Parts Usually Used: Gum
Legends, Myths and Stories:Acacia was a sacred wood for the ancient Hebrews. Moses used acacia wood in building the Ark of the Covenant and the sacred Tabernacle (see Exodus, chapters 25-40).
Uses:Gum Arabic's main effect is to form
a protective, soothing coating over inflammations in the
respiratory, alimentary, and urinary tracts. It is helpful
for coughs, sore throat, and catarrh, eyewash, diarrhea, and
dysentery. Sweetened, it is sometimes used for typhoid
Formulas or Dosages:
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