Baobab extract not only has moisturizing effect, but also has antioxidant effect and skin elasticity medicine.
2. Food and Beverages
Baobab extract can be used to make refreshing beverages and flavorings, and is a natural raw material for natural health food and beverage supplements. The young leaves of the baobab tree can be used in cooking and in a variety of salads, soups, sauces and toppings. The leaves are dried and ground into powder, which can be traded in the market as a raw material for making pickles or food. Fresh and dried pulp can be eaten directly, and can also be used to cook porridge, wine and beverages. The seeds can be eaten raw as a snack, or used as a thickener in soups, flavoring and after roasting. The seeds of baobab can be extracted into edible oil, and its protein content is significantly higher than that of vegetable oils such as peanuts.
3. Medical Use
Baobab Extract is widely used in modern medicine. The leaves are used to produce antipyretics, cancer and heart disease. The leaves of the baobab tree are dried and powdered by West Africans to treat many ailments such as kidney and bladder disease, asthma, fatigue, abdominal pain, tumors, diarrhea, trauma, insect bites, and inflammation. The pulp also produces antipyretics, prevents dysentery, promotes perspiration, and is used to treat Newcastle disease in poultry. Pulp was also used to treat measles and smallpox. The bark is the most widely used. Can replace quinine to prevent colds, treat toothache, fever and dysentery. In Madagascar, the bark of the baobab tree is used as a pain reliever, and Baobab Extract is also used to treat diabetes, polyuria, and other ailments. The seeds prevent diarrhea and hiccups, and the vegetable oil extracted from the seeds can be used to treat inflammation and relieve toothache. The root, pounded into a powder, is used to treat malaria. Additionally, the bark, pulp, and seeds contain detoxifying substances that can detoxify bindweed. In East Africa, the bark is used as an antidote for curare. In Malavia, baobab sap is poured over the wounds of animals killed in this way to neutralize the poison before eating them.
4. Other uses
Baobab Extract contains fibers, and the bark can be made into various ropes, musical instrument strings, baskets, fishing nets, and packaging materials for covering roofs, making shoe soles, clothes, hats, bags, cushions, etc. It is a widely used material. with textile fibers. In East Africa, the bark is also used to make red dyes or decorative colorants. The husk of the fruit is used to produce tobacco and can be carved into various spoons and containers. In the Nigerian region, leaves are a common ingredient in horse feed and are added to the feed to make horses strong. In the Zimbabwe region, soaked tree roots are used to bathe children, Baobab Extract makes the skin smoother, and the roots can be made into decomposable fuel. The seed oil can be used to treat skin problems and to a certain extent cosmetic, while the hard seed husks can be used to produce food and water utensils. Pollen can be used to make glue. Wood pulp can be used to produce writing paper.