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The scientific name of Brewers acacia: Acacia leucophloea
Synonyms: Mimosa leucophloea
Name of Brewers acacia in different languages:-
English: White Bark Acacia, Distillers acacia, Panicled acacia
Hindi: safed babul, safed kikkar
Sanskrit: Arimedah, Shwet barhura
Tamil: sarai, வெள்வேலம்-velvelam.
It is a large, spiny tree grow to the height of 35 m. The stout trunk is divided into several wide branches,Open grown with a wide umbrella-like crown. Bark is white or gray, smooth, becoming black and rough when it is older. Leaves are compound, with 4 to 13 pairs of pinnae, each with 5 to 30 pairs of leaflets. Circular glands found on the rachis below the junction of paired-pinnae, feathery green colored foliage. Spines are 2 to 5 mm long, found at the base of leaves. Flowers occur in August to October, pale yellow to cream,the pods are yellow, green or brown in color, flat, 10 to 20 cm long and 5 to 10 mm wide, containing about 20 oblong seeds, smooth and dark brown.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, Seed
To treat ulcers, wounds, bronchitis, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea, skin diseases, dysentery, hemorrhages, dental caries, intermittent fevers
Anti-bacterial, Demulcent, expectorant, anti-pyretic, and antidote.