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Acacia in the Mediterranean countries is life, immortality, a departure from the active cases as well as platonic love. On the language of flowers (the colors) yellow - love is gone, white - platonic love, rose - elegance, and blown acacia mean secret love.

Acacia, yellow locust, acacia photos

фотографии акации Locust, Karagan - a tree legume, to 25-30 m (average 12 m) high, with spreading crown, thick, dark, glubokoborozdchatoy bark. Locust usually in all cases has a very strong root system, whose roots penetrate to a depth of 20 meters or more. Leaves imparipinnate, on short stalks, which are in the direction of the branches differentiate into cartilaginoid false vagina. Acacia leaf is 4 to 8 pairs of elliptic, light green, soft, smooth-edged leaflets. Acacia thorns (modified leaves) - are very strong, woody, with a very sharp point, sickle-shaped. Flowers are numerous, fragrant, white, large, in drooping racemes. The fruit of acacia flat bean to 10 cm in length, with the seeds of dark color. Acacia blooms usually in May or June, fruits ripen in September or acacia, and remain hanging on the tree all winter. Lifespan acacia - up to 50 years or more. Acacia grows along roads, in gardens, parks parkahi. Acacia plant is poisonous (seeds, bark, roots)! Birthplace of acacia is considered North America, where it occurs in the northeastern and northern states from Pennsylvania to the Dakotas, Iowa, Montana and Oklahoma. In 1804 the seeds of this plant were first planted in Russia, in 1813 it appeared in Crimea in Nikitsky Botanical Garden (Ukraine). Medicinal raw materials are acacia flowers, which are harvested at the beginning of flowering poluraspustivshemsya state. Dried in the shade under a canopy, in a well ventilated area or in a dryer at a temperature of 40-50 ° C, рассыпая thin and often turning. Bark and leaves are harvested throughout the growing season. In the study of the pharmacological properties of drugs prepared on the basis of robinina revealed their diuretic and hypoazotemic action.

Species of the genus Acacia

The genus Acacia comprises about 1300 species, the most common ones are listed below:

Acacia adunca G. Don - Acacia curved
Acacia anceps DC. - Acacia double-edged or fringed Acacia
Acacia aneura Benth. - Acacia bezzhilkovaya
Acacia aphylla Maslin - Acacia leafless
Acacia ashbyae Maslin - Acacia Ashby
Acacia ataxacantha DC. - Acacia raznokolyuchkovaya or Fiery Spike
Acacia baileyana F. Muell. - Acacia Bailey
Acacia binervata DC. - Acacia dvuhzhilkovaya
Acacia brachystachya Benth. - Acacia korotkokoloskovaya
Acacia buxifolia A. Cunn. - Acacia samshitolistnaya
Acacia calamifolia Lindl. - Acacia kalamusolistnaya
Acacia catechu (Lf) Willd. - Acacia catechu
Acacia caven (Molina) Molina - Acacia kaven
Acacia cochlearis (Labill.) Wendl. - Acacia lozhechnaya
Acacia confusa Merr. - Acacia Mixed
Acacia cornigera (L.) Willd. - Acacia bycherogaya
Acacia cultriformis G. Don - kultriformis Acacia or Acacia nozhevidnaya
Acacia cyclops G. Don - Acacia krugloglazaya
Acacia dealbata Link - Acacia silver, or Acacia whited
Acacia decora Rchb.f. - Acacia beautiful
Acacia decurrens Willd. - Acacia decurrent
Acacia dodonaeifolia (Pers.) Balb. - Acacia dodoneilistnaya
Acacia eburnea (Lf) Willd. - Acacia brilliant
Acacia elongata DC. - Acacia oblong
Acacia erubescens Oliv. - Acacia reddening
Acacia falcata Willd. - Acacia falciform
Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd. - Acacia Farnese
Acacia galpinii Burtt Davy - Acacia Galpina or Monkey thorn
Acacia horrida (L.) Willd. - Acacia awesome
Acacia howittii F. Muell. - Acacia Howitt
Acacia laeta Benth. - Light Acacia Acacia linifolia (Vent.) Willd. - Acacia lineynolistnaya
Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd. - Acacia dlinolistnaya
Acacia lunata G. Lodd. - Acacia mesyatsevidnaya
Acacia macracantha Willd. - Acacia krupnokolyuchkovaya
Acacia melanoxylon R.Br. - Acacia is black, or Acacia chernodrevnaya
Acacia menzelii JMBlack - Acacia Menzel
Acacia myrtifolia (Sm.) Willd. - Acacia mirtolistnaya
Acacia neriifolia Benth. - Acacia oleandrolistnaya
Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile - Acacia Nile
Acacia notabilis F. Muell. - Acacia noticeable
Acacia obtusata DC. - Acacia blunting
Acacia oxycedrus DC. - Acacia red
Acacia pendula G. Don - Acacia weeping
Acacia podalyriifolia G. Don - Acacia podalirielistnaya
Acacia pravissima F. Muell. - Acacia curved
Acacia pubescens (Vent.) R.Br. - Acacia fluffy
Acacia pulchella R.Br. - Acacia beautiful
Acacia pycnantha Benth. - Acacia gustotsvetkovaya or Golden wattle
Acacia rehmanniana Schinz - Acacia Reiman
Acacia retinodes Schltdl. - Acacia resistant
Acacia salicina Lindl. - Acacia ivolistnaya
Acacia saligna (Labill.) Wendl. - Acacia willow
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. - Acacia Senegalese
Acacia spectabilis Benth. - Acacia great
Acacia suaveolens (Sm.) Willd. - Acacia fragrant
Acacia tenuifolia (L.) Willd. - Acacia angustifolia
Acacia tetragonophylla F. Muell. - Acacia barbed
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne - Acacia Twisted
Acacia verticillata (L'Her.) Willd. - Acacia whorled
Acacia vestita Ker Gawl. - Acacia dressed
Acacia viscidula Benth. - Acacia kleykovataya

Healing properties of acacia

Bark acacia (young trees). In folk medicine broth - an exacerbation of gastritis and peptic ulcer. In Bulgaria and Germany alcoholate - elevated gastric acidity and other stomach diseases. The same application is in homeopathy. Leaves, young shoots of acacia. In folk medicine, tincture - an exacerbation of gastritis and gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. Acacia flowers. In folk medicine, tincture, decoction - for kidney and bladder. Tincture externally - for rheumatism. Acacia flowers are used in combination with bearberry leaves, flowers, tansy, flowers, cornflower blue, licorice root (as a diuretic fee). In Bulgaria, the brew - as an expectorant and febrifuge. Decoction of the bark of acacia: 1 / 2 tablespoon chopped raw material is poured 500 ml of water, boil for 20 minutes, filtered hot and bring the volume of boiled water to the source. Take small portions over 2 days. With good endurance can drink during the day, is better in the form of heat. Tincture of leaves and young shoots of Acacia: Raw insist on 40% alcohol in a ratio of 1:10, soaking for 15 days, occasionally shaking. Take 1 tsp 3 times daily before meals. Infusion of acacia flowers: 10 g of material is poured 200 ml of boiled water, then strain. Decoction of flowers of acacia: 1 tablespoon fresh or dried material is poured 500 ml of water, boiled for 3 minutes, filtered and the volume was adjusted to the original. Take 1 tablespoon 3-4 times daily before meals. Tincture of acacia flowers: raw material is poured rubbing alcohol or vodka and infused for 2 weeks in the sun. Used only externally. Contraindications: when the domestic application of dosage forms (seeds, bark, roots) should be careful because of toxicity. Acute poisoning, which are accompanied by malaise, nausea, vomiting, headache or drowsiness may occur also in the harvesting of wood. By acacia alkaloids are particularly susceptible horses. In poisoning the animals appear severe abdominal pain. They observed strong excitation, tremors, convulsions, weakness of the heart. First aid is the washing of the human stomach, the appointment of absorbent material, the use of symptomatic treatment (stimulants, heart and other means).

The use of acacia in other areas of life

Acacia is used in food, paint industries and in perfumery. The leaves of acacia - is a very good fodder for livestock. Parquet wood acacia is not inferior in its quality oak. Widely used in gardening building as an ornamental and fragrant plants. Suitable for planting shelterbelts, fixing the ravines, slopes, shores. White acacia is an excellent honey plant. The greatest number of nectar is released in the morning hours at a temperature of 18-24 ° C. Flower nectar allocated within 3-4 days. In the nectar of a flower - to 2 mg of sugar. Severe bee family can gather from one tree to 8 kg of honey. Acacia honey is very light, transparent, crystallized very slowly. In Ukraine, the locust makes up to 600-800 kg of honey from one hectare.

Romance of the White fragrant bunches of acacia "

Acacia to many beautiful and fell in love with people that people are even laid down their poems and songs about the acacias, here's one of them (the text):

All night we nightingale whistle
The city was silent and remained silent house
Acacia clusters of fragrant
Night we go mad,
Acacia clusters of fragrant
Night we go mad,
A garden full of spring rains had washed
In dark ravines was water
God as we were naive
As we were young then
Years raced gray making us
Where the purity of these branches of living
Only a winter snowstorm so that white
Remind them today
Only a winter snowstorm so that white
Remind them today
In the hour when the wind is raging raging
With renewed strength, I feel
Acacia clusters of fragrant
Irretrievably as youth, my
Acacia clusters of fragrant
Unique as a youth, my

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