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Acacia senegal - Babula

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Babula, Acacia senegal

A thorny tree native to the hot regions of Africa and India

Uses

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Parts Used

[[:Category:Herbs with used in medicine|]], stem, leaves, Root.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada
Hindi
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Marathi
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit
English


Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Tree

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature
Bipinnate Alternate Leaves bipinnate, 3-8 pinnae (glands between uppermost and lowermost pinnae); rachis up to 2.5 cm long; pinnacles are pairs of 8-15, green; 2 stipular spines strongly recurved with a 3rd pseudo-stipular between them.

[2]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
Bisexual Axillary spikes Flowers yellowish-white and fragrant, in cylindrical, axillary pedunculate spikes, 5-10 cm long; calyx of each flower has 5 deep lobes, 5 petals and a mass of short stamens; pistil inconspicuous {{{5}}}

Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information
Pods 7.5 x 2 cm green and pubescent when young, maturing to shiny bronze, often with dark patches and bearing prominent veins seeds 3-6, smooth, flat, rather small, shiny, dark brown. {{{6}}}

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

[[:Category:Index of Plants which can be propagated by |]]

How to plant/cultivate

[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

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References

  1. ["chemistry"]
  2. "morphology"
  3. [ "Cultivation"]

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