Acute Toxicity , Phytochemistry and Antibacterial Activity of Aqueous and Ethanolic Leaf Extracts of Cassia Alata Linn

  title={Acute Toxicity , Phytochemistry and Antibacterial Activity of Aqueous and Ethanolic Leaf Extracts of Cassia Alata Linn},
  author={S Y Timothy and FW Lamu and AS Rhoda and Adati and Maspalma and Askira},
Cassia alata Linn is an important medicinal plant as well as an ornamental flowering plant that has diverse reported medicinal values. This study focused on the evaluation of the phytochemical components, antibacterial as well as acute toxicity studies. The leaves of the plant were collected, dried, ground and extracted using 95% ethanol and water. The extracts were used for acute toxicity study, phytochemical screening and antibacterial assay using cup-plate method. The result from this study… CONTINUE READING


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