Shashikant R Pattan, Nachiket S Dighe, Sunil A Nirmal, Prerana A Chavan, Sanjay B Bhawar, Nilesh Jadhao, Santosh B Dighe
Shashikant R Pattan, Nachiket S Dighe*, Sunil A Nirmal, Prerana A Chavan, Sanjay B Bhawar, Nilesh Jadhao and Santosh B Dighe
Pravara Rural College of Pharmacy, Loni, M.S., India.
Volume - 1,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2009
Cassia fistula Linn (Leguminosae) is a shrub, extensively used in traditional medicine in tropical and warm subtropical countries. C. Fistula commonly found in waste grounds and secondary forest. The chemical constituents reported from this plant belong to different classes such as glycosides, flavonoides, steroids, mucilage and sugars. C. Fistula has number of medicinal uses, many of which have been verified by scientific methods. This review article summarizes the chemistry and pharmacological profile of C. Fistula.
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Shashikant R Pattan, Nachiket S Dighe, Sunil A Nirmal, Prerana A Chavan, Sanjay B Bhawar, Nilesh Jadhao, Santosh B Dighe. An Overview of Cassia fistula: Chemistry and Pharmacological Profile. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2009; 1(3): 143-145.