The Boabab Tree

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The Boabab Tree

The Boabab tree which is native to Africa and Australia has many uses. It's easy enough to identify when there are no leaves on the tree the branches looks like roots like its been planted upside down.

The Baobab tree has large whitish flowers which open at night. The fruit contains tartaric acid and vitamin C and can either be sucked, or soaked in water to make a drink. They can also be roasted and ground up to make a drink.The bark is pounded to make rope, mats, baskets, paper and cloth; the leaves can be boiled and eaten, and glue can be made from the pollen.Fresh baobab leaves provide an edible vegetable similar to spinach which is also used medicinally to treat kidney and bladder diseases.

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