Incha (Acacia Ceasia Mimosaceae)


Different parts of the plant are used by herbalists to cure different diseases. The stem juice is administered internally in respiratory troubles . The bark decoction is used as lice killer . The soft beaten bark has cleansing property and protects the skin against micro-organisms . The fruit powder used in skin disease ointments wounds, burns and for ulcerous conditions. It is antidote to snake bite by tribal people. Fresh roots 100g are grounded to paste 1-2 spoons paste given orally with betel leaves immediately after snake bite to the patient once in every two hours as an antidote. A Avoid sleep and head bath until the patient gets relieved from the poisonous effect .Flowers used by santal women to treat menstrual disorders . The plant is used for treating Tuberculous, Fistula, Cough, Evil eye and Small pox.

Acacia caesia (L.) Willd. is an armed woody straggling shrub of medicinal importance belongs to the family, Mimosaceae, distributed widely in the foot hills of the Western Ghats around the altitude of 500ms above msl. For its medicinal properties, the traditional healers of western districts of Kerala ,Tamil Nadu (Tirupur, Coimbatore, Erode and Dindigul) prescribed the species for various ailments. The leaves are used as vegetable and in the treatment of asthma, skin diseases,menstrual disorders,and scabies.

A perennial, woody climbing shrub grows over large trees. Leaves compound, leaflets 8-15 pairs, oblong-ovate, small and glabrous. Flowers whitish in axillary or terminal panicles. Fruits thin long pods, brown colored, contain 3-5 small compressed seeds.

It is traditionally used for bathing after ayurvedic oil massage.Carefully dried and hygienically packed, incha fibre can be used as a natural bath scrubber for a long time.It is a good natural antibacterial and commonly used for burning sensation and other skin diseases. The crushed stem is used as a natural scrubber for bathing.


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