Babool tree or Babbula – Acacia nilotica Linn.is an ayurvedic herb used in the treatment of skin diseases, dhat syndrome, bleeding disorders and to treat intestinal worms.
Botanical Name- Acacia nilotica Linn. Acacia arabica, Vachellia nilotica
Uses of Acacia nilotica:
- The paste of the bark of the plant Acacia nilotica is applied over oozing eczemas.
- The powder of the dried leaves is sprinkled over fresh wounds to control bleeding.
- In case of rectal prolapse, the patient is advised sitz bath over the decoction prepared from the bark of the Indian Babbul plant.
- The decoction prepared from the bark of the plant Acacia nilotica is used for gargling in the diseases of mouth ulcer and bleeding gums.
- The paste from the leaves of the plant is applied over wound and injury caused due to contact with fire.
- The decoction of the plant is given in a dosage of 40-50 ml to treat diarrhea and to treat intestinal worms.
- The decoction prepared from the pods of the plant Babbul is used to treat excessive bleeding during menstruation.
- The decoction of the pods and bark, in a dosage of 45-50 ml is given to treat bleeding piles and hemorrhoids.
- The leaves are crushed – 2 – 3 grams, and consumed along with a teaspoon of sugar, once or two times a day, for the treatment of spermatorrhoea / Dhat syndrome or nightfall.
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