Acacia farnesiana Willd. 

Family : Mimosaceae

Local name : Taruakadam

Shrub; brunches zigzag; leaves bipinnate, pinnae 10 - 14; stipules spiny; flowers in axillary heads, bright yellow.

Distrib :  Occasionally planted in homestead as ornamental plant.

Uses :    Juice used as mouth wash and also as gargle in sore throat, tonsillitis, pharyngitis and used in cough.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam