Cassia tora


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Noun1.Cassia tora - cosmopolitan tropical herb or subshrub with yellow flowers and slender curved pods; a weed; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
genus Senna - genus of shrubs and trees and herbs many of which are often classified as members of the genus Cassia
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Agar (gracilaria and gelidium), alginates (sodium alginates and propylene glycol alginates), acacia gum (Senegal/Hashab and Seyal/Talha gum arabic), carrageenan (refined and semi-refined), cassia tora, carboxy methyl cellulose (CMC), gelatin, gellan, guar, locust bean gum, methyl cellulose, hydroxy propyl methyl cellulose (MC & HPMC), micro-crystalline cellulose (MCC), pectin (high methoxyl - HM and low methoxyl - LM), starches (native and modified), tara gum and xanthan gum.
However, it is noteworthy that dyers in Machilipatnam use the same ingredient, Cassia tora L.
Antinociceptive and smooth muscle contracting activities of the methanolic extract of Cassia tora leaves has been described (Chidume et al.