cassia fistula

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cas·si·a fis·tu·la

(kash'ēă fis'tyū-lă),
A plant, the dried ripe fruit of which is used as a laxative.
Synonym(s): purging cassia
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Cassia fistula commonly known as amaltas or golden shower is an intermediate sized tree and its derivatives are used in ayurvedic prescriptions as well as home remedies against ants.
Antioxidant activities of phenolic, proanthocyanidin, and flavonoid components in extracts of Cassia fistula. J.
No silica bodies were observed in Cassia occidentalis and Dalbergia sisso where as in Cassia fistula both the abaxial and adaxial sides showed the presence of silica bodies.
The effect of Cassia fistula emulsion on pediatric functional constipation in comparison with mineral oil: a randomized, clinical trial.
Considering the fact that a number of members of the Cassia genus have been reported in the scientific literature for their antidiabetic as well as antinociceptive activities, and that Cassia fistula is used by the folk medicinal practitioners of bangladesh for treatment of diabetes and pain, it was the objective of the present study to evaluate the antihyperglycemic and antinociceptive potential of methanol extracts of leaves of this plant in rodent model systems.
Another factor could have been the constant offshore wind, though having said that Cassia fistula recently planted on another coastal development are doing well.
Cassia fistula Linn (Caesalpinaceae) tree is one of the most widespread in the forests of India, usually occurring in deciduous forests.