The present findings depict the use of cassia occidentalis as broad spectrum antibacterial as well as antifungal agent. Abstract phytochemical screening, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the hexane, ethylacetate and methanol crude extracts of senna occidentalis l. This plant extracts are this plant extracts are known to have antibacterial, antifungal, antimalarial, antiinflammatory, antioxidant, hepatoprotective and immunosuppression activity. It has been used as a traditional medicine for the treatment of inflammation, fever, liver disorders, constipation, worms, fungal infections, ulcers, respiratory infections, snakebite and as a potent abortifacient48. Crocus sativus curcuma longa cassia occidentalis and moringa. Cassia occidentalis definition of cassia occidentalis by. Cassia occidentalis synonyms, cassia occidentalis pronunciation, cassia occidentalis translation, english dictionary definition of cassia occidentalis. It is an ayurvedic plant with huge medicinal importance.
Cassia occidentalis herb uses, benefits, cures, side effects. Cassia senna and cassia occidentalis have important medicinal. The taxonomic status of the plant has been well defined1 table 1. Names of cassia alata in various languages of the world are also given.
Diuretic and antioxidant activities of the aqueous extract of. Cassia angustifolia senna, a native plant of yemen, somalia and arabia and now cultivated in other parts of the world, has a variety of medicinal uses in unani as well as other traditional. Medicinal uses of amaltascassia fistula cassia fistula is used in traditional medicine system of sri lanka, burma and india. In developing countries, traditional control methods are commonly used against storedproduct insects and mites. The ethnomedical efficacy of extracts of this plant species is attributed to its phytochemical constituents most of which are phenolics and anthraquinones. Caesalpiniaceae are used to protect cowpea seeds vigna unguiculata l. When combined with powdered shells it has been used to treat vd.
Herbal drugs constitute only those traditional medicines which primarily use medicinal plant preparation for therapy 1. It is distributed throughout india and in most tropical countries. The aim of the work is to ascertain the level of antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of different solvent extracts of senna occidentalis plant. Paracetamol, cassia occidentalis, liver enzymes, hepatoprotective, silymarin. Health benefits and therapeutic uses of cassia herb.
Cassia occidentalis very leafy malodorous tropical weedy shrub whose seeds have been used as an adulterant for coffee. According to numerical cluster analysis of seed proteins, cassia occidentalis was placed within the subgenus senna by ghareeb et al. Cassia auriculata medicinal properties are due mainly to the content of hydroxyanthraquinone derivatives yang et al. Balatong aso cassia occidentalis coffee senna philippine herbal medicine an illustrated compilation of philippine medicinal plants by dr godofredo stuart, with botanical information, chemical properties, folkloric uses and research studies. An excellent series of papers, in pdf format, from various authors giving quite detailed information on a range of. Their roots, leaves and seeds were used for fever, menstrual problems, tuberculosis, diuretic, anemic, liver complaints and as a tonic for general weakness and illness6. Dec 11, 2014 medicinal uses of amaltascassia fistula cassia fistula is used in traditional medicine system of sri lanka, burma and india. It is a sanskrit term and it literally means the science of life. List of various diseases cured by cassia occidentalis. Senna occidentalis seeds were roasted at varying temperatures of 190. This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Cassia occidentalis is an annual or perennial ayurvedic plant and the roots, leaves and seeds are used in. Leaves are bluish green to a pale green, pinnate pubescent, elliptic or lanceolate and grow up to three to nine pairs on the same plant. Likewise, the common weeds cassia obtusifolia and ra are also now known as senna obtusifolia and s.
True cinnamon spice comes from the ceylon or sri lanka cinnamon c. Cassia occidentalis is a variable plant which grows erect to a height of 1. Any of various chiefly tropical or subtropical trees, shrubs, or herbs of the genus cassia in the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves. Mogdad coffee seeds can be roasted and used as a substitute for coffee. The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use, whilst the seed is sometimes used as a coffee substitute. However, the chemicals responsible for the co poisoning are not known. A decoction of the bark has been used in the treatment of sore throats. Cassia occidentalis herb uses, benefits, cures, side. Antibacterial and phytochemical analysis of cassia. Chemical constituents from cassia occidentalis linn. Though cassia consists of large number of plants but during present investigation cassia senna and cassia occidentalis were examined cassia senna.
They have also been used as an adulterant for coffee. A wide range of chemical constituents isolated from c. It is a small to mediumsized tree with compound leaves and large, shining, dark green leaflets. The preliminary screening of the various extracts was carried. Nadurandrade n, barbosa am, carlos fp, lima cj, cogo jc and. Although cassia species have been used widely to treat diseases. The present study shows that mustard seeds pretreatment with various concentrations 1. Its paste is used for treating skin ailments and also for getting rid of chronic diseases. Crocus sativus curcuma longa cassia occidentalis and. However, cassia occidentalis is also known to boost the fertility, it is also used as an aphrodisiac.
How cassia occidentalis is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. Medicinal uses of cassia auriculata biotech articles. Cassia tora acts as a liver stimulant, mild laxative and heart tonic. Col family caesalpiniaceae is a common weed scattered from the foothills of himalayas to west bengal, south india, burma, and sri lanka. Cassia occidentalis was analyzed to evaluate the existence of allelopathic effect using fully viable seeds of mustard seeds brassica campestris l. The present investigation was an attempt to study the seedling growth of three cassia spp.
Common names the plant has a number of common names in english language4. Cassia occidentalis linn, leguminosae, flavone glycosides, antimicrobial activity cassia occidentalis 1,2 linn belongs to family leguminosae which is commonly known as kasunda. Activityguided chemo toxic profiling of cassia occidentalis. Antimicrobial activity of cassia occidentalis kasmard 22 20 25 16 25 22 12 18 22 20 6. Seedling growth of cassia tora cassia occidentalis and. The leaf is green on the adaxial surface and light green on the abaxial surface. How cassia alata is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. Cassia tora proves worthwhile in treating piles and hemorrhoids as well as relieving the pain caused on excretion. Kasamarda cassia occidentalis is a medicinal plant mainly used in respiratory problems like cough, asthma, bronchitis etc.
Cassia fistula belonging to leguminosae family, is widely used for its medicinal properties. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region the fruit pulp contains derived anthracenes. Medicinal properties of plants make them potent to prevent or cure diseases. A downloadable pdf document of a book in prepublication awaiting illustration. Then, strain it and drink this tea daily for 30 days. Cassia herbs benefits and medicinal uses of cassia herbs herb.
The aim and objective of the present study is to perform insilico docking analysis of the major active constituents identified in four indian medicinal plants namely crocus sativus, curcuma longa, cassia occidentalis and moringa oleifera for anti. Effect of roasting regime on phytochemical properties of senna. Studies on physicochemical and nutritional properties of. Antidiabetic activity of cassia occidentalis linn in normal. It has been estimated that over 8000 plants are used in traditional, folk and herbal medicine, senna occidentalis linn caesalpiniaceae, a perennial plant of. The flowers of the plant are either yellow or brown and the fruits. Research article an indian traditional medicinal and food plant. As in various other countries, in cameroun roasted seeds are used as coffee substitutes, while other parts of the plants are used by.
Majority of the global population depend on plants due to their medicinal benefits 1. Pdf pharmacological profile of cassia occidentalis l a. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of. In ayurveda, this tree is used for treating constipation, fever, digestive troubles and skin diseases. Antimicrobial efficacy of cassia occidentalis kasmard. Cassia occidentalis is a plant with potentially limitless uses and is of importance to properly establish a partial monograph for its correct identification. Pharmacognosy, phytochemistry and pharmacology of cassia. Effect of ethanolic extract of cassia occidentalis linn. Walpers against callosobruchus maculatus coleoptera.
Issn phytochemical screening, antioxidant and antimicrobial. Pdf cassia angustifolia, a versatile medicinal crop. Cassia or purging cassia is one of the most beautiful trees of india. As the word kasa refers to cough, and marda to end or to cure in ayurveda, kasamarda cassia occidentalisis hence a drug of choice for all types of cough. Bioactive proanthocyanidins from the root bark of cassia.
Seedling growth of cassia tora cassia occidentalis and cassia. Typically the bark of the cassia tree is considered to be a substitute for cinnamon and this bark of the cassia tree is known to produce a volatile oil that is very similar to cinnamon oil. Cassia is also the english common name of some species in the genus cinnamomum of the family lauraceae. In present study, antibacterial activity of various extracts of cassia occidentalis l.
Cassia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, fabaceae, and the subfamily caesalpinioideae. The results were submitted to statistical treatment by the use of graphpad instat software version 3. Pdf the therapeutic importance of cassia occidentalis an. Names of cassia occidentalis in various languages of the world are also given. Nadur andrade n, barbosa am, carlos fp, lima cj, cogo jc and. Pdf phytochemistry and antimicrobial activities of cassia. Cassia alata herb uses, benefits, cures, side effects, nutrients. Cassia oil contains cinnamic aldehyde, cinnamylacetate, cinnamic acid, tannic acid and starch amongst other compounds.
Of these treatments, medicinal plants, such as cassia occidentalis, are popularly used for snakebites 5. Therefore, the present study was designed to identify the key moieties in co seeds and their cytotoxicity in rat primary hepatocytes and hepg2 cells. All cassia species are an important rich source of secondary metabolites, notably anthraquinone derivatives and has been used in chinese and ayurvedic preparations. Apr 24, 2020 kasamarda cassia occidentalis is a medicinal plant mainly used in respiratory problems like cough, asthma, bronchitis etc. Seedling growth of cassia tora, cassia occidentalis and cassia sophera in relation to salinity and ph 602 culture solution for growth of atriplex halimus was a function of environmental conditions. Our prior studies have shown an association between the deaths of children and consumption of cassia occidentalis co seeds. The herb helps the body in maintaining the normal level of cholesterol. Cassia abbreviata is an important medicinal plant used in the treatment of various infectious diseases. The anomeric proton signals or bari kasunda in hindi.
Determination of antipyretic and antioxidant activity of cassia. Uses, benefits, cures, side effects, nutrients in cassia alata. Staphylococcus aureus mtcc 1144, streptococcus pneumoniae mtcc 655 and streptococcus pyogenes mtcc 442. Cassia occidentalis article about cassia occidentalis by. Phytochemical screening, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the hexane, ethylacetate and methanol crude extracts of senna occidentalis l. The plant is a diffuse usually annual under shrub with loosely spreading branches 60150 cm long, found throughout india, up to an altitude of 1500 m. It is very good for men in 40s to maintain and prevent them from prostrate disease, and make them strong, even in sexual performance.
An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region an infusion is drunk to calm ones nerves, and as a treatment for kidney problems, haemorrhage, worms, and cleaning womb and tubes. In jamaica the seeds are roasted, brewed and served as tea to treat hemorrhoids, gout, rheumatism, and diabetes. Cassia senna and cassia occidentalis have important. The plant is a diffuse usually annual under shrub with loosely spreading branches 60150 cm. The cassia herb is also known by other names such as the cassia bark, canton cassia, cassia aromaticum, bastard cinnamon, chinese cinnamon and so on. An extract obtained from the wood has been used in the treatment of jaundice. Phytochemical screening, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of senna occidentalis l. Uses, benefits, cures, side effects, nutrients in cassia occidentalis.1064 1497 1172 1571 208 1247 913 633 1359 656 1280 355 486 592 927 597 329 1472 1645 5 960 339 706 122 974 168 972 1443 271 136 920 1040 465 1219 1136 1488 1251 172 121 256 1256 1278 691 118