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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Adansonia Digitata
Hindi Name
Panchparni, Gorakh Imli

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Baobab Cures

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Action of Baobab

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Baobab

Taste of

Parts Used

Leaves, Roots, Fruit, Bark

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Baobab

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breastfeeding.
Caution : Consult your doctor or physician before consuming it.
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Baobab is a tree.
It is an evergreen.
It grows in a hot and dry climate.
It grows up to 25 M.
Best used for Sickle Cell Anemia.


Common Names

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Materia Medica for Baobab

Baobab General

Baobab is known as the Tree of Life. The parts of tree are used for beverages, food and medicine.
Baobab is rich in Vitamin C content. It is an Antioxidant. It protects the cells from damage caused by free radicals. It also aids the absorption of Iron and Calcium in the Body. It helps in counteracting Cataract and combats Early Aging.
Baobab is an Energy booster. It enhances the energy level and strengthens the Immune System.
Baobab fruit pulp is rich in fiber. It contains both soluble and insoluble fibres. It promotes Intestinal health and healthy Gut. It aids Digestion and balances Blood Sugar level.
The fruit is useful in treating Skin ailments. It is used as an ingredient in various skin care products. It helps in the formation of Collagen and maintains healthy skin. The decoction prepared from the fruit effectively soothes the Skin. The fruit is also beneficial for treating Fever and Brain Diseases like Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease.
The oil extracted from Baobab seeds treats Hair loss problem.
Its fruit pulp and seeds are used as an Antidote for countering Insect Bites.
The paste made from its leaves is used to treat Sores.
Baobab root extract is used to treat sleeplessness ( Insomnia ).
It is also used in Cancer treatment.
It is a good herbal remedy for Smallpox, Arthritis, Urinary Tract Infections and Respiratory Ailments like Asthma, Cough etc.
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Marcellina odili ( Ivory coast /Abidjan )
19 Nov 2016
Hello everyone, well I came across this fruit by chance and I was told to injest a lot for the curement of typhoid fever and any infections disease, wanna know if it's true, thanks in advance
Suleiman Aishatu Musa ( Nigeria )
05 Apr 2017
It is a delicacy in my country Nigeria. To my people the Fulanis it is known as Bpoko
D Musti ( Nigeria )
25 Mar 2021
I was 68 years (2018) when I had prostate operations ,and immediately after I developed stress incontinence, I had medications in relationship to tress but remember the names of the drugs,but none had assisted me in the smallest measure, pls assist,tnx
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