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Scientific name of Sickle Senna: Cassia obtusifolia/Cassia tora
Name of Sickle Senna in different languages:-
English: Coffeeweed, Senna, Sickle senna
Sanskrit: Elagajam, Chakramarda, Punnada.
Hindi: chirauta chokad
Malayalam: Chakrathakara ചക്രത്തകര
Sickle Senna (Cassia obtusifolia) is a tropical herb or woody subshrub annual, mostly found in roadsides, woodland and plane areas, grows up to 2 meters tall, with many branches. Leaves are obovate or oblong, up to 6cm long; leaflets are three pairs, with rounded apex. Flowers are yellow, axillary in pairs, obovate, up to 15mm long, and with five petals, flowering in June - August. Seeds are many, contain in a pod or bean length up to 20cm long and 4mm wide. Fruiting is August - October.
Useful plant parts:
leaves, seeds, and root
Constipation, Eye diseases, skin diseases, ringworm