Recent Developments of Caesalpinia Decapetala

Authors(3) :-Uttam B. Shelar, Shirish S. Pingale, Manohar G. Chaskar

Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston is classified under the family capsalpiniacae. The plant is found all over the world and warmer part of India. It is originally from India and Malaysia. It is climbing shrub with prickly braches. Young branches are densely covered by tiny brownish or golden colour hairs with sharp recovered thorns. Older stem is thick with large thorns. The leaves are bippinnate, alternatively arranged and have a pair of small leafy stipules at their base. The flowers are usually yellow or pale yellow in colour. The fruits are flattered pod, oblong with small beak at one end. Each pod contains 4-9 rounded seeds. Roots, stem, bark, flowers and seeds of plant showed medicinal properties. Hence the plant can act as a herbal medicine. Caselpinia decapetala shows anti-TMV, anti-anaphylactic, anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, anti-diarrheal, anti-microbial, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic activities. It also shows analgesic acute toxicity in mice and contraceptive activity in female hamsters. Terpenoids, carbohydrates, flavonoids , resins, alkaloids, proteins, sterols, fats, oils, phenols, tannins, glycosides and diterpenoids are found out in Caesalpinina decapetala by phytochemical screening.

Authors and Affiliations

Uttam B. Shelar
SSC College Junnar, Pune (Affiliated to S. P. Pune University, Pune) , Maharashtra, India
Shirish S. Pingale
Department of Chemistry, ACS College Narayangaon, Junnar, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Manohar G. Chaskar
Department of Chemistry, B.G. College Sangavi, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Anti-Oxidant, Caesalpinia Decapetala, Anthelminitic, Female Hamster, Diterpeniod, Cassane

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 9 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-15
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 100-105
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173920
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Uttam B. Shelar, Shirish S. Pingale, Manohar G. Chaskar, " Recent Developments of Caesalpinia Decapetala", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 9, pp.100-105, November-December-2017.
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