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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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Then 200 collected samples were divided by randomized double blind control trial for 50 patients in 4 groups as follows: 50 patients treated with placebo as a control group, 50 patients treated with Mebendazole 500mg as an experimental 1 st group, 50 patients treated with Thai Traditional Herbal Formula (TTHF) as an experimental 2nd group and 50 patients treated with Areca catechu Lin.
catechu tannin had greater viscosity than those made from U.
The main carcinogens in pan masala and gutkha are derived from their ingredients -- areca nut, lime, catechu and tobacco.
catechu include 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, kaempferol, quercetin, catechin, rutin, isorhamnetin and epicatechin (Li et al.
The forest site was the mixed dry deciduous type dominated by Acacia catechu Wild.
Pomegranate rind (Punica granatum) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) give yellow, while catechu (khoyer or katha--Acacia catechu), babul bark (Acacia nilotica) and arjun bark (Terminalia aljuna) yield varying shades of brown.
ferrugineus include 40 species of palms (Naturjardins 2013), which include Areca catechu, Arenga pinnata, Borassus flabellifer, Caryota maxima, C.
The bar's "Pure Plant Flavanol Complex" provides about 80 mg of flavanols from tea and the herb catechu, not cocoa.
Herb records in the database vary in size from those with a large amount of published data - such as Ginkgo biloba, with more than 1,000 summarized entries and links - to Acacia catechu (cutch tree or black catechu in the pea family), with fewer than 50.
India: Ginger, tea, cardamoms, soyabean meal, iron ore, bidi leaves, phthlamic anbydrite, reactive dyes, catechu, cement, zinc ingots and industrial sewing machines.