Acacia senegal

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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.
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Wang et al., "Downregulation of mouse intestinal Na-coupled glucose transporter SGLT1 by Gum arabic (Acacia Senegal)," Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, vol.
Data in the Table (2) indicated that the physical properties of gum Arabic (Acacia senegal) sample.
After 15 days animals of groups 1 and 2 received vehicle, distilled water (5 mL/animal/day, p.o.) and those of groups 3 and 4 received Acacia senegal seed extract (500 mg/kg/day, p.o.) and Atorvastatin (0.25 mg/kg/day, p.o.), respectively, for 45 days.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of mycorrhizal inoculation on the growth and responses of Acacia senegal under various water status.
In the example from Northern Kenya, the communal asset remained the same (the Acacia senegal trees) but the use of this asset was dramatically changed from one which was destructive and unsustainable (charcoal production) to one which was both sustainable and supportive of national environmental goals (gum arabic production).
Acacia arabica is native to India, but its gum yield is inferior to Acacia senegal - the true gum arabic.
Se ha reportado el uso, en la preparacion de helados, de las gomas de Acacia senegal (goma arabiga), Astragalus spp (goma tragacanto), Cyamopsis tetragonolobus (goma guar), Ceratonia siliqua (goma de algarroba), Chondrus spp (carraginatos) y Macrocyster pyrifera (alginatos) [2, 25, 26].
zanzibarica, Acacia senegal showed no aggregation in timing of peak pollen availability among sites (V = 0.028, P [much less than] 0.05; [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 5A OMITTED]).
Acacia senegal is a desert scrub tree, very well-adapted to arid conditions.