Aavaram Flower Tea – Benefits, Uses and Recipe

Aavaram Flower tea consists of aavaram flowers, which is one of the familiar flowers that are common in places with tropical weather. The flowers are bright yellow in color and very attractive. The light featherlike flower carries many medicinal properties that are used in natural medicines since ancient times. The flowers are used in Ayurveda and Siddha medicines very frequently. Even our ancestors used the dried flowers for natural home remedies to treat many health issues.

The flower and the shrub are called by various names in India. Few are mentioned below.

English name or common name: Tanner’s Cassia

Hindi – Tarwar

Marathi – Tarwad

Kannada – Tangedi

Telugu – Tagedu puvvu

Tamil – Avaram poo

Gujarati – Awala

Malayalam – Avaram pushpam

Sanskrit – Charmaranga

These bright yellow flowers have many medicinal properties that can be beneficial for our health and to treat various health issues.

Key components found in Aavaram flowers, buds and seeds:

  • Tannins
  • Phenols
  • Flavonoids
  • Steroids
  • Quinones
  • Coumarins
  • Alkaloids
  • Glycosides
  • Saponins
  • Proteins
  • Carbohydrates
  • Phytosterol
  • Anthraquinones
  • Amino Acids

Rich source of Anti-oxidants

Aavaram poo or Aavaram senna contains a good amount of anti-oxidants that are highly beneficial for overall health of an individual. It helps to decrease oxidative stress, flushes out unwanted toxins and prevents free radicals that might cause cancer cells to grow inside our body. Regular intake of anti-oxidants also help in slowing down the ageing process and improve the functioning of all organs.

“The results obtained showed that the ethanolic crude extract of Cassia auriculata flowers can be considered as good sources of anti-oxidants, anti- inflammatory and can be incorporated into the drug formulations” https://rjppd.org/HTMLPaper.aspx?Journal=Research%20Journal%20of%20Pharmacology%20and%20Pharmacodynamics;PID=2018-10-3-10

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Aavaram poo for diabetes

The medicinal properties in the flowers are highly effective in regulating blood sugar levels. It is found to be anti-diabetic by nature. When the extract from aavaram flower was consumed 0.45g/per kg of a person’s weight for continuous period of 30 days, there were significant results showing reduction in blood sugar levels. The flower and buds can be dried and powdered, which can be used to make tea.

Natural anti-microbial and anti-fungal

Aavaram poo contains saponins that are considered to be natural anti-microbial and anti-fungal. The extract can be used to treat fungal and bacterial infections. Different bacteria that cause Urinary Tract Infection, thyroid issues and sometimes cholera, can be treated. Regular consumption of the flower extract can help you fight Shigella dysentrae, vibrio cholera, staphylococcus Enterococcus faecalis, Salmonella typhi, Escherichia coli and various other microorganisms.

Prevents constipation

The laxative property in the flower extract can help one to relieve constipation and regulate bowel movements. When consumed regularly, it can prevent constipation and also clear the intestines of the residues in it.

Reduced cholesterol

The Senna flowers can help one to reduce cholesterol effectively. This property prevents any cardio related issues and improves the function of the heart. It also helps in reducing the bad cholesterol, which leads to weight loss. Regular intake of the extract promotes weight loss and prevents obesity. It also provides good amount of energy and boosts stamina.

Reduces inflammation

Aavaram poo extract contains natural anti-inflammatory properties that reduces inflammation. It was usually used in ancient times to treat arthritis, joint pain, swelling in joints and muscles. People who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, have said to find good relief from the pain effectively. The extract can be consumed in the form of tea or concoction.

“The Cassia auriculata herb has been traditionally used in India for medicinal purposes to treat hyperglycemia, diabetes, rheumatism, asthma, and skin diseases. In the present study, ethanolic extract of Cassia auriculata flower (Et-CAF) depicted anti-hyperlipidemic effect in the budding yeast cells.” https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28928537/

Aavaram poo for hair

The medicinal properties in the flower has been a big attraction in the ancient times when it came to hair care. It was infused in many types of hair oils that was prepared to improve hair growth and strengthen hair roots.

avaram poo for hair

It also prevents infections on the scalp and protects the skin from unwanted issues. When the senna flower infused oil is applied regularly on the scalp and hair, it prevents any type of inflammation.

Senna flower for skin

The flower’s anti-bacterial property helps in preventing acne, bacterial and fungal infection effectively. It is also used to reduces scars, blemishes and dark spots. When applied regularly on the skin like a mask, it can provide multiple benefits for the skin. It improves the surface texture and also brightens the dull skin. The powdered flower can be added to milk or yogurt and applied on the skin. The mild fragrance is also a plus point and it is very gentle on the skin. The flowers can be used along with bath powders even for little children.

Analgesic by nature

The flower extract is said to be acting as a natural analgesic compound. When the tea or concoction is consumed, it reduces body pain, improves sleep, reduced stress and also reduces body pain. When a person suffers from fever, he/she can consume the aavaram poo tea continuously for a week to have better recovery.

Apart from the flowers of the shrub, the bark leaves, buds, seeds and roots are used for various health benefits.

Aavaram poo flowers – Used to treat diabetes, skin related issues, prevents and treats UTI and treats constipation

Aavaram tree bark – Used to treat skin issues and inflammation

Aavaram tree leaf – The leaves of the shrub are widely used for hair care, added in hair wash powder, hair oil and skin related issues. It is also used to treat small wounds.

Aavaram seeds – The seeds are used to treat some skin related issues and used to treat premature greying of hair.

Aavaram roots – The roots are added in natural medicines that are used to treat wounds on the superficial skin. It is found to be good for the functioning of the kidneys.

How to prepare Aavaram poo Tea/concoction?

  • Add the flower powder to boiling water
  • You can also a pinch of palm sugar or country sugar and chopped ginger
  • Once the water comes to a boil, turn the flame off
  • Strain it and cool it down
  • Drink it a little warm

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