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Cassia Fistula(Golden Shower)

Common Name: Fistula, Laburnum, Purging Fistula, Golden Shower, Amaltas.
Plant name: Cassia Fistula.
Chemical constituents: (+)- anthraquinones, crude protein, crude fat, crude fiber, carbohydrates, fistulic acid, rhein, rheinglucoside, galactomannan, sennosides A and B, tannin, phlobaphenes, oxyanthraquinone substances, emodin, chrysophanic acid, fistuacacidin, barbaloin, lupeol, beta-sitosterol, hexacosanol.
Uses:
The roots are useful in treating skin diseases, alleviating burning sensations and curing syphilis.
 Herb proves useful for treating cancer, convulsions, delirium, diarrhea, dysuria, epilepsy, gravel, hematuria and pimples.
Casia Fistula as a remedy for tumors of the abdomen, glands, liver, stomach and throat.
It is used as a highly effective moderate laxative that is safe even for children.


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