PHARMACOLOGICAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL PROFILE OF CASSIA OCCIDENTALIS L: A REVIEW
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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