Other Common Names
|Botanical Name||: Acacia catechu|
|English Name||: Cutch tree, Black catechu|
|Sanskrit Name||: पथिद्रुम / Pathi-drum, प्रियसख / Priya-sakh|
|Hindi Name||: खैर / Khair, मदन / Madan|
|Tamil Name||: செங்கருங்காலி / cenkarungali, காசுக்கட்டி / kasi katti, கறை / karai|
|Malayalam Name||: കരിണ്ടാലി / karintaali|
|Telugu Name||: ఖదిరము / khadiramu, కవిరిచండ్ర / kaviricandra, నల్లచండ్ర / nallacandra|
|Bengali Name||: খয়ের / khayer|
Kasi Katti is a resin or extract which is manufactured from Acacia catechu heartwood. Acacia catechu possesses various medicinal properties, therefore it is used in Ayurvedic medicines that treat many diseases. The extract obtained from the heartwood of acacia is used in the treatment of asthma, cough, colitis, diarrhea, dysentery, skin boils, and sores.
Medicinal Properties of Kasi Katti
Kasi Katti is enriched with catechin, epicatechin and also has a fewer amount of flavonoids. This antioxidant behavior of Acacia catechu heartwood resin manages inflammation, protects tissues, prevents the growth of tumors, and relieves pain. It also possesses antihyperglycemic, antinociceptive, and antipyretic properties.
- It is used to reduce food stagnation which in turn improves the digestion system.
- Kasi Katti helps in preventing bleeding ( hemorrhage).
- Generates new tissues.
- Acacia catechu heartwood resin is also used in the treatment of cancer.
- Kasi Katti has bitter, astringent properties that treat and clear lungs.
How to Consume
The decoction can be prepared with heartwood resin and water for drinking purposes.
There are no side effects of using this product.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested and preserved without the chemical interactions that assure natural products.