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CASSIA TORA : ITS CHEMISTRY, MEDICIAL USES AD PHARMACOLOGY

@inproceedings{Choudhary2011CASSIAT,
  title={CASSIA TORA : ITS CHEMISTRY, MEDICIAL USES AD PHARMACOLOGY},
  author={Manjusha Choudhary and Yuvraj Gulia},
  year={2011}
}
Summary Cassia tora Linn. (Caesalpinaceae) is a well known oriental herb or undershrub, found as a rainy season weed throughout India. Traditionally, the whole plant as well as specific parts such as leaves, seeds and roots have been widely used against different diseases. It is a rich source of anthraquinone glycosides. A wide range of chemical compounds have been isolated from this plant. It has variety of biological/pharmacological activities such as hepatoprotective, anti2inflammatory… 
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Leaves of Cassia tora as a novel cancer therapeutic--an in vitro study.
Antibacterial activity of antipsoriatic herbs: Cassia tora, Momordica charantia and Calendula officinalis
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Among the various extracts, aqueous extracts exhibited highest activity especially against S. aureus which has been one of the organisms which aggravate conditions like psoriasis, in this study of antibacterial activity.
Studies on antiinflammatory effect of Cassia tora leaf extract (fam. Leguminosae)
The antiinflammatory effect of the methanol extract of the leaves of Cassia tora was investigated against carrageenin, histamine, serotonin and dextran‐induced rat hind paw oedema. It exhibited
Evaluation of Antimicrobial Potentialities of Leaves Extract of the Plant Cassia tora Linn. (Leguminosae/Caesalpinioideae)
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The traditional claim of leaves of C. tora as an antimicrobial property have been confirmed as the extracts displayed activity against some bacteria and fungi which cause skin infection and gastro-intestinal disorder.
Anthraquinones with Immunostimulating Activity from Cassia tora L.
Many of plants had been reported having immunostimulating activity. This study reports the immunostimulating activity of Cassia tora L. (Leguminosae) seed, by means of solvent extraction method.
In vitro anthelmintic activity of Cassia tora.
Alcohol and aqueous extracts from the seeds of Cassia tora were investigated for their anthelmintic activity against Pheretima posthuma and Ascardia galli. Three concentrations (25, 50 and 100 mg/ml)
Antifungal Activities of the Leaf Extract of Cassia tora Linn. (Fam. Leguminosae)
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The dealcoholized extract of leaves of Cassia tora Linn significantly inhibited the growth of C. albicans, A. niger, S. cerevisiae and T. mentagophytes when tested by turbidity and spore germination methods in a concentration dependent fashion.
Antibacterial Activity of Cassia tora Leaves
Ethanolic and Aqueous extracts from the leaves of Cassia tora were investigated for their antibacterial activity. Their concentrations 0.15mg, 0.31mg ethanolic and aqueous extracts respectively were
Inhibitory Activities of Cassia tora and its Anthraquinone Constituents on Angiotensin‐Converting Enzyme
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The bioactivity of seeds from raw and roasted Cassia tora via angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory assays was screened and it was found that both of the MeOH extracts from the raw and roast C. tora exhibited significant inhibitory properties against ACE.
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