Tragacanth Gum ( Gond Katira )

also known as
Goat’s Thorn, Green Dragon, Gum Dragon, Gum Tragacanth, Gummi Tragacanthae, Hog Gum, Syrian Tragacanth
گوند کتیرا
Scientific Name: Astragalus Gummifer

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Tragacanth Gum/Gond Katira (گوند کتیرا) comes from a shrub which is mostly found in middle east. It is a tree gum just like any of myrrh but is less common in products than other gums. It is also known as Goat’s Thorn, Green Dragon, Gum Dragon, Gum Tragacanth, Gummi Tragacanthae, Hog Gum, Syrian Tragacanth and Astragalus Gummifer. 

Ingredient Name :

Cochlospermum gossypium DC.

Arabic Name : Katheera, Haloosiyaa

Bengali Name : Katila

English Name : Indian or Country Tragacanth

French Name : Gomme Adragante

German Name : Cochlospermum gossypium-Gummi, Kutira-Gummi

Hindi Name : Katira Gond, Katira

Kannada Name : Barugadamara

Latin name : Cochlospermum gossypium DC.

Persian Name : Koon, Katira

Urdu Name : Gond Katira

Recommended Dosage:

1 to 3 g powder.


This gum has no known warnings or contraindications.

Tragacanth gum is a viscous water-soluble mixture of polysaccharides (thus including high protein).

Tragacanth gum has tons of health benefits including

  1. Tragacanth gum paste is used to treat burns
  2. It can suppress tumors and stimulates immune system.
  3. Its a cooling agent and prevents from the heat stroke
  4. Its purgative properties helps in constipation.
  5. An effective remedy from any inadequacy in men
  6. Beneficials in Breast Enlargement
  7. Effective in Urinary incontinence or involuntary urination


As such Gond Katira does not have any side effects.

  1. Excessive intake may cause Constipation, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Gas, Hay Fever, Skin Rash.
  2. It may produce allergic symptoms like Asthma or Contact Dermatitis.
  3. Drink plenty of water with Tragacanth gum, it may block intestines if you do not drink plenty of water with it.
  4. Avoid using Tragacanth gum if you are allergic to Quillaia bark. It may cause breathing problems.

Useful in Following diseases:

  • Cough
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dysentery
  • Persistent Infection due to Low Immunity
  • Tuberculosis


The information is for educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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