Cassia lignea or Taj is an important herb that belongs to Fabaceae and the genus Senna family, which comes with excellent health and medical benefits, usually found in Mexico and India along the roadsides and wastelands. Leaves as well seeds of Cassia Lignea uses to treat various health problems; however, the other common names of this herb are cassia bark, canton cassia, cassia aromaticum, bastard cinnamon, and Chinese cinnamon.
This herb contains anthraquinone derivatives and little quantity of tannin. Moreover, Taj benefits are enriched in alkaloids, flavonoids, rhein, glycosides, and lectin, which all play a crucial role in maintaining good health. The chrysoberyl, quercetin, kaempferol-3-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside, palmitic Acid, and 17-hydrotetratriacontane are also the notable substances of Cassia Lignea uses which increase its usage in the medical world to treat various diseases. This herb is widely used as a laxative and prevents constipation; however, the anti-inflammatory properties in Cassia are helpful in healing wounds, ringworms, and skin diseases.
After boiling this herb in water for an appropriate time produce enormous anti-microbial characteristics through which many skin infections and ringworm can be cured. Candida Albicans and Trichyophyton Mentagraphytes can also be avoided very well with this herb. The anti-oxidant approach of cassia makes it useful against inflammation on any part of the body while the water extracts can reduce the high fever quickly. The blood sugar level can be cured effectively with cassia lignea and considered very helpful for diabetic patients as it inhibits the digestion of carbohydrates.
- Treat Constipation
- Reduce High Body Temperature
- Prevent Skin Diseases
- Work against tumours
- Treat the effects of the common cold
- Effective for intestinal disorders
- Cure arthritic joints
- Alleviate pain and swelling
- Good for analgesia