- Botanical Name : Cassia Tora
- Family Name : Caesalpinaceae
- Common Name : Foetid Cassia, Tora, Sickle Senna, Sickle Pod, Coffee Pod, Tovara, Chakvad.
- Part Used : Seeds
- Habitat : Grows in dry soil throughout tropical parts of india.
- Product offered : Seeds
It is aperient, germicide, mucilaginous & laxative. It is used as a coffee substitute and has a maturant and anodyne action. Useful in treating skin diseases like ring worm, itch and psoriasis. The alcoholic or vinegar maceration of pounded fresh leaves is used externally to treat eczema and dermatomycosis. Fruit Decoction is used in the treatment of fevers.