Medicinal Uses of Cassia Sieberiana; A Review
Keywords:Cassia sieberiana, botanical description, pharmacology, toxicity, phytochemical constituents, Review
Ethnomedicinal importance: Cassia sieberiana, mostly found in Africa has been used in traditional medicine as purgative, diuretic, analgesic, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory agent and many others for decades. This review focusses on discussions about its traditional therapeutic benefits, Ethnopharmacological studies, pharmacological, toxicological and phytochemical relevance. Materials and Methods: Electronic database such as PubMed, SciFinder, Science Direct, Google Scholar, Excerpta database and Springer were used in the search for filtered investigations on Cassia sieberiana. Results: The results from the various studies on Cassia sieberiana gave a detailed understanding of its constituents which serves as evidence for its therapeutic and safety importance as well as a source of novel compounds with therapeutic effects. Conclusion: This review on Cassia sieberiana is significant not only in providing a comprehensive data for continuous research but also will show untapped areas in the research on Cassia sieberiana.
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