Cassia auriculata is a much branched , an ever green medicinal shrub with attractive bright yellow color flowers belongs to the family of fabaceae  .It has many medicinal properties and cures many diseases . In Tamil it is called Aavaaram poo .There is a Tamil proverb about this plant " aavaarai pooththirukka saavaarai kandathundo " the closest meaning of this aavaaram flower gives longevity to life .It can be seen in the dry places ,sea coast  and  road sides of India and Srilanka .Traditionally it has been used for curing diabetes .It is used in Indian system of alternative medicines like siddha ,ayurveda ,herbal ,and folk medicines for curing many diseases .The whole plant  have medicinal properties and used for many ailments .It contains antioxidants ,cardiac glucosides ,anthraguinones and tannins .Flowers of this plant is  having  an anti bacterial ,anti diabetic and laxative property .
It is very useful in 
- Controls diabetes 
- urinary problems 
- kidney disorders 
- regulating menstrual cycle 
- skin related problems 
 - removes body bad odor
- treat conjunctive eyes
- good laxative 
- improve complexion in women 
- reduce body heat and burning foot 
- reduce dryness of the skin  
- rejuvenate the body 
- apply this flower past on  your face and leave it for 10 to 15 minutes after that wash your face  with water your face will glow .
- flower powder is mixed with sikkakkaai is used for hair wash that results you will get a lustre and healthy hair .
- The leaves and flowers past is used as a scrab or soap for bathing .
- flowers and buds are used for preparing tea instead of normal tea for diabetic patients .It will reduce the blood sugar levels drastically.Take one teaspoon full of this flower powder add one glass of water to it and boil it to make a half ,filter it add some milk and sugar to it and then have as a tea . 
- The root is used for preparing  decoctions against fevers ,diabetes ,constipation ,urinary problems ,gout and gonorrhea .
- we can make a dish from this flower with green gram dhal and red gram dal adding green chillies ,onion ,cumin seeds and coconut .This is good for our health .
flower powder is available in  all herbal stores .

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