A review- study on phytochemical and neuropharmacological effects of Cassia tora flowers
Tarique Hussain, Abdul Hafiz, Vishwakarma Ravi, Deepak Kumar, Imran Kazmi
Cassia tora flowers family-Leguminosae / Fabaceae has great medicinal properties and used to treat various diseases. Flowers racemes terminal, oblong to rounded corymbose sepals5.petals 5, yellow, perfect stamens 6-7.Contains chemical compounds like: Anthraquinoness, chrysophanol, emodine, rhein, euphol, basseol, iso-istearic, palmatic, behenic acid etc., all chemicals isolated from this plants drugs that effects the nervous system and its functioning, within the brain.there are still no effective therapies Neurological related problems are so common today, that approximately 18% population suffer from disorders each year. These disorders produces serious health problems like behavioral / cognitive syndrome, sleep disorders, peripheral disorders, epilepsy, neurodegenerative disorders, Parkinsonism, neoplasm and many others. Parts of Cassia tora are used as an antifungal, antihelmintic, diuretic, expectorant, and laxative, treatment of glaucoma, hypertension, and treatment of skin diseases, ringworm and itch. Pharmacological and phytochemical studies of flowers part of Cassia Tora plants which have been done in different parts.
Tarique Hussain, Abdul Hafiz, Vishwakarma Ravi, Deepak Kumar, Imran Kazmi. A review- study on phytochemical and neuropharmacological effects of Cassia tora flowers. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research, Volume 6, Issue 4, 2021, Pages 1-5