- The fruit is indicated in rheumatism, gout, diabetes, thoracic obstructions etc.
- The leaves of amaltas are anti-periodic and laxative, and are specially used in treating jaundice, piles, rheumatism, ulcers, skin eruptions, ring worms and eczema.
- The root of amaltas is tonic, febrifuge, astringent and strong purgative. They are specially used in joint pain, migraine, chest pain and blood dysentery.
- Amaltas root is also useful in fever, heart diseases, retained excretions, cardiac disorders biliousness, rheumatic condition, haemorrhages, wounds, ulcers and boils and various skin diseases.
- The amaltas is used as analgesic as an antipyretic, it is a remedy for malaria and other fevers.
- The fruit is used in the treatment of diabetes.
- It is also used for skin complaints. The powder or decoction of the bark is administered in leprosy, jaundice, syphilis and heart diseases.
Cassia fistula is native to the Indian subcontinent and adjacent regions of Southeast Asia, from southern Pakistan through India and Sri Lanka to Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand. In India it is found in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh.