A moderate sized tree with dark yellow inflorescence commonly growing throughout Sub-Himalayan belt and northeastern states of the country. Ayurveda uses wood and bark of the tree for various formulations.
Acacia Catechu Medicinal Uses
Cutch tree finds its major application in the treatment of skin and respiratory problems more in particular, of allergic origin. Also, it is used as an important constituent for maintenance of oral hygiene and also as local treatment for bleeding injuries as styptic agent by virtue of its astringent properties.