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Botanical Name Balanites aegyptiaca
Family Zygophyllaceae
Origin Africa
Description Balanites aegyptiaca, also known as the desert date or soapberry tree, is a thorny, drought-resistant tree that can reach up to 10 meters in height. The tree produces small, yellow-green flowers that give way to yellow, fleshy fruit with a hard stone inside.
Parts Used The fruit, leaves, bark, and roots of Balanites aegyptiaca are all used for various medicinal purposes.
The dose of Balanites aegyptiaca varies depending on the intended use and the specific preparation used.