Cutch and Gambier

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Also known as Catechu, Cutch is extracts from acacia trees, used in the tanning process of converting animals skins and hides into leather (Watt 1885, 74-75). While sometimes known as white catechu, Gambier is extracted from the uncaria gambir plant (Watt 1885, 77).