Toxic effect of the roasted and unroasted beans of Cassia occidentalis in goats.

Journal Article

The toxic effects of roasted and unroasted beans of the wild coffee, C occidentalis were compared. Both types of beans intoxicated goats in varying degrees, but roasting partially reduced the toxic effects of the beans. Histopathological, biochemical and enzyme histochemical studies showed that the toxin of C occidentalis damages the liver, vascular system, heart, and lungs.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Suliman, HB; Shommein, AM

Published Date

  • February 1, 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 6 - 11

PubMed ID

  • 3010543

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0145-6296

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States