Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part A (2016)
An overview on phytochemical and pharmacological profile of Cassia tora Linn.
Author(s): Sonali K Bhandirge, Vijay Patel, Arjun Patidar, Anil Pasi and Dr. Vimukta Sharma
Abstract: India is virtually a herbarium of the world. Research on medicinal plants is one of the leading areas of research globally. Although there is require to pay attention in regard of safety evaluation of bioactivities of medicinal plants. Medicinal plants are containing inherent active ingredients used to cure disease and relieve pain. The use of medicinal plants as raw materials in the production of new drugs is increasing day by day because of their potentials in combating the problem of drug resistance in micro-organisms. The traditional medicines and medicinal plants have been widely in most developing countries as therapeutic agents for the maintenance of good health. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that about 80% of people living in developing countries rely almost exclusively on traditional medicines for their primary health care needs. The present review summarizes the scientific information of various aspects of Cassia tora plant used in traditional system of medicine for a variety of purpose. C. tora is well known medicinal plant commonly found in India and other tropical countries.
How to cite this article:
Sonali K Bhandirge, Vijay Patel, Arjun Patidar, Anil Pasi and Dr. Vimukta Sharma. An overview on phytochemical and pharmacological profile of Cassia tora Linn.. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2016; 4(6): 50-55.