A Brief Review of the Protective Role of Sennsa Sigunea in Diverse Biological Functions

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Chakali Ayyanna, K.Sujatha, Ravi Kumar Kota, Kottapalli Vinay Kumar, Lankadi Devi, Sujit Kumar Mohanty


Senna singueana is one of the most potential medicinal plants from genus Senna that are widely studied for medical purposes. Belongs to the family Fabaceae that growing up to 15 m. Other names are winter cassia, scrambled egg or sticky pod. S. singueana is commonly found in semi-arid regions of tropical Africa Senna singueana (Delile) Lock is a potential medicinal plant commonly used to mitigate various infectious and non-infectious diseases including malaria, typhoid, gonorrhoea, bilharzia, cancer, epilepsy and ulcer. The phytochemical profile of S. singueana indicates the presence of different phytoconstituents corresponding to the pharmacological properties. Scientific studies reveal that S. singueana has pharmacological activities including antimicrobial activity, antioxidant activity, antidiabetic activity, anticancer activity, hepatoprotective activity and antiapoptotic activity.

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