Indian cassia is used for diabetes, cough, common cold, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
In foods, Indian cassia is used as a spice or flavoring agent.
Uses & Effectiveness ?
Insufficient Evidence for
- Diabetes. Taking Indian cassia three times per day for 3 months might lower blood sugar in people with diabetes.
- Bad breath.
- Excessive crying in infants (colic).
- Common cold.
- Complications after childbirth.
- Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea).
- Heart disease.
- Indigestion (dyspepsia).
- Liver disease.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
- Sexual problems that prevent satisfaction during sexual activity.
- Skin damage caused by the sun.
- Sore throat.
- Other uses.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Diabetes: Indian cassia might lower blood sugar. Watch for signs of low blood sugar and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use Indian cassia.
Surgery: Indian cassia might lower blood sugar levels. There is some concern that it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using Indian cassia at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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