These Cassia Seeds also are known as Semen Cassia, jue ming zi in China belongs to Caesalpinaceae plant family and genus Cassia.
- The seeds are hard, smooth & small.
- Botanic Name: Cassia tora L., Cassia obtusifolia L, Caesalpiniaceae.
The plant mainly grows in the tropical region of India and commercially supplied from regions of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh< where we get ours:)
Benefits of Using Cassia Seeds –
- Cassia Tora Seed helps with the weight loss. It helps to maintain the digestive system removing the unwanted toxins from the body
- It is considered an external tonic for bowel, liver, and kidney.
- It is used for the treatment of red or itchy eyes and also alleviates the discomfort in case of light-sensitive eyes.
- It helps to remove intense heat from the liver that results in improved vision, moisturizing intestine and easing bowels
- It prevents the growth of microorganisms like fungi and bacteria due to its antifungal and antibacterial properties.
- High blood pressure may cause health problems. In order to lower down the high blood pressure, cassia sea tea is one of the natural remedies.
- It also helps to lower down the cholesterol level as well as decrease blood lipids
- Cassia seeds have the ability to calm down the dizziness and prevent it from reoccurring
- A natural treatment for cold and flu and combats all infections related to seasonal allergies
- The oil extracted from the cassia seeds has an effective treatment for arthritis pain in the joints due to its anti-rheumatic and anti-inflammatory properties
- It improves blood circulation and alleviates swelling, discomfort, and pain in the muscles and tissues by warming it
- The cassia seeds have miraculous medicinal values.
- It is also been highly valued in ancient Chinese herb.
- The appearance of cassia seeds may vary in colour from green to dark brown and even yellow that has a salty bittersweet taste with a smooth surface
Possible Side effects of Cassia seed tea:
- The medicinal property of Cassia seed is cold, so people who are prone to diarrhea and stomachache should not drink Cassia seed tea.
- Pregnant women are not suitable for drinking Cassia seed tea.
- Women in physiological period should not drink Cassia seed tea, which may lead to dysmenorrhea or other symptoms.
- After drinking Cassia seed tea, a small number of people may have abdominal distension, diarrhea, and nausea at the early stage, but these symptoms can quickly disappear.
- Cassia seed tea is a kind of mild laxative, so it should not be drunk in large quantities for a long time, otherwise, it will affect gastrointestinal function.
Cassia Tora Linne ~ "Korean" Tea
The plant is a legume...
... and resembles the ground nut with yellow buttercup-like flowers. The plant has some medicinal uses such as combating ringworm and also has laxative properties....weight-loss.
The Cassia Tora Seed is recognized as ripe seed by sickle pod, is a highly treasured ancient Chinese herbs. As explained by Ayurveda Cassia Tora has great laxatives, ophthalmics, anthelmintics and expectorants.
The main constituents include derivatives of rhein anthraquinone, emodin, chrysophanol,and fixed oil. Used as aperients & purgatives the seeds which helps to loosen bowels & relieve constipation.