PHARMACOLOGICAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL PROFILE OF CASSIA OCCIDENTALIS L: A REVIEW

  • Vijay Vikram Singh 1Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida-India 2School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, IFTM University, Lodipur Rajput, Moradabad-India
  • Jainendra Jain Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida
  • Arun Kumar Mishra Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida

Abstract

Cassia occidentalis L. is an Ayurvedic medicinal plant used as a traditional medicine for the treatment of various diseases. These plants extracts are known to have several activities like anti-inflammatory activity, antibacterial activity, antioxidant, hepatoprotective and Immunosuppression activity. Phytochemical constituents include achrosin, aloeemodin, emodin, anthraquinones, anthrones, apigenin, aurantiobtusin, campesterol, cassiollin, chryso-obtusin, chrysophanic acid, chrysarobin, chrysophanol, chrysoeriol etc. have been investigated in Cassia occidentalis. This review summarizes the ethnopharmacological, phytochemical, bioactivity studies of C. occidentalis plant.

Keywords: Cassia occidentalis, Phytochemical, Pharmacological studies.


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Author Biographies

Vijay Vikram Singh, 1Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida-India 2School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, IFTM University, Lodipur Rajput, Moradabad-India

1Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida-India

2School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, IFTM University, Lodipur Rajput, Moradabad-India

Jainendra Jain, Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida

Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida

Arun Kumar Mishra, Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida

Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Greater Noida

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