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Scientific name of Black Babool tree: Acacia nilotica
Name of black babool in different languages:
English: Prickly acacia, Rusty Acacia, Thorn tree, Babool, Babul.
Sanskrit: Vavari, Barburah, Arimedham, Babboola
Hindi: Babur, Babul, Kikar
Malayalam: Karivelam കരിവേലം, Karuvelamകരുവേലം
Tamil: Karuvael, Karuvelam
A moderate sized tree upto 10 m in height with dark brown or longitudinally, fissured rough bark and reddish brown heart wood, branchlets slender, pubescent when young; leaves bipinnately compound, main rachis downy often, with glands, stipular spines highly variable, often whitish, straight and sharp, pinnate 4-9 pairs, leaflets sub sessile, 10-25 pairs, nearly glabrous, flowers golden yellow in globose heads, peduncles axillary in fasicles of 2-6; fruits stalked, compressed, moniliform pods with constrictions between the seeds; seeds 8-12 per pod.
Useful plant parts:
Leaf, root, stem, and gum (Gum arabic).
To treat hemorrhages, ulcers, chronic dysentery, skin diseases, burning sensation, bronchitis, leprosy, oral ulcers, odontopathy, pneumonia, internal fevers and general debility.
Aphrodisiac, anthelmintic, diuretic, antidermatic, antirheumatic, expectorant
How to prepare medicines:
The root of the plant is used to treat tuberculosis; wood is used to treat smallpox, crushed leaves are poultice and used to treat ulcers.
Gum arabic tree is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-