Annual herbaceous plants, spread. Round rods, segmented, hollow, bare, forked, approximately 3 feet long, green color. Single leaf, pointed tip, flat edge, 3-15 cm long, 1-9 cm wide, green color. Single flower, trumpet shape, in the armpit leaves, 3-5 cm long, diameter of approximately 5 cm, the color purple. Fruit box, 1 cm diameter, pale green young fruit after the old brown.
The composition of Cassia Siamea Lamk:Leaves: Barakol, alkaloids, flavoniod, steroida anthraquinone, and tannins. Root bark: Lupeol, betalin, and diantrakinon. Seeds: Oils and fats sitosterin.
Curable Disease by Cassia Siamea Lamk:Antipyretics properties. Study the hypoglycemic effect from water decoction of leaves of Cassia Siamea Lamk, on white male rats, compared to Tolbutamide. From this research, water was boiled leaves of Cassia Siamea Lamk dose of 2.5, 5.0, and 10.0 g / kg bb can reduce blood glucose levels to the negative control. In the group of normal mice are not given a glucose load of water decoction of leaves Cassia Siamea Lamk dose 10.0 g / kg bb can reduce blood glucose levels of 15:06% to a negative control. Research of hepatoprotective effect from infusion leaves of Cassia Siamea Lamk on white rats given carbon tetrachloride. From the results of these studies, infusion of leaves of Cassia Siamea Lamk have hepatoprotective effects. Leaves of Cassia Siamea Lamk contain compounds that can inhibit an increase in GPT activity, plasma and liver tissue damage due to CC14, and there is a relationship between dose and effect. Antimicrobial study the effect of infusion leaves Cassia Siamea Lamk against some bacteria and fungi causing skin diseases. From this research, leaves of Cassia Siamea Lamk infusion has an antibacterial effect against Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Proteus.vulgaris, but did not show antifungal activity against Candida albicans, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Microsporum canis.
Warning: For those who are vulnerable, cautious use of this simplicia. Simplicia contain toxic ingredients (alkaloids).