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Uses And Health Benefits Of Senna alata (Cassia alata).


The essential and most secure restorative procedure since ancient time is a homegrown medication which has shown a huge job in essential medical care improvement. The World Health Organisation (WHO) evaluated that 80% of occupants in agricultural nations essentially depend on natural prescriptions. It was found that 33% of the generally utilized medications are acquired from regular sources. This has prompted the documentation of around 40,000–70,000 medicinal plant species with extraordinary remedial potential.

This plant is utilized all over Africa for skin conditions and also as a purgative.


It is a bush 2 to 3 meters high, the leaves are enormous, pinnate compound, the blossoms are extremely elaborate yellow and the natural products are straight cases up to 25 cm long. Senna alata is a therapeutic spice of the Leguminosae family. The plant is customarily utilized in the treatment of typhoid, diabetes, jungle fever, asthma, ringworms, fungus contaminations, scabies, smear, herpes, and skin inflammation.

Healing Activity Found In Senna alata plant:  The antibacterial and antifungal activity of the leaves of Cassia alata was all around concentrated by fuller in his proposition in 1983. The dynamic fixings are glycosides whose sugar is glucose and the genomes of the anthracene subordinates. In staphylococcus, which is the most often experienced germ in contaminated injuries. Has been checked and the antifungal activity exists on all dermatophytes yet not on yeasts.

Uses And Benefits Of Cassia alata:

For all skin issue like pimples, dermatitis, ringworm, foot revolt and so forth. The most ideal route is to utilize the juice of new leaves got after crushing straightforwardly on the injuries. Or on the other hand, granulate the leaves with minimal salt (stone salt) and blend in with Shea margarine and apply to the tainted region. In many African settings, it is boiled and drunk twice a day to combat the listed ailments above.

Disclaimer: This is not medical advice. Consult your doctor before using this treatment.

Written by Albert O. Adormson

I am an actor, tourist, Pan-Africanist and writer. My journey of content creation began in Junior High School. I began writing officially after Senior High School. Writing is still my love.


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