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Mimosa Acacia Bark Powder
Mimosa Acacia Bark Powder

Mimosa Acacia Bark Powder

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Vachellia nilotica, more commonly known as Acacia nilotica, and by the vernacular names of gum arabic tree, babul,[6] thorn mimosa, Egyptian acacia or thorny acacia, is a flowering tree in the family Fabaceae. It is native to Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. It is also considered a 'weed of national significance' and an invasive species of concern in Australia, as well as a noxious weed by the federal government of the United States.The exudate gum of this tree is known as gum arabic and has been collected from the pharaonic times for the manufacture of medicines, dyes and paints. In the present commercial market, gum arabic is defined as the dried exudate from the trunks and branches of Senegalia (Acacia) senegal or Vachellia (Acacia) seyal in the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). The gum of A. nilotica is also referred to in India as Amaravati gum.In India it's used as a ingredient in various dishes.The Maasai people eat both the inner bark (phloem) and the fruit pulp boiled in water. They also use this plant medicinally to treat sore throat, cough, chest pains etc.In Northern Nigeria it is called bagaruwa in Hausa. Medicinal uses include soaking the tender bark in water to be taken against dysentery and pile. The fruits are ground together with the seeds and taken with honey as treatment against stomach ulcers.
Part Number: 888-375-25kg
Botanical Name: Acacia nilotica; Vachellia nilotica; Acacia arabica; Mimosa arabica; Mimosa nilotica