Tragacanth is called gum of shrubs that is cut off from the stems of this material and dried when exposed to air and sunlight. The more transparent and colorless the gum is, the better the quality. Tragacanth is hot and humid. Its benefits are very good for strengthening the body, growth and conditioning of the hair, emollient and anti-cough in the common cold, control of diarrhea, prevention of cancer cells, heat treatment, enhancement of male powers, treatment of urinary incontinence, anti-aging, increasing breast size, cure constipation, increase postpartum mothers' physical strength, and bleed during menstruation. It has no side effects.
- Name: Tragacanth
- Type: Medicinal Plants
- Scientific Name: Astragalus gossypinus
- Product: Asia Minor, Iran, Syria and Greece