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Catechu Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Repertory
 
General Name
Catechu
 
English Name
Catechu, Mimosa Catechu
 
Botanical Name
Acacia Catechu
 
Hindi Name
Khair, Khaira, Katha
 
Catechu Cures
 
Most Effective
Eyes Bloodshot
 
Highly Effective
 
Effective
 
 
Throat Disorder
 
Action of Catechu
 
Most Effective
 
Highly Effective
 
Effective
 
Nutrients in Catechu
 
Effective
 
Origin
 
Grown In
 
Common Names
 
Catechu
Combines With
 
Taste of
Catechu
Bitter, Acrid, Astringent
 
Parts Used
Bark, Heartwood, Kath, Resin, Whole Plant
 
Side Effects of Catechu
It may cause Hypotension.
Description
Catechu is a tree.
It is deciduous.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 15 M.
Best used for Skin Disease.

In TCM :
Catechu : Er Cha
 
 

Materia Medica for Catechu

Single Herb

Catechu for Hoarseness
Take a small piece of catechu. Chew it, untill it dissolves in the mouth. Do this twice a day.
Catechu for Obesity
Powder it. Take a pinch and mix it in one glass of luke warm water. Drink twice a day for seven days.
Caution:Don't use it more than seven days.
Catechu for Toothache
Take a small piece of Catechu. Keep it near the affected tooth.
Catechu ( Khair ) Leaves for Stye
Boil 10 to 12 Catechu ( Khair ) Leaves in 250 ml of water. Deep a clean cotton cloth in lukewarm solution and compress over affected eye.
Catechu for Wounds
Use bark decoction of Catechu to wash your Wounds when bearable hot.
OR : Crush leaves of Catechu to make paste. Apply it over Wounds.
OR : Dry the bark of Catechu. Grind to make powder. Dust it over damaged Skin.
Catechu for Dysentery
Soak 15 g Catechu bark in 1 Liter water. Boil and drink whenever feel thirsty.
Catechu for Aphthous Ulcers
Prepare leave decoction of Catechu. Swish with it.
Catechu for Gum Diseases
Gargle using leave decoction of Catechu once a day.
Catechu for Cough
Take Catechu leave paste with Honey twice a day.
Catechu for Polyuria
Add 2 g Catechu gum in a cup of lukewarm water. Drink it once a day.
Catechu for Dental Diseases
Rub bark powder of Catechu on your Gums and Teeth.
Catechu for Leprosy
Add 20 g bark powder of Catechu in your bathing water. Take bath with it.
Catechu for Anorexia
Prepare a decoction using Catechu bark. Take 5 ml twice a day.
Catechu for Ascaris
Drink 26 ml bark decoction of Catechu two times a day.
Multiple Herbs

Herbal Combination for Gingivitis 1
Take Catechu, Wild Geranium and Myrrh. Powder them. Add a little clove powder. Use it as a tooth powder.
Herbal Combination for Chest Congestion 1
Take Catechu and Red Wood. Prepare a paste. Apply on the chest two times a day.
Herbal Combination for Colic 2
Take Catechu, Sweet Potato, Lemon. Grind them. Add a little water. Drink it two or three times a day.
Herbal Combination for Diarrhea 2
Take Catechu and Cinnamon. Powdered them. Take 1/4 tsp powder with 1/2 tsp honey per day.
Herbal Combination for Cough 3
Take Catechu powder. Mix it with Turmeric powder. Take it with honey twice a day.
Herbal Combination for Toothache 1
Take Catechu with little amount of Cinnamon and Nutmeg. Chew it for five minutes. Do this twice a day.
Caution : Excess Nutmeg may cause adverse affect.
Herbal Combination for Aphthous Ulcers 1
Take Catechu bark and Ziziphus Oenoplia bark. Powder them. Add a little butter. Cook them. Keep it for a few minutes in the fridge. Apply it on the Sores or Ulcers. Do this at least once a day.
Herbal Combination for Gum Diseases 2
Burn One Areca Nut and make ash. Add 2 tablespoon powdered Clove and a pinch of Catechu. Use it as a mouth wash Thrice a day.
Herbal Combination for Bad Breath 1
Fry 3 tablespoon Areca Nut powder in 3 tablespoon ghee. Add Carom, Catechu and Rock salt in equal quantities. Grind. Apply all over mouth thrice daily.
Herbal Combination for Gum Diseases 4
Fry 3 tablespoon Areca Nut powder in 3 tablespoon ghee. Add Carom, Catechu and Rock salt in equal quantities. Grind. Apply all over mouth thrice daily.
Herbal Combination for Ulcers 3
Mix Frankincense gum, Myrrh gum, Catechu resin and Ginseng Noto root powder. Apply it locally on ulcers.
Herbal Combination for Toothache 5
Take the following herbs in below given quantity:
Banyan : Bark : Powdered : 5 tablespoons
Catechu : Powdered : 1/4 teaspoon
Black Pepper : Powdered : 1/4 teaspoon
Mix all the above herbs. Use it as tooth powder twice a day.
Herbal Combination for Haemoptysis 1
Take two tablespoon of Alum and One tablespoon of Catechu bark. Grind. Put it in a bottle. Take three tablespoon three times a day for 7 to 10 days.
Herbal Combination for Diabetes 7
Prepare decoction of the following herbs :-
Papaya - 4 tablespoon
Catechu - 1 tablespoon
Betel-nut - 1 tablespoon
Take 1/2 cup two times a day
Herbal Combination for Anemia 8
Take Catechu gum, Basil leaves and Purslane in 3:1:1 ratio. Fry them in Olive oil for 6-7 minutes. Soak the fried mixture in bowl full of Rose Water. Let it stand for one day. Take 1 tsp once a day.
Herbal Combination for Yellow Teeth 4
Char the bark of Catechu. Take it and add roasted Alum powder with Salt in 4:1:1 ratio. Brush your Teeth daily with this mixture.
Herbal Combination for Eczema 7
Take 20 g bark each of Mango and Catechu. Boil it in water. Dip a piece of cloth in it and apply over affected areas.