitus.
  • The hypoglycemic effect of aqueous extract and hydro alcoholic extract of Acacia arabica was investigated and proved scientifically.
  • Oral administration of aqueous extract of Acacia arabica bark to diabetic and normal rats resulted in significant reduction of blood glucose, cholesterol and triglycerides.
  • The aqueous extract of Acacia arabica was found to reduce blood glucose level to its normal level with in seven days.
  • Histological studies of the β-cells show its action on pancreas.
  • Phenolics present in Acacia arabica are found to be effective as anti-hyperglycemic agents.
  • The gum of Acacia arabica is described in the British pharmacopoeia as a source of useful medicaments.
  • Acacia arabica is a good antibacterial agent.
  • In a clinical trial report implies the presence of substances in Acacia gum which, compared with ordinary gum, primarily inhibit the early deposition of plaque.

 

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