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Title: Phytochemical and pharmacological profile of Cassia tora Linn. - An Overview
Authors: Jain, Smita
Patil, U K
Keywords: Anthraquinone
Ayurvedic medicine
Cassia tora
Foetid Cassia
Pharmacological properties
Satpura region
Traditional medicine
Issue Date: Dec-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeA61K 36/00, A61K 36/482
Abstract: Cassia tora Linn. is one of the well-known anthraquinone containing plant and has been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. In the present review, an attempt has been made to explore a literature survey on its traditional uses, phytochemical studies and pharmacological properties. The whole plant as well as specific parts such as roots, leaves and seeds have been widely used and claimed against different diseases by rural and traditional practitioners of Satpura region of Madhya Pradesh. This plant has great contribution in modern system of herbal medicine for new drug development.
Page(s): 430-437
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Source:IJNPR Vol.1(4) [December 2010]

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