Amaltas Herb Benefits

Benefits of Amaltas Herb

Other names of Amaltas Herb - Aragvadha, Cassia fistula–Fructus

Digestion : Beneficial where there is constipation from heat drying the fluids in the colon. Specific for high pitta in the intestines where pacaka and ranjaka pitta are aggravated. As a gentle laxative it is used in children, the elderly and in pregnancy where constitutionally appropriate. It descends apana vayu and clears flatulence. It is a specific remedy to help ease the discomfort of piles.

Skin : By helping to eliminate pitta toxins from the rasa and rakta dhatu it benefits skin aggravations by cleansing the blood. Most useful for hot and damp skin conditions with itching, suppuration and inflammation.

Bleeding : Helps in bleeding from any of the mucous membranes.

Fever : The ayurvedic adage is to purge a fever after it breaks, ‘natu reco jvarani’, and Amaltas is specifically indicated for cleansing the bowel after a fever.