Senna siamea

Family Name: 
Fabaceae
Local Name: 
Abootre
Uses As Per Literature: 

Food: The young fruits and leaves are eaten as a vegetable. The flowers and young fruits are used in curries.
Medicine:The fruit is used to charm away intestinal worms and to prevent convulsions in children. The heartwood is said to be a laxative, and a decoction is used against scabies

Source: Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014

Traditional Uses: 

The leaves are used to treat malaria.

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Malaria