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Acacia Catechu or Terra Japonica in Skincare: A Natural Astringent

Terra Japonica or Acacia Catechu (Khadira in Sanskrit) is cultivated in the western ranges of the Himalayas. Its leaves and wood are valued in Ayurveda and natural cosmetology for their nourishing and astringent qualities.  What is Acacia Catechu oil? Known locally as the Khair, Khadir, or Kanti, the Acacia Catechu is a medium-sized deciduous tree found largely in India and Myanmar. With almost every part of the tree being useful in some format or the other, the tree is especially beneficial for the health and is known as a remedy for numerous ailments. Acacia catechu oil, extracted from the wood of the tree itself, is slowly growing in popularity due to its wonderful effects on our body. Skincare benefits: Acacia catechu is...

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