Gum Tragacanth


GUM TRAGACANTH

(KARTILA*)


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[ G ] Related Medicines:

Its gum is also called “Vasora gum”. Mixing tragacanth gum with calomel increases its strengthName in different languages:

English           -             Gum Tragacanth

Hindi               -             Kartila, Angira

Bengali           -             Kartila

Latin               -             Astragalus gummifer

Quality:

        The milk of gum tragacanth is used to make tablets of medicines. Its gum is round in shape and dusky or yellow like the pea. Its gum is also called “Vasora gum”. Mixing tragacanth gum with calomel increases its strength. Its milk is used to end urinary problems.