Cassia alata


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Noun1.Cassia alata - tropical shrub (especially of Americas) having yellow flowers and large leaves whose juice is used as a cure for ringworm and poisonous bites; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
senna - any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are used medicinally
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The leaves of Ipomoea involucrata (II), Acalypha hispida (AH), Breynia nivosa (BN), Jatropha curcas (JC), Chromolaena odorata (CO), Macrolobium macrophyllum (MM), Baphia nitida (BNI), Burkea africana (BA), Cassia alata (CA), and the root of Eleusine indica (EI) were collected after the interview.
Recently plant mediated green synthesis of different nanoparticles from various plants such as Cassia alata [10], Camellia sinensis [11], Mangifera indica [12], Azadirachta indica [13], Syzygium cumini [14], and Ocimum basilicum [15] has been reported.
Materials and Methods: This study investigates the effect of Cassia alata, a traditional medicinal herb on erythrocytes oxidative stress in streptozotocin (STZ) induced diabetic rats.
Aside from atis and guyabano, akapulko, or the Cassia alata, a herbal medicine with antimicrobial properties, also showed anticancer potential.
Cassia alata, a plant used by the Kaviraj for treatment of eczema, is used for treatment of skin diseases in Nigeria [5].
More than 90% frequency was estimated for the 9 taxa Alternanthera sessilis, Achyranthes aspera, Bauhinia variegata, Cassia alata, Cynodon dactylon, Lemna acquinoctialis Mikania indica, Mimosa pudica, and Trema orientalis, while Parthenium hysterophorus, Mallotus philippensis, Enhydra fluctuans, Echinochloa crusgalli, Commelina bengalensis, Bauhinia variegata, Crotalaria pallida, and the fern Ampelopteris prolifera either touched 90% or was very close to it.
Don, Justicia pectoralis Jacq., Citrus aurauntium L., Coleus amboinicus, Ocimum bacilicum L., Allium cepa L., Zanthoxylum fagara L., Nectandra coriacea (Sw.) Griseb., Urera baccifera L., Persea americana Miller, Cassia alata L., Parthenium hysterophorus L., Roystonea regia y Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
(Cassia alata L.) in ethnopharmacological surveys are: digestive, stomach pains, pre-hepatic jaundice, liver disease, thoracic pain and inflammation.
Leaf extract of Cassia alata was reported to be effective in reducing blood sugar levels in streptozotocin-induced hyperglycemic rats (Palanichamy et al., 1988).
DN-Age LS 9547 is a botanical complex, extracted from the leaves of the cassia alata plant.