BotanicalName : Acacia Catechu


Specification : Catechins 20% Tannins 75%

Uses : Astringent, Antioxidant, Digestive aid

Description : Acacia catechu is a deciduous, thorny tree which grows up to 15 m (50 ft) in height.The plant is called khair in Hindi, and kachu in Malay, hence the name was Latinized to "catechu" in Linnaean taxonomy, as the type-species from which the extracts cutch and catechu are derived.Common names for it include catechu, cachou, cutchtree, black cutch, and black catechu.