Candle tree is a nice plant with beautiful yellow flowers that's native to Mexico. It's a medicinal tree that has very effective fungicidal properties and is used traditionally to treat fungal infections of the skin.
Modern studies confirm antimicrobial as well as anti-inflammatory activity of the tree. According to manufacturer info it's even a great anti-aging plant extract that gives DNA protection from UV rays and supports the natural repairing process of the skin cells.
Show me some proof
- Phytotherapy Research, Volume 16, Issue S1, pages 93–96, March 2002, Bioactivity studies on Cassia alata Linn. leaf extracts