Mogdad coffee

The scientific name of Mogdad coffee: Cassia occidentalis

Name of Mogdad coffee in different languages:

English: Mogdad coffee, Negro-coffee, Senna coffee, Stephanie coffee

Sanskrit: Kasamarda, Vimarda, Arimarda

Hindi: Kasunda, Bari kasondi

Malayalam: Ponnaraveeram, Oolan Takara (പൊന്നാവീരം, ഊളൻ തകര)

Plant Description:-

Coffee senna is an annual herb growing abundantly in wasteland areas, and roadsides etc. , it grows up to 1-2 meter height and many branched, leaves are green and oppositely arranged, compound, leaflets arranged in 4-6 pairs, with sharp tip, sized 2 to 9 cm long and 2 to 3 cm wide. Flowers are seen in clusters and bright yellow in color, seeds are contained in a pod are dark brown, sized 8 to 12 cm long.

Useful plant parts:

Flower leaf

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Oblong, Elliptic Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulated
 Margin_Entire  Recticulate

Medicinal uses:

Hepatoprotective, antimalarial, analgesic, increase vision, treat gonorrhea, fevers, urinary tract disorders to cure internal bacterial and fungal disorders, convulsions, reduces blood pressure, reduces spasms and as a cardiotonic.

Chemical content:

Anthraquinones, emodin

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