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Herb Description

Hindi Name:Khair
Sanskrit Name:Khadira, Raktasaar, Dantadhaavan
Common Name:Cutch Tree
Latin Name:Acacia Catechu Willd

Medicinal Properties:Bark, Heart wood and Khadir saar (Extract of the tree) in various Ayurvedic medicines. Cutch tree finds its major application in the treatment of skin and respiratory troubles particularly, of allergic origin type. It is used as a main ingredient for dental and oral hygiene products. It is also effective for treatment for bleeding injuries as styptic agent due to its astringent properties. In Ayurveda it is used in formulations for skin diseases, obesity, spleen enlargement, indigestion, vaginal discharge, tonsillitis, sore throat, dental care and chronic cough

Effect on Dosha:Pacifies Kapha and Pitta
Main Classical Uses:Khadiradi vati, Khadirarishta, Khadiradi kwath, Khadirashtaka,
Reference:Dravyaguna Vigyan, By- Prof. Priyavrat Sharma, Chaukhambha Bharti Academy, Varanasi. INDIA.

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