June 29, 2016

Cassia Auriculata

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What other names is Cassia Auriculata known by?

Avaram, Avari Panchaga Choornam, Kalpa Herbal Tea, Ranawara, Senna auriculata, Tanner's Cassia.

What is Cassia Auriculata?

Cassia auriculata is an evergreen shrub that grows in many parts of India and in other parts of Asia. The flower, leaves, stem, root, and unripe fruit are used for treatment, especially in Ayurvedic medicine.

People use Cassia auriculata for diabetes, eye infections (conjunctivitis), joint and muscle pain (rheumatism), constipation, jaundice, liver disease, and urinary tract disorders.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diabetes.
  • Joint and muscle pain (rheumatism).
  • Eye infections (conjunctivitis).
  • Constipation.
  • Liver disease.
  • Urinary tract diseases.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of cassia auriculata for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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