Acacia senegal


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gum

Herbal medicine
A tree from Africa that produces a resinous sap, which has been used for treating sore throat, coughs and diarrhoea.
 
Vox populi
See Chewing gum.

Acacia senegal,

n See gum Arabic.
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Clearly, protection of acacia senegal, which can be an important part of the barrier against desertification, depends upon prices small farmers and herders receive for gum arabic.