Acacia – Herbs For Alternative Medicine


Claims and Common Uses:

  • An effective throat lozenge, soothing to a sore throat due to cough
  • Coats and soothes mucous membranes
  • Can be used as a mild laxative
  • Used externally to sooth burns and scrapes and sore nipples of nursing mothers

Parts Used: Gum or exudate

Preparations: The gum is given either in powder or dissolved in beverages: 1/2 ounce of the gum in a pint of liquid.

Side Effects and Warnings of Acacia: None known