Overview

Baobab is a tree native to Africa, Madagascar, Australia, and the Arabian Peninsula. It is commonly used as a source of water and food. It is sometimes also used as medicine.

Baobab is consumed as a food. It is also used for malnutrition, asthma, and to repel mosquitos, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

There is not enough scientific information to know how baobab might work for any medical condition. The fruit and leaves contain many nutrients.

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