Khair Tree – Overview
Khair tree is a major tree found in India. Khair tree is also known as Katha tree or Khadir tree. Tree has many medicinal properties. Katha is made from the stem of the Khair tree. Katha is used in making paan and paan is very famous in our country. The catechu is applied to the betel leaf and is chewed. This cures many diseases related to the mouth.
Khair plant is easily found in the forests of India. Khair is similar to Babool tree in appearance. There are small thorns attached to it. The leaves of Khair remain like the leaves of Babool tree. Its leaves remain small. Khair is used in many medicinal works.
Khair tree is very big. Khair remains 9 to 15 meters high. Its leaves remain small. Its leaves remain in pairs. About 30 leaves are found in a pair. Its leaves remain similar to the leaves of acacia. There are small thorns on the back of the well leaves. Small beautiful yellow-coloured flowers bloom in Khair. These flowers look beautiful to look at. Well, it bears fruit. Its fruits remain smooth and seeds are also found in them. The stem of Khair is brown.
Khair is used for many other purposes apart from making katha. Khair is used for worship and for making Ayurvedic medicine.
Wood of Khair plant
Well wood is very strong. Khair wood is used to make a lot of stuff. Khair wood is used for making door frames, doors, tables, chairs. The wood of Khair remains much stronger than other trees. Well, many people have come to know about the benefits of trees, due to which the forest mafia is cutting these trees very fast. Due to which the number of these trees is decreasing day by day. Khair tree has been kept in the category of conservation, because these trees are decreasing.
Medicinal use of Khair tree
Khair tree is a useful medicinal plant. Well, the tree is easily found in the forests. The bark, leaves, roots and seeds of the khair are used as medicine. Well, the bark is astringent. It is anti-disease and anti-inflammatory. Well, the effect remains cool. Well, it is used for many purposes. Well, the catechu of the tree is made. It is also called Katha tree. Katha is cooling and digestive. Gum is also extracted from the Khair, which is used in medicine.
How can Khair plant be grown?
Khair plant is a wild plant and it is very easy to grow. If you get its seeds, you plant it in the soil and the Khair plant grows easily. This plant flourishes well in hot climate. This plant does not require much care. Khair plant is a rare species. This species is on the path of extinction. That’s why now the Khair plant has got protection and the Khair tree is also cultivated.
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