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Senna siamea

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Senna siamea, Siamese cassia, kassod tree, cassod tree, Cassia tree

This plant has medicinal value and it contains a compound named Barakol. The leaves, tender pods and seeds are edible, but they must be previously boiled and the water discarded. They are used in Burmese and also in Thai cuisine where one of the most well-known preparations is Kaeng khilek (Thai: แกงขี้เหล็ก).
Other uses include as fodder plant, in intercropping systems, windbreaks, and shelter belts.

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