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Robinia pseudoacacia

  • Botanical name: Robinia pseudoacacia

  • Common name: Black Loctus

  • Geographical position : 600 - 1400m above sea level

  • Part of the plant used: Flower (wild)

  • Appearance: Dark Brown solid.

  • Major compounds: n- nonacosane, n- heptacosane, n- pentacosane, linoleic acid

  • Odor: Natural and fresh fragrance


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Natural Cosmetics

Flowers of false acacia rich in proteins and microelements which could be used for additives in foods. They contain volatile compounds, flavonoids, proteins, robinin, polysaccharide and some microelements. [1]

Robinia pseudoacacia flowers are edible, with high nutrient and functional values. They are used in traditional medicine as diuretic, spasmolytic, sedative and cholagogic agents. Its flowers relieve inflammation of the kidneys and biliary ducts agent.

They are used also for soothing the feelings of heartburn and to reduce gastric hyperacidity. [2]

The results of a study showed that R. pseudoacacia’s extracts exhibited a selective antimicrobial effect directed against Gram-positive (Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus subtilis) and Gram-negative (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli) bacterial strains. The combination of extract/antibiotic had a synergistic effect. [3]


[1] Sujatha Rajaram, Health benefits of plant-derived α-linolenic acid, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 100, Issue suppl_1, July 2014, Pages 443S–448S.

[2] Stanko Stankov, Hafize Fida, Tanya Ivanova, Albena Stoyanova, Stanka Damyanova, Mykola Desyk: Chemical composition and application of flowers of false acacia (Robinia pseudoacacia L.)

[3] IOANA C. MARINAS, ELIZA OPREA, ELISABETA-IRINA GEANA, CARMEN CHIFIRIUC and VERONICA LAZAR: Antimicrobial and antioxidant activity of the vegetative and reproductive organs of Robinia pseudoacacia. J. Serb. Chem. Soc. 79 (11) 1363–1378 (2014)

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