Plant species
Botanical NameAcacia catechu (L.F.) WILLD.
Family MIMOSACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Unani and Sidha
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Acacia catechu
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
English (4)catechu, cutch, khair gum, khayer
Hindi (8)kath, kattha, khair, khaira, khdira, kheera, kher, khir
Kannada (25)cachu, cateku, kaachu, kaachu mara, kachu, kaggali mara, kagli, kalariro, kanti, kashu, kempu khairapa jaali, kempukayiru, kempukhair, kempukhairada, kempukhairadajali, khadira, khaira, kuglee, kugli, seredu, tara, tare, tareda, tere, thareddu
Malayalam (12)cengarinali, cenkarinnali, kadaram, karigoli, karimgali, karinali, karinnali, karukoli, karungali, karungnyali, khadiram, khapuram
Marathi (7)kaderi, khaderi, khair, khaira, khairkatha, khera, laalkhair
Sanskrit (1)khadira
Tamil (2)karunkaali, karunkali
Telugu (8)kaachu, khadiramu, mallasandra, pdalamaanu, pogamu, sandra, sundra, thellathumma
Urdu (2)katha safaid, supari chikni

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
HEARTWOOD EXTRACT (1) kachu bili
BARK (4) kaggali chakke, kher chhal, kher ki chaal, kher ki chal
Not recorded (17) kanpuri katha, katha, katha gulabi pani, katha kala kanpuri, katha kanpuri, katha singapore, katha singapur, katho black (kanpuri), kaththa safed pani, kattha (chalu), kattha (kanpuri), kattha (singapuri), kattha kala kanpuri, kattha kanpuri, kattha mashin, kherchal, khadira
HEARTWOOD (1) karingaali kaathal
POWDER (1) khair

 
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