catechu

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catechu

a powerful astringent formerly used internally for the treatment of diarrhea. Contains 25 to 35% catechutannic acid. Prepared from the heartwood of the leguminous tree Acacia catechu.
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For the UK market new products include the Rose Garden flower patterned tins of chocolate pearls and L'Amour cachous and Elizabethan comfits.
Using a fork, dip the balls into the chocolate, place onto a baking tray lined with non-stick baking (parchment) paper and decorate each one with cachous.