Amaltas, also known as Cassia fistula or Golden shower tree, is a famous Ayurvedic plant that can help with a number of health problems. The most frequent names for this tree are Pupping pipe, Golden Shower, Aragvadha, and Indian Laburnum. 

Amaltas is found in India and Pakistan, as well as a few places of Southeast Asia. It is grown in many places of India due to its broad therapeutic benefits. Amaltas has therapeutic benefits in all of its parts, including the leaves, seeds, root, pulp, fruit, and bark.

Amaltas has a sweet and bitter flavour, according to Ayurvedic literature. Many disorders benefit from it, including skin diseases (Kushta), fever (Jwara), rheumatic diseases (Amavaata), cardiac diseases (Hrudroga), migraines, burns, jaundice, swelling tongue, leprosy, and alopecia.

It is widely acknowledged to be the most effective laxative (Sramsanam). It also helps to balance the three body energies: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. 

Leaves: Laxative qualities are found in the leaves.

Amaltas Pulp Powder - Amaltaas Guda Powder - Aragvadha - Cassia Fistula

Seeds: Amaltas seeds have laxative, antipyretic (fever-lowering), and carminative (expelling gas from the stomach) qualities.

Fruits: Fruit extracts have laxative qualities and can aid with skin disorders, gastrointestinal pain, and fever.

Flower:Amaltas flowers have laxative, astringent (tightening of skin tissues), anti-pyretic, and wound healing effects. 

Pulp: Amaltas pulp can be used as a safe laxative by pregnant women and toddlers. The pulp has anti-viral and anti-fungal effects as well.

Bark: Amaltas bark includes antioxidants (which protect cell damage) and anti-inflammatory effects.

Pod Ripe: Antipyretic and laxative effects are found in pods. 


Other Names: Cassia Fistula, Kritamala, Vyadhighata, Shampaka, Shamyaka, Nrpadruma, Kritamalaka, Rajavriksha, Sondaalee, Sonaalu, Indian Laburnum, Purging Fistula, Pudding pipe tree, Garmaalo, Amaltaas, Girimaal Kannada: Kakke, Kakkemar, Konna, Baahvaa, Sunaari, Kaniyaar, Girdnalee, Konnai, Rela, Indian Laburnum, Purging Fistula, Pudding pipe tree, Golden shower, Golden pipe tree, Amaltas, Garmalo, Aaragwadha, Aaragvadha, Araghvadha, Chaturangula, Amaltus

Amaltas Benefits:

Amaltas Benefits for Constipation. Amaltas is a good constipation cure. Amaltas emulsion is successful in the 3-week treatment of functional constipation in children. Amaltas is also used as a mild laxative in pregnant women. To treat constipation, combine the Amaltas pulp with hot water. Amaltas can also help babies with hiccups.

Amaltas Benefits for Skin Diseases:

Amaltas leaves can be used to treat skin problems such as ringworms, eczema, and skin eruptions. Amaltas root aids in the treatment of dermatological issues. Amaltas fruit pulp has also been proven to be effective in the treatment of skin ailments and worms. Amaltas leaves can be used to treat erysipelas. 

Amaltas Benefits for Cough Relief:

Antitussive (cough suppressing) characteristics of amaltas. The pods are charred, then combined with salt and honey. This mixture is used to treat coughs. It can also be used to treat fevers. Amaltas leaves are good cough relievers. Amaltas is also useful in treating TB. Amaltas boosts immunity and protects the body from illnesses. 

Amaltas Benefits for Congestion:

Amaltas relieves respiratory tract congestion, reduces inflammation, and aids in the removal of phlegm (thick mucus). It can also be used to treat the common cold and asthma.

Amaltas Heart Health Benefits:

Amaltas aids in the strengthening of cardiac muscles, the reduction of blood cholesterol levels, and the prevention of lipid buildup. As a result, it lowers the risk of heart disease, blood clot development, and other complications. 

Amaltas Benefits for Urinary Problems:

Amaltas can also be used to treat urination issues such as burning, urine retention, and abdominal blockages.