What is the Cassia Fistula?
Cassia fistula, commonly known as golden shower, purging cassia, Indian laburnum, or pudding-pipe tree, is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae. The species is native to the Indian subcontinent and adjacent regions of Southeast Asia, from southern Pakistan through India and Sri Lanka to Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Thailand. It is a popular ornamental plant and is also used in herbal medicine.
All parts of Amaltas can be used for treatment, such as fruits, seeds, leaves, and roots. Amaltas contain latex, pectin, coloring matter, sucrose, some essential oils, and hydroxymethyl anthraquinones.
The Cassia Fistula is similar in shape to the common cucumber, which is cylindrical in shape and contains 20-25 seeds. The color of the Cassia Fistula seeds is bright black, and the plant has yellow flowers.
Benefits of Cassia Fistula
The Amaltas option has many health benefits for human health, and the following are the most important benefits of the Amaltas plant:
1. May help heal wounds
Each part of the plant contains different substances and has different healing benefits as well. The fruits of this plant can be used to treat wounds.
Some use the leaves for wounds and the leaves are also used to prepare wound ointments and lotions.
2. Relieve digestive symptoms
This plant helps treat stomach bloating, as it can be mixed with almond or flaxseed oil in order to get rid of confusion and improve bowel movement.
3. May help treat skin infections
Cassia Fistula may help treat skin allergies and various infections.
The extract of the leaves or a paste made from the leaves can be used to treat ringworm on the skin or infections of the hands and feet caused by a cold.
The leaves can also be simply rubbed on the places of skin infections.
4. It can treat constipation
The fruits of Cassia Fistula contain laxatives that greatly help in treating constipation.
All you have to do is put 50 grams of the fruit pulp into the water overnight, and then filter it in the early morning, and drink it to get rid of constipation.
5. Healing from the common cold
Cassia Fistula may help treat the common cold. y
Some burn Cassia Fistula pods and inhale the smoke from it, which can help treat a runny nose and give people great relief.
6. Boost immunity
The bark and fruits of the plant contain antioxidants, which in turn help in enhancing the immunity of the human body. It is recommended to consume the bark extract and the fruit in order to strengthen immunity.
7. Prevention of heart problems
The leaves of the fennel plant may help keep the heart healthy from various problems.
Cassia Fistula pods extract can be prepared and consumed in the early morning and evening daily. This helps reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body (LDL), and makes the heart muscles stronger.
8. High-temperature treatment
Cassia Fistula leaves may help treat high body temperature.
The leaves can be boiled in water, filtered to obtain the extract, and then cooled in the refrigerator and used to raise body temperature.
9. Fight infections
Amaltas may help get rid of inflammation and associated pain, such as: gout and arthritis.
10. Get rid of erysipelas
Erysipelas affects the face due to a streptococcus bacterial infection, which appears as large red spots on the face.
Amaltas leaf extract can be used to reduce the symptoms of erysipelas.
11. Cough treatment
The fruits of Amaltas can help treat chronic cough and also help reduce symptoms of bronchitis.
12. Treatment of urinary tract problems
Some people feel burning and pain when they urinate. Cassia Fistula helps treat urinary problems and relieve pain.
Cassia Fistula can be eaten every day in the morning in order to get the full benefit.
Precautions related to the consumption of Cassia Fistula
It is advised to avoid the consumption of Cassia Fistula during pregnancy, as there are not enough studies to show that it is completely safe for pregnant women and the fetus.
It is also not recommended to consume Amaltas for people with diarrhea.
It is also worth noting that an overdose of Amaltas leads to a complete cleansing of the intestines.
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