Avarampoo tea benefits diy

Avarampoo (Tanner’s Cassia) is a bright yellow flower from the legume tree, senna auriculata . Various parts of the tree provide different health benefits. The flower is used for its particular benefits in the treatment of diabetes, fever, urinary disorders, constipation, conjunctivitis, rheumatism, gout and gonorrhea.

The flower is the most used part of the tree for its saponin content and antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Some of the distinct health benefits of the flower when consumed internally are:

  • Dry powder is used to prepare herbal tea by diabetics, as it controls the blood sugar level.
  • Herbal tea of the flower regulates menstrual cycle.
  • Being a natural laxative, the flower facilitates easy bowel movement and prevents constipation.
  • Urinary disorders, particularly in women, are cured by consumption of the flower extract.
  • The detoxifying potential of the flower excretes harmful toxins from the body.


Avarampoo (Tanner’s cassia) tea for blood pressure regulation

Consumption of the flower is in the form of a herbal tea or soup. We will now see how to make a tea with Avarampoo (Tanner’s cassia) flowers.

  • 4 tsps Dried Avarampoo flowers (Knows as Tanner’s Cassia in English.)
  • 1 tsp Honey (Palm sugar can also be used.)
  1. Dried Avarampoo flowers are available in organic stores and stores that carry herbs. You can make tea with fresh flowers too, but dried ones are more easily available and you can store them in a container for months together. So for regular consumption, dried flowers work better.
  2. Place 4 teaspoons of dried flowers in an infuser.
  3. Pour boiling hot water on the flowers till they are fully soaked.
  4. Allow the dried flowers to seep in for around 10 minutes.
  5. Strain the soaked flowers well and remove the tea infuser.
  6. Pour the herbal tea into a cup to drink it.
  7. Add half a teaspoon of honey to add to its taste.
  8. This tea has a mild sweet taste, is refreshing and keeps your body hydrated.

Ramya Srinivasan, PDGBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. As a result of her passion in native medicine, she got her Diploma in Traditional Siddha Medicine from Bharat Sevak Samaj registered under the Indian Planning Commission. She is certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.