sickle senna

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sickle senna

Chinese herbal medicine
An annual herb, the seeds of which are antihypertensive, antipyretic and laxative; it is used for constipation, poor vision and inflammation.
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Cassia tora leaves were collected from Padappai near Chennai.
In the present study, we isolated an active compound ononitol monohydrate from Cassia tora leaves which was tested against the [CC1.
Anthraquinones isolated from Cassia tora (Leguminosae) seed show an antifungal property against phytopathogenic fungi.