Cassia seeds come from the cassia, an annual plant that grows in the world's tropical zones. It is an upright-growing plant that can reach a height of more than four feet, with large, green leaves and yellow flowers. The entire plant is picked and reaped in autumn, then dried in the sun.
The seeds threshed off the plant, and can be used either raw or after being fried. Externally,
cassia seeds range in color from greenish-brown to dark brown, with a smooth surface. Some cassia seeds may have small yellowish bands on the outer surface.
1. For treating conjunctival congestion swelling and pain, dizziness and headache caused by the flaming-uo of the liver-fire.It is used in combination with the drugs for clearing liver-fire and heat, such as gentian root,prunella spike.
2. For treating blurring vision due to Yin deficiency.It is used together with wolfberry fruit and dodder seed to nourish liver and improve vision;
3. For treating heat accumulation in large intestine, consitipation due to intestinal dryness, it is used in combination with the drugs for relieving dryness and loosening the bowels, such as reichosanthes fruit, bush-cherry seed, ect.
Appearance brown powder
Odor & taste Characteristic Complies
Solubility Insoluble in water Complies
Loss on drying ≤2.0% 1.65%
Pesticides Negative Complies
Mesh size 100% pass 80mesh Complies
Heavy metals PPM
Pb ≤2.0% Complies
As ≤1.0% Complies
Hg ≤0.5% Complies
Total Plate Count <1000cfu/g Complies
Yeast & Mold <100cfu/g Complies
E.Coli Negative Complies
Fungi Negative Complies
Salmonella Negative Complies
Conclusion Conform with specification CP2010