Gum-Arabic, Gond Kikar
The gum is analgesic, antidiarrhoeal, antimicrobial, antipyretic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cooling, demulcent, emollient, expectorant, haemostatic, liver tonic, mucilaginous, nutritive, styptic and tonic. It is traditionally used, as a strong decoction, in the treatment of gonorrhoea with oedema, cough, diarrhoea, as a gargle for spongy gums, aphthous stomatitis, cancer and sore throat, or as a douche or enema in gonorrhoea, cystitis, vaginitis, leucorrhoea, piles, and anal prolapse. It is helpful in managing conditions involving haemorrhagic ulcers and wounds, dysentery, diabetes mellitus, conjunctivitis, intermitted fever, burns, bleeding, catarrh, urinogenital discharges, sexual debility, seminal weakness, spermatorrhoea, nocturnal emission and genitourinary complaints. It is considered a remedy that is helpful for treating premature ejaculation.