People use Padang cassia for prediabetes, diabetes, obesity, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
In food and beverages, Padang cassia is used as a flavoring agent.
Uses & Effectiveness ?
Insufficient Evidence for
- A grouping of symptoms that increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke (metabolic syndrome). Early research shows that taking Padang cassia can lower systolic blood pressure (the top number), blood sugar, and body fat in people with metabolic syndrome. It does not seem to lower diastolic blood pressure (the bottom number) or cholesterol.
- Obesity. Early research shows that taking Padang cassia can help to reduce body fat in people who are overweight or obese.
- A hormonal disorder that causes enlarged ovaries with cysts (polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS). Early research shows that taking Padang cassia can help regulate the menstrual cycle in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Special Precautions and Warnings
Diabetes: Padang cassia may lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use Padang cassia in amounts larger than what's normally found in food.
Liver disease: Padang cassia contains a chemical that might harm the liver. If you have liver disease, don't take Padang cassia in amounts larger than what's normally found in food.
Surgery: Padang cassia might lower blood sugar and might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop taking Padang cassia as a medicine at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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