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Biological Properties & Medicinal Importance of Cassia fistula
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1  Department of Chemistry, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow
2  Department of Chemistry, University of Lucknow, Lucknow. Department of Chemistry, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow.
Academic Editor: Julio A. Seijas


Medicinal plant species contain variety of chemical substances with high medical
potential making these plant species valuable as biomedical sources. The plant of Cassia fistula is a deciduous plant also known as “Yellow Shower.” The plant Cassia fistula is highly considered for its biological importance in traditional medication system. This plant is full of different bioactive phytochemicals. In Ayurveda, the plant has also attained the medicinal importance.
Pharmacological properties like antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic,
antitumor, hepatoprotective and many more are exhibited by this plant.

Keywords: Bioactive, Medicinal properties, Phytochemicals.