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Ingredient Name : Acacia arabica Willd.

Arabic Name : Samaghe 'Arabee, Aqaaqiyaa, Akakia

Bengali Name : Babla, Babul

Chinese Name : A la pai chiao, Jiao Shu

English Name : Indian Gum-arabic, Gum Acacia, Babul, Wattle Bark, Babool

French Name : acacia � gomme, Gommier rouge

German Name : Gummiarabicabaum, Arabischer Gummibaum

Gujarati Name : Kaloabaval, Baval

Hindi Name : Keekar, Kikar, Babul, Babool, Babla, Babur

Kannada Name : Babbuli, Baunijali, Bobbuli, Karijali, Ramakanti

Kashmiri Name : Sak

Latin name : Acacia arabica Willd.

Marathi Name : Babhul

Persian Name : Khare-Mughilan

Punjabi Name : Kikkar

Sanskrit Name : Vabboola, Vabbula, Barbura, Babula

Urdu Name : Babul, Gond Babul, Gond Kikar, Khadir

Recommended Dosage: 5 g twice a day.

Contraindication: Large doses, taken internally, are constipative. Do not take more than 2-3 weeks.


The gum is analgesic, antidiarrhoeal, antimicrobial, antipyretic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cooling, demulcent, emollient, expectorant, haemostatic, liver tonic, mucilaginous, nutritive, styptic and tonic. It is traditionally used, as a strong decoction, in the treatment of gonorrhoea with oedema, cough, diarrhoea, as a gargle for spongy gums, aphthous stomatitis, cancer and sore throat, or as a douche or enema in gonorrhoea, cystitis, vaginitis, leucorrhoea, piles, and anal prolapse. It is helpful in managing conditions involving haemorrhagic ulcers and wounds, dysentery, diabetes mellitus, conjunctivitis, intermitted fever, burns, bleeding, catarrh, urinogenital discharges, sexual debility, seminal weakness, spermatorrhoea, nocturnal emission and genitourinary complaints. It is considered a remedy that is helpful for treating premature ejaculation.