Catechu / Kattha
Catechus / Katthas are reckoned for their flavor enhancing as well as medicinal properties. Calcium hydroxide based content of these wood extracted products is beneficial for patients of osteoarthritis, hemorrhoids, skin ailments and diarrhea. Anti carcinogenic attributes of Catechus / Katthas help to treat cancer of colon, melanoma and lung. These are obtained from Senegalia catechu or khair tree. Offered wood based products are used to attain red color while preparing betel leaves. Unique anti bacterial properties of these forest products are useful for safeguarding cells against oxidative stress. These are also useful for balancing amino acid in patients suffering from osteoarthritis. In food sector, these are used as flavoring compound for edible items and beverages. We suggest to store these in dry place.