chapter  23
Ethnopharmacology of Cassia siamea Lam.
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Cassia siamea (Lam.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby, Fabaceae is a native of Sri Lanka and is widely cultivated in Southeast Asia. It is traditionally used to treat insomnia, diabetes, fever, hypertension and constipation. C. siamea is used in Southwest Nigeria as a remedy for febrile illness.