Avaram Senna (Cassia auriculata) is a common tree in Asia, which has been widely used in Indian traditional medicine. The tree grows wildly and found abundantly near the river beds. Avaram Senna flower, which is called as Tanner’s cassia is bright yellow in color. The dried flowers and buds have many therapeutic benefits. In Ayurveda, Avaram Senna flower is used for treating diabetes.
Helps Treat Diabetes: The flower extract is proven to have anti-diabetic activity. Consumption of avaram Senna flowers in the form of tea lowers blood sugar level. According to a research, consumption of 0.45 g/kg body weight of the avaram Senna flower extract for a period of 30 days significantly lowered sugar level.
Antimicrobial Activity: It fights against fungal and microbial infection. The flower extract contains saponins, which is a natural antimicrobial compound that is used for the treatment of various diseases. Fresh flower extracts fight against microorganisms such as, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Salmonella typhi, Escherichia coli, Vibrio cholera and Shigella dysentrae, which are responsible for causing typhoid, cholera and urinary tract infections.
Prevents Urinary Tract Infections: Avaram Senna flowers have properties that prevent urinary tract infection, especially in women. It prevents bacterial growth and is also effective in curing infections. It acts as a detoxifying agent and excretes harmful toxins from the body.
Constipation: It acts as a laxative that helps prevent constipation. People who suffer from constipation benefit from avaram Senna flower tea as it eases bowel movement.
Regulates Menstrual Cycle: It is useful in regulating menstrual cycle and prevents excessive menstrual flow. Avaram Senna flower tea is effective for women who experience irregular menstrual cycle.