Cassie Absolute

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What other names is Cassie Absolute known by?

Absolu de Cassier, Acacia farnesiana, Acacia Jaune, Acacia Odorant, Cassie, Cassie Ancienne, Cassie du Levant, Cassier, Huisache, Mimosa de Farnèse, Mimosa farnesiana, Popinac Absolute, Sweet Acacia.

What is Cassie Absolute?

Cassie absolute is an extract of the flower of Acacia farnesiana. It is used for medicine.

Cassie absolute is used for fever, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), tuberculosis, diarrhea, muscle spasms, and stomach cancer. It is also used as a stimulant and to increase sexual desire (as an aphrodisiac).

Some people put cassie absolute on the skin to treat dryness. It is also used topically to kill insects.

In India, tea made from Acacia farnesiana is used for gonorrhea, and the root is chewed for sore throat.

In foods and beverages, cassie absolute is used for flavoring.

In manufacturing, cassie absolute is used as a fragrance in perfumes.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of cassie absolute for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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How does Cassie Absolute work?

Cassie absolute contains chemicals called glycosides that may decrease pain and swelling (inflammation) and open the airways in the respiratory tract.

Are there safety concerns?

Cassie absolute seems to be safe in food amounts, but the safety and possible side effects of larger medicinal amounts are unknown.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Cassie absolute seems to be safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts should be avoided until more is known.

Dosing considerations for Cassie Absolute.

The appropriate dose of cassie absolute depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for cassie absolute. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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Reviewed on 3/29/2011 12:35:40 PM

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