Cassia alata


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tropical shrub (especially of Americas) having yellow flowers and large leaves whose juice is used as a cure for ringworm and poisonous bites

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The Cassia alata extract was orally administered by single dosage of 200 mg per body weight daily for 4 weeks.
Keywords: Oxidative stress, hyperglycemia, Cassia alata, erythrocyte
Investigation of Cassia alata, a plant used in Nigeria in the treatment of skin diseases.
obtained from squeezed leaves of Cassia alata is applied to affected areas with a little salt and paste of clove of Allium sativum.
Quadrat studies revealed high frequency and abundance of some other taxa like Ageratum conyzoides, Cassia alata, Eichhornia crassipes, Leucaena esculenta, Mallotus philippensis, and Phragmites australis (Table 1).
Hexane and ethyl acetate extracts of Cassia alata leaves have been reported to demonstrate antiinflammatory activities; additionally, the chloroform extract of leaves was found to be antimutagenic, while the ethyl acetate extract exhibited hypoglycemic properties (Villasenor et al.
Leaves of Cassia alata was used by the TMP for treatment of stomach pain due to bloating or indigestion (Serial Number 16).
A combination of leaves and roots of Cassia alata was used by the Chakma tribe; a combination of leaves and flowers of Hibiscus rosa sinensis L.
Cassia alata, which is used for skin disorders in Rajshahi is also considered a medicinal plant of dermatologic importance in Nigeria (Ajose, 2007).