Cassia Seeds

Cassia Seeds

Cassia seeds are obtained from pods which grow on plants that are native to certain parts of Asia – with China being the primary producer of cassia seeds. The plant usually grows to a height of four feet with the pods beings roughly 20cm in length. Cassia are usually harvested during the fall months and are normally sun-dried before being used. Cassia seeds can be found in various forms including seeds, powders, tea packets and even pastes that are used for skin ailments.

Cassia seeds have long been used for medicinal purposes, providing a natural treatment for conditions related to kidneys, livers, the intestines and the eyesight. There are numerous additional health benefits associated with Cassia making them an essential ingredient in Chaoji tea. Cassia seeds are often used as a cure for constipation as they help to reduce intestinal dryness. Another lesser known health benefit of Cassia seeds is the effect it has on reducing headaches and lowering blood pressure.

Benefits:

  • Assists with reducing headaches
  • Treatment for constipation
  • Helps to treat problems with liver, kidney and intestines
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Promotes good liver health
  • Treatment for various skin ailments
  • Lowers Cholesterol