Claims and Common Uses:
- An effective throat lozenge, soothing to a sore throat due to cough
- Coats and soothes mucous membranes
- Can be used as a mild laxative
- Used externally to sooth burns and scrapes and sore nipples of nursing mothers
Parts Used: Gum or exudate
Preparations: The gum is given either in powder or dissolved in beverages: 1/2 ounce of the gum in a pint of liquid.
Side Effects and Warnings of Acacia: None known