economical importance of lac insect ?

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Lac insects such as Kerria lacca, Tacchardia lacca etc are reared for production of lac. Lac is a resin secreted by female lac insects, it acts as a protective covering. This resin has got various economic importance.
1. Polishing woods.
2. Dye used in leather.
3. Colouring agent in wine, jam, sauce etc.
4. Used in medicine of liver and obesity.

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