Rexhepaj et al., "Effects of gum arabic (Acacia senegal
) on renal function in diabetic mice," Kidney and Blood Pressure Research, vol.
By 2025-end, over US$ 270 Mn worth of acacia senegal
will be sold in the world, while acacia seyal will witness consumption of more than 90 thousand tons
Gum Arabic (Acacia senegal
L.) GA and adenine were both obtained from Sigma (St.
Samples of bark of Acacia nilotica, Acacia seyal and Acacia senegal
from individual collections were used for the study extraction efficiency.
The present study was planned to investigate antiatherosclerotic and cardioprotective role of Acacia senegal
seed extract, if any, using high fat diet-induced atherosclerotic rabbits as working model.
It is associated with the sahelo-sudanian climate, which is favourable to the proliferation of Acacia senegal
in terms of soil and rainfall conditions (Harmand et al.
Key Words: Arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi; Acacia Senegal
; Water deficiency; Sahel
These are grade 1 (acacia Senegal
); grade 2 (acacia Seyal); grade 3 (combretum) and grade 4, (neutral) .
The Daaba community for example, used to cut down the Acacia senegal
tree to make charcoal, but have since found a sustainable income from these trees by harvesting gum arabic, a sticky substance often found oozing out of the trunks of acacia trees.
Sudan is ideally suited to Acacia Senegal
, a species that produces high quality "hashab" gum arabic.
However, true gum arabic is sourced from Acacia senegal
, which grows in abundance in thirsty tropical West Africa from Senegal to Nigeria.