Barakol contents in fresh and cooked Senna siamea leaves.

  title={Barakol contents in fresh and cooked Senna siamea leaves.},
  author={Tanit Padumanonda and Wandee Gritsanapan},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={37 2},
Senna siamea (Lam.) Irwin and Barneby is a medicinal plant popularly used in Thailand. Young leaves and/or young flowers of this plant have been consumed by Thai people as a Khi Lek curry for a long time. The fresh young leaves and flowers are boiled with water 2-3 times to get rid of the bitterness and the boiled mush is used for curry cooking. Barakol, a major constituent of Senna siamea leaves was analyzed for its content in the fresh young leaves, the boiled leaves and the boiled filtrates… CONTINUE READING