Cassia powder, also known as senna powder, is procured from the endosperm of the Cassia tora seeds. It has a pale yellowish colour and a peculiar smell. This plant is mostly found in India, Pakistan, China and Bangladesh. Cassia powder is considered as a GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) in countries like the USA, India, Japan and Europe region. Because of that, it is considered a safe food additive and it is widely used as a thickening agent in various food products. Cassia gum powder has gained immense popularity because of its unique medicinal properties and it is used as a blood purifier and laxative.