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Botanical Name Acacia catechu
Family Fabaceae
Origin India
Description Khadir is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree, with a height ranging from 3 to 15 meters. It has a grayish-brown bark and bipinnate leaves that are dark green in color. The flowers are yellow and the fruits are brown pods.
Parts Used The heartwood and bark of the tree are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The dose of Khadir depends on the form of the medicine and the condition being treated. It is usually taken in the form of a decoction or powder.