GUM

  • Gum, mixed with sesame oil, is used to relieve headaches. This is also poured into ears for the relief of earache.
  • In Java, gum is given for intestinal complaints.
  • In India, gum is used for dental caries.
  • Gum is considered to be diuretic.
  • In India and in Senegal, gum is considered useful in treating fevers, dysentery and asthma.
  • Gum is used as an astringent and rubefacient (skin tonics).
  • In India, gum is sometimes used as an abortifacient.
  • In India, gum is used to treat syphilis and rheumatism.
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