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613-1898-1-PB.pdf
International Journal of Bioassays (2013)
  • Satish Bhalerao, Wilson College
Abstract
Cassia tora Linn. (Family: Leguminosae) is one of the well-known herb as well as a common weed in most of
the Asian countries. In India, Different parts of these plants are known for its meditative value as an antioxidant,
antimutagenic, antidiuretic etc. In Ayurveda this plant constitutes as “Dadrughan- vati” which helps in treatment of
skin diseases like ring worm, leucoderma, eczema etc. It is an anthroquinone containing plant which also has a certain
bioactive compounds such as emodin, rhein, palmatic, isostearic, etc. The present review deals with bioactive
compounds, traditional uses, and pharmacological perspectives of Cassia tora Linn.
Keywords
  • Anthroquinone,
  • Cassia tora Linn.,
  • Eczema,
  • Medicative,
  • Pharmacological
Disciplines
Publication Date
Spring September 27, 2013
Citation Information
Satish Bhalerao. "613-1898-1-PB.pdf" International Journal of Bioassays Vol. 2 Iss. 4 (2013) p. 1421 - 1427 ISSN: ISSN: 2278-778X
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/satish-bhalerao/2/