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a·ca·ci·a

(ă-kā'shē-ă),
The dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid.
Synonym(s): gum arabic
[G. akakia]

A·ca·ci·a

(ă-kā'shē-ă)
1. A tree or shrub with distribution in arid geographic regions.
2. Gum arabic, the dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent, excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid.
Synonym(s): gum arabic.
[G. akakia]

acacia

(ă-kā′shē-ă) [L. fr. Gr. akakia, Egyptian thorn]
Gum arabic. A dried gummy exudation from the tree Acacia senegal, it is used as a suspending agent in pharmaceutical products.
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Acacia catechu is a deciduous tree with a light feathery crown and dark brown, glabrous, slender, thorny, shining branchlets, usually crooked.
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A medicinal extract of Scutellaria baicalensis and Acacia catechu acts as a dual inhibitor of cyclooxygenase and 5-lipoxygenase to reduce inflammation.
The combination of Morus alba root bark extracts with Acacia catechu heartwood extract in preclinical trials has demonstrated beneficial and synergistic effects with enhanced joint cartilage protection and anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive efficacy compared with either Acacia catechu heartwood or Morus alba root bark extracts alone by possibly acting upon different biological targets.
Catechins enriched Acacia extract was obtained by repeated crystallization from the aqueous extract of Acacia catechu heartwood with a yield of 14.5% (w/w).
Extracts from Acacia catechu suppress HIV-1 replication by inhibiting the activities of the viral protease and tat.
Chopra RN et al reported that Acacia catechu is found in Punjab, Northeast Himalaya, Bihar and throughout Konkan region.
Singh, Variation studies on katha content in relation to different forms of khair (Acacia catechu Willd.) trees [M.S.
Flavocoxid is a mixture of the flavonoids molecules catechin, from Acacia catechu, and baicalin, extracted from Scutellaria baicalensis, concentrated to greater than 90% purity.
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Isolation and identification of flavonoid "quercetin" from Acacia catechu (L.f.) Willd- A Katha yielding plant.
Table 1.--Partial substitution of phenol with tannins of Uncaria gambier and Acacia catechu in phenol-formaldehyde resin.